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A list of words and phrases from the Elven language.

AEdit

aeloulaev
"when peaces meets", a collective term for a period of four years (interchangeable with pyesigen). Plural: aeloulaeva.[1]
aerister
"teacher"[2]
aes
"hunted"[2]
Akh'Faer
"Army of the Art", collective term for the magical military of Cormanthyr used during the Fall of Myth Drannor. Singular: Akh'Faern.[3]
Akh'Velahr
"Army of Arms", collective term for the standard military of Cormanthyr used during the Fall of Myth Drannor. Singular: Akh'Velahrn.[3]
ansrivarr
"memory"[4]
Arselu'Tel'Quess
"The Great Art of the People", meaning Elven High Magic.[5]
Auglathla
"Winterbreeze", an old elvish surname.[6]

BEdit

be-inway
"wake"[7]
bhin
"young human male" (slang)[8]
biir
"garbage", used as an insult against those of half-elven and human heritage.[8]

CEdit

col
"not", used as a prefix that means "not," as in "Colson" meaning "not-son" (i.e., "daughter").[9]
Cinnaelos'Cor
"The Day of Corellon's Peace", or Shieldmeet[1]

EEdit

eisliesen
"killing"[2]

FEdit

Faerûn
"one land" in old elven[10]
fete
"fire"[citation needed]

IEdit

ivaebhin
"boy filled with brightness"[11]
Iqua'Tel'Quessir
"Creator Races"[12]

KEdit

kerym
"blade" (as in blade made of steel).[citation needed]
Kiira
"Lore gem" Formerly Tel'Kiira. See also Selu'Kiira.[13]
Kirthol Erdel
the Thunder Peaks mountain range.[14]

LEdit

laran
"regal" or "one who is regal".[citation needed]
Laranlas
"Regal lady", a title used by female rulers of Ardeep.[15]
Laranlors
"Regal lord", a title used by male rulers of Ardeep.[15]

NEdit

N'Vaelhar
Shadow soldiers. Singular: N'Vaelharn.[13]

PEdit

pyesigen
"four snows:", a collective term for a period of four years (interchangeable with aeloulaev). Plural: pyesigeni.[1]

REdit

rysar
a span of important time or a generation, depending on its context. Usually, it is used to measure the reign of a specific elven ruler. Rysar are further broken down by aeloulaeva, pyesigeni, or a particular ruler's reign.[1]

SEdit

savalir
"murderer"[16]
Selu'Kiira
"High lore gems".[13]
Selu'Taar
"High Caster" or "The Art's Disciples", i.e., High Mages.[5]

TEdit

teu-kelytha
legendary moon horse of Evermeet.[17]

VEdit

Vyshaan
a vile curse or an insult, in reference to the Vyshaan clan.[18]

ZEdit

zenar
"less than half". Used as an insult to humans born to a half-elven parent.[8]

AppendixEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Steven E. Schend and Kevin Melka (1998). Cormanthyr: Empire of the Elves, p. 20. TSR, IncISBN 0-7069-0761-4.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Paul S. Kemp. Another Name for Dawn (PDF).
  3. 3.0 3.1 Steven E. Schend (1998). The Fall of Myth Drannor, p. 64. TSR, IncISBN 0-7869-1235-9.
  4. Ed Greenwood, Jeff Grubb (April 1998). Cormyr: A Novel (Paperback), p. 146. Wizards of the Coast. ISBN ISBN 0-7869-0710-X.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Steven E. Schend and Kevin Melka (1998). Cormanthyr: Empire of the Elves, p. 125. TSR, IncISBN 0-7069-0761-4.
  6. slade (April 1996). The North: Guide to the Savage Frontier (Cities and Civilization), p. 11. TSR, IncISBN 0-7869-0391-0.
  7. R.A. Salvatore (January 2007). The Hunter's Blades Trilogy Collector's Edition (Hardcover), p. 868. Wizards of the CoastISBN 978-0786943159.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Steven E. Schend and Kevin Melka (1998). Cormanthyr: Empire of the Elves, p. 39. TSR, IncISBN 0-7069-0761-4.
  9. R.A. Salvatore (September 2005). The Two Swords, p. 39. Wizards of the CoastISBN 0-7869-3790-4.
  10. Bruce R. Cordell, Ed Greenwood, Chris Sims (August 2008). Forgotten Realms Campaign Guide, p. 84. Wizards of the CoastISBN 978-0-7869-4924-3.
  11. Steven E. Schend (July 2006). Blackstaff (Mass Market Paperback), p. 14. Wizards of the CoastISBN 978-0786940165.
  12. Paul Jaquays (1988). The Savage Frontier, p. 3. TSR, IncISBN 0-88038-593-6.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Steven E. Schend (1998). The Fall of Myth Drannor, p. 152. TSR, IncISBN 0-7869-1235-9.
  14. Monte Cook (April 1999). The Glass Prison, p. 22. Wizards of the CoastISBN 978-0786913435.
  15. 15.0 15.1 Eric L. Boyd (2006-05-03). Environs of Waterdeep (PDF). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. Wizards of the Coast. Retrieved on 2013-04-30.
  16. Erik Scott de Bie (September 4, 2012). Shadowbane: Eye of Justice (Kindle edition), loc. 1765. Wizards of the Coast. ISBN B007JCC1EU.
  17. Elaine Cunningham (April 2003). Windwalker (Hardcover), p. 345. Wizards of the CoastISBN 0-7869-2968-5.
  18. Richard Baker, Ed Bonny, Travis Stout (February 2005). Lost Empires of Faerûn, p. 56. Wizards of the CoastISBN 0-7869-3654-1.

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