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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]
arakhor
"tree warden" or "one who protects the forest"[5]
Arselu'Tel'Quess
"The Great Art of the People", meaning Elven High Magic.[6]
Auglathla
"Winterbreeze", an old elvish surname.[7]

BEdit

be-inway
"wake"[8]
bhin
"young human male" (slang)[9]
biir
"garbage", used as an insult against those of half-elven and human heritage.[9]

CEdit

col
"not", used as a prefix that means "not," as in "Colson" meaning "not-son" (i.e., "daughter").[10]
Cinnaelos'Cor
"The Day of Corellon's Peace", or Shieldmeet[1]

DEdit

Durmista 
"Forest of Twilight"[11]

EEdit

eisliesen
"killing"[2]

FEdit

Faerûn
"one land" in old elven[12]
fete
"fire"[citation needed]

IEdit

ivaebhin
"boy filled with brightness"[13]
Iqua'Tel'Quessir
"Creator Races"[14]

KEdit

kerym
"blade" (as in blade made of steel)[15] or "sword".[16]
Kiira
"Lore gem" Formerly Tel'Kiira. See also Selu'Kiira.[17]
Kirthol Erdel
the Thunder Peaks mountain range.[18]

LEdit

laran
"regal" or "one who is regal".[citation needed]
Laranlas
"Regal lady", a title used by female rulers of Ardeep.[19]
Laranlors
"Regal lord", a title used by male rulers of Ardeep.[19]

NEdit

Noromath 
"Legacy of the North"[20]
N'Vaelhar
Shadow soldiers. Singular: N'Vaelharn.[17]

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"[21]
Selu'Kiira
"High lore gems".[17]
Selu'Taar
"High Caster" or "The Art's Disciples", i.e., High Mages.[6]

TEdit

teu-kelytha
legendary moon horse of Evermeet.[22]

VEdit

Vyshaan
a vile curse or an insult, in reference to the Vyshaan clan.[23]

YEdit

Yyllethyn
sun-follower, a breed of horse.[24]

ZEdit

zenar
"less than half". Used as an insult to humans born to a half-elven parent.[9]

AppendixEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Steven E. Schend and Kevin Melka (1998). Cormanthyr: Empire of the Elves. (TSR, Inc), p. 20. ISBN 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. (TSR, Inc), p. 64. ISBN 0-7869-1235-9.
  4. Ed Greenwood and Jeff Grubb (April 1998). Cormyr: A Novel (Paperback). (Wizards of the Coast), p. 146. ISBN ISBN 0-7869-0710-X.
  5. Ed Greenwood, Eric L. Boyd, Darrin Drader (July 2004). Serpent Kingdoms. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 97. ISBN 0-7869-3277-5.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Steven E. Schend and Kevin Melka (1998). Cormanthyr: Empire of the Elves. (TSR, Inc), p. 125. ISBN 0-7069-0761-4.
  7. slade (April 1996). The North: Guide to the Savage Frontier (Cities and Civilization). (TSR, Inc), p. 11. ISBN 0-7869-0391-0.
  8. R.A. Salvatore (January 2007). The Hunter's Blades Trilogy Collector's Edition. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 868. ISBN 978-0786943159.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Steven E. Schend and Kevin Melka (1998). Cormanthyr: Empire of the Elves. (TSR, Inc), p. 39. ISBN 0-7069-0761-4.
  10. R.A. Salvatore (September 2005). The Two Swords. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 39. ISBN 0-7869-3790-4.
  11. Steven E. Schend (1997). Lands of Intrigue: Book One: Tethyr. (TSR, Inc.), p. 66. ISBN 0-7869-0697-9.
  12. Bruce R. Cordell, Ed Greenwood, Chris Sims (August 2008). Forgotten Realms Campaign Guide. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 84. ISBN 978-0-7869-4924-3.
  13. Steven E. Schend (July 2006). Blackstaff. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 14. ISBN 978-0786940165.
  14. Paul Jaquays (1988). The Savage Frontier. (TSR, Inc), p. 3. ISBN 0-88038-593-6.
  15. Steven E. Schend and Kevin Melka (1998). Cormanthyr: Empire of the Elves. (TSR, Inc). ISBN 0-7069-0761-4. See, for example, Artblade (Ary'Faern'Kerym), Warblade (Ary'Velahr'Kerym), and Rulers' Blade (Ar'Cor'Kerym).
  16. Sean K. Reynolds (January 2001). “An Elven Lexicon”. In Dave Gross ed. Dragon #279 (TSR, Inc.), p. 58.
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 Steven E. Schend (1998). The Fall of Myth Drannor. (TSR, Inc), p. 152. ISBN 0-7869-1235-9.
  18. Monte Cook (April 1999). The Glass Prison. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 22. ISBN 978-0786913435.
  19. 19.0 19.1 Eric L. Boyd (2006-05-03). Environs of Waterdeep (PDF). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. Wizards of the Coast. Retrieved on 2014-11-09.
  20. Steven E. Schend (1997). Lands of Intrigue: Book One: Tethyr. (TSR, Inc.), p. 64. ISBN 0-7869-0697-9.
  21. Erik Scott de Bie (September 4, 2012). Shadowbane: Eye of Justice (Kindle edition), loc. 1765. Wizards of the Coast. ISBN B007JCC1EU.
  22. Elaine Cunningham (April 2003). Windwalker (Hardcover). (Wizards of the Coast), p. 345. ISBN 0-7869-2968-5.
  23. Richard Baker, Ed Bonny, Travis Stout (February 2005). Lost Empires of Faerûn. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 56. ISBN 0-7869-3654-1.
  24. Jack Pitsker (March 2000). “Dragon's Bestiary: Demihuman Pets”. Dragon #269 (TSR, Inc.), p. 69.

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