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Kyrene Posted - 17 Mar 2010 : 08:09:00
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  • “A battle-death is a holy ending” – Common:- (devout worshippers of Tempus salute corpses, burials, and graves with murmurs of “Holy ending!”) a Tempuran homily (temple saying) that is considered a proverb of the faith (So saith Ed - April 12, 2004)

  • “A cave with a hatch is only a cave; a cave with a hinged door is a home” – Common:- an old halfling saying (Aurora’s Whole Realms Catalogue by Tim Beach, Karen S. Boomgarden, Anne Brown, David “Zeb” Cook, Jeff Grubb, Julia Martin, Colin McComb, Thomas M. Reid, Steven E. Schend)

  • “A fair fallhammer!” – Common:- a dwarven saying expressing something satisfyingly good, such as a meal, a brawl, a decision, or victorious confrontation (Realmslore: Daily Dwarf Common by Ed Greenwood)

  • “A lie spread often enough with money to attend it becomes as much truth as a coin is round” – Common:- an Amnian saying about purposely spreading rumours (Lands of Intrigue by Steven E. Schend)

  • “A life lost in dreams is a life wasted” – Common:- a local Nimbran saying, referring to life in Nimbral before the Loss of Leira (on one hand the simple, necessary labour of fishing and forestry, and on the other the never-ending “dream deceptions” practiced by all Nimbrese upon each other) (Realmslore: The Realm of Nimbral, Part Six by Ed Greenwood)

  • “A little down!” – Common:- (originally accompanied by letting a sparse handful of sand or gravel fall from one’s palm) is the dwarven expression meaning “So it goes!” (or, to modern, real-world speakers, a variant on “That’s the way the cookie crumbles!”) (Realmslore: Daily Dwarf Common by Ed Greenwood)

  • “a little sun” – Common:- the formal or bardic Silvaeren term for a gold coin (My Slice of Silverymoon, Part One by Ed Greenwood)

  • “A person’s gotta be smarter than your average Jathrin” – Common:- a local Jathrin’s Jump saying, referring to the execution of the outlaw Jathrin who was thrown from the top of a cliff to the rocks far below (giving this backwoods Turmian settlement its name) (The Vilhon Reach by Jim Butler, Ed Greenwood)

  • “A proper Moonhunt Down” – Common:- a saying describing a hard-fought battle or sorcerous spell-duel (Polyhedron #106)

  • “a proper tarunter” – Common:- see “tarunter”

  • “a real hawksnarl” – Common:- see “hawksnarl”

  • “a real Zundle party” – Common:- a Cormyrean term often used to describe a disorganized or boring event, dinner, or affair (Volo’s Guide to Cormyr by Ed Greenwood)

  • “A reaver is a scythe gone mad” – Common:- an old Vaasan saying, referring to the whirling flash and scissoring scrape of the blades filling the air when used by labourers in the field (Aurora’s Whole Realms Catalogue by Tim Beach, Karen S. Boomgarden, Anne Brown, David “Zeb” Cook, Jeff Grubb, Julia Martin, Colin McComb, Thomas M. Reid, Steven E. Schend)

  • “A sharp appearance is more deadly than a sharp sword” – Common:- an elven witticism (Aurora’s Whole Realms Catalogue by Tim Beach, Karen S. Boomgarden, Anne Brown, David “Zeb” Cook, Jeff Grubb, Julia Martin, Colin McComb, Thomas M. Reid, Steven E. Schend)

  • “A wild sea calls only wild souls” – Common:- a favourite saying among Inner Sea sailors (Twilight Falling by Paul S. Kemp)

  • “aasimon’s skin” – Common:- see “Angelar’s skin”

  • “Abeiran” – Common:- a term applied to the collective folk of Abeir, their work, study, beliefs, and customs, and to items of their making; the term is also applied to the collective folk of Returned Abeir, their work, study, beliefs, and customs, and to items of their making (So saith Ed - September 3, 2008)

  • “about as bold as ditchweed” – Common:- an Amnian expression of disgust at cowardice (Volo’s Guide to Baldur’s Gate II by Ed Greenwood)

  • “Abyssal” – Common:- a term applied to the collective creatures of the Abyss, their language, work, study, beliefs, and customs, and to items of their making; the term is also applied to anything belonging to, or resembling the Abyss

  • “Accursed, the” – Common:- a term for drow used by other elves (Polyhedron #74; also collated in Lore from the Sages)

  • “adamant” – Common:- the pure metal form of the hard, jet-black ferromagnetic ore known as “adamantite,” from which the famous alloy “adamantine” is made (Volo’s Guide to All Things Magical by Ed Greenwood, Eric L. Boyd)

  • “adamantine” – Common:- an Amnian term implying a self-made success’s highest rank or someone of first-generation money at highest rank; an alloy of “adamant,” silver and electrum; it can also be derived by combining steel and “mithral”–if one knows how (Lands of Intrigue by Steven E. Schend; Volo’s Guide to All Things Magical by Ed Greenwood, Eric L. Boyd)

  • “adamantite” – Common:- see “adamant”

  • “Adbarrim” – Common:- a term applied to the collective folk of Citadel Adbar, their work, study, beliefs, and customs, and to items of their making (Polyhedron #74)

  • “aenar” – Common:- a gold coin of Tethyr (Power of Faerûn by Ed Greenwood, Eric L. Boyd; Lands of Intrigue by Steven E. Schend)

  • “aerister” – Elven:- teacher (Another Name for Dawn by Paul S. Kemp)

  • “aes” – Elven:- hunted (Another Name for Dawn by Paul S. Kemp)

  • “Again” – Common:- an annoyed, curt, or sarcastic version of “Well again” (Cyclopedia of the Realms by Ed Greenwood, Jeff Grubb)

  • “Aglarondan” – Common:- a term applied to the collective folk of Aglarond, their language, work, study, beliefs, and customs, and to items of their making (Unapproachable East by Richard Baker, Matt Forbeck, Sean K. Reynolds; Races of Faerûn by Eric L. Boyd, James Jacobs, Matt Forbeck)

  • “agni mani” – Common:- a black, irregularly shaped glasslike ornamental stone that has fallen from the sky in meteoritic form to crash among the sands of Anauroch and other Faerûnian deserts (Volo’s Guide to All Things Magical by Ed Greenwood, Eric L. Boyd)

  • “Ah, the infinite wonders of the Abyss. If there’s anything you don’t like, you’ll find it here” – Common:- a common Abyssal saying (For Duty & Deity by Dale Donovan)

  • “aha’ss” – Yuan-ti:- a term for a yuan-ti’s family bloodkin (Serpent Kingdoms by Eric L. Boyd, Darrin Drader, Ed Greenwood)

  • “Akadian” – Common:- a term applied to the worshipers and the religion of Akadi (The Forgotten Realms Mailing List Frequently Asked Questions)

  • “Alae” – Common:- (a contraction of an old Elven phrase of the same meaning) a greeting (and reassurance of peaceful intentions) between travellers in the southern and eastern coastlands around the Sea of Fallen Stars, meaning: “Fortunate meeting” (Polyhedron #74; also collated in Lore from the Sages)

  • “Alavairthae!” – Common:- a parting used by the Red Wizards of Thay, meaning: “May your skill prevail!” (Cyclopedia of the Realms by Ed Greenwood, Jeff Grubb)

  • “alestone” – Common:- a term for clinozoisite (a complex sorosilicate mineral of calcium and aluminium) (Volo’s Guide to All Things Magical by Ed Greenwood, Eric L. Boyd)

  • “algae” – Common:- a quartz ornamental stone that is covered with rich, dark brown, wavy patterns (Volo’s Guide to All Things Magical by Ed Greenwood, Eric L. Boyd)

  • “All rogues meet in Oeble” – Common:- an old Borderer saying, warning that Oeble is not a place for the faint of heart, innocent, or unwary (Power of Faerûn by Ed Greenwood, Eric L. Boyd)

  • “All the boys’d be after her in Zundle” – Common:- same as “He’d cut quite a dash in Zundle”

  • “allgoods shop” – Common:- a Semban term for a general store (Realmslore: The Flourishing Career of Melvos Hammerstars, Part One by Ed Greenwood)

  • “aloft” – Common:- as we would use the term “upstairs” (Realmslore: Rural Realms Architecture, Part Two by Ed Greenwood)

  • “alorn” – Common:- a “Warsword” rank equivalent to a lieutenant (Power of Faerûn by Ed Greenwood, Eric L. Boyd)

  • “alphran” – Common:- a plant with edible leaves (The Temptation of Elminster by Ed Greenwood)

  • “alunsree” – Elven:- a term for doppelgangers used by elves and humans (Elminster in Myth Drannor by Ed Greenwood)

  • “Aluve” – Drow:- a parting used by drow, meaning: “I/we leave you” (Cyclopedia of the Realms by Ed Greenwood, Jeff Grubb)

  • “Alzhedo” – Common:- the native tongue of Calishites (Races of Faerûn by Eric L. Boyd, James Jacobs, Matt Forbeck)

  • “Amarast!” – Common:- a parting used by sailors of the South, meaning: “Farewell until next we meet!” (Cyclopedia of the Realms by Ed Greenwood, Jeff Grubb)

  • “amaratha” – Common:- (also known as “shieldstone”) a soft, greenish white or very pale green, sparkling type of jewel (Volo’s Guide to All Things Magical by Ed Greenwood, Eric L. Boyd; Magic of Faerûn by Sean K. Reynolds, Duane Maxwell, Angel McCoy)

  • “Amaunatori” – Common:- a term applied to the worshipers and the religion of Amaunator (The Forgotten Realms Mailing List Frequently Asked Questions)

  • “amaunauth” – Common:- (also known as “greenflower”) a hardy broadleaf ground-weed with rich green leaves, which open in a starburst close to the ground; it grows across colder areas of the North, from the Dessarin Valley north to where ice or snow always lies (Silver Marches by Ed Greenwood, Jason Carl)

  • “amlakkar” – Alzhedo:- a term for Calimport’s police force (Calimport by Steven E. Schend)

  • “amlakkhan” – Alzhedo:- a garrison and armoury for amlakkar (Calimport by Steven E. Schend)

  • “Amnian” – Common:- a term applied to the collective folk of Amn, their work, study, beliefs, and customs, and to items of their making (Polyhedron #74)

  • “Amphailan” – Common:- a term applied to the collective folk of Amphail, their work, study, beliefs, and customs, and to items of their making (The North by Ed Greenwood, Jeff Grubb, Julia Martin, Steven E. Schend, Paul Jaquays, Steve Perrin; Volo’s Guide to the North by Ed Greenwood)

  • “Anaurian” – Common:- a term applied to the collective folk of Anauroch, their work, study, beliefs, and customs, and to items of their making (Polyhedron #74)

  • “andar” – Common:- a term for andalusite (an aluminium nesosilicate mineral) (Volo’s Guide to All Things Magical by Ed Greenwood, Eric L. Boyd)

  • “Angelar’s skin” – Common:- (also known as “aasimon’s skin”) a fine pink coral suitable for use in jewellery (Volo’s Guide to All Things Magical by Ed Greenwood, Eric L. Boyd)

  • “Angulutiuns, the” – Common:- part of the easternmost group of Ulutiuns inhabiting the Great Glacier (Races of Faerûn by Eric L. Boyd, James Jacobs, Matt Forbeck)

  • “Arabellan” – Common:- a term applied to the collective folk of Arabel, their work, study, beliefs, and customs, and to items of their making (Polyhedron #74)

  • “arambar” – Common:- the residual energy of an ancient and vastly powerful primordial, Arambar (Forgotten Realms Campaign Guide by Bruce R. Cordell, Ed Greenwood, Chris Sims)

  • “arandur” – Common:- once the exclusive secret of the gnomes, this legendary metal has since been worked by elven smiths of Evereska and Evermeet (Volo’s Guide to All Things Magical by Ed Greenwood, Eric L. Boyd; Magic of Faerûn by Sean K. Reynolds, Duane Maxwell, Angel McCoy)

  • “archon” – Common:- (also known as “Blue John”) is the name by which fluorspar in large quantities of less desirable colour and grade is known in the Realms (Volo’s Guide to All Things Magical by Ed Greenwood, Eric L. Boyd)

  • “ardavanshee” – Elven:- (literally “restless young ones”) a term for young elves (Elminster in Myth Drannor by Ed Greenwood)

  • “ardrent” – Common:- a purple-brown powder derived from ground-up “leap-bugs”; it remains inert (also resisting moulds and rotting) unless combined with “osbra” and moistened (Realmslore: The Black Mysteries, Part Two by Ed Greenwood)

  • “Are ye sure ye’re not from Zundle?” – Common:- a Cormyrean phrase, meaning: “Are you crazy?” (Volo’s Guide to Cormyr by Ed Greenwood)

  • “Arkhan” – Common:- the title of the monarchs of the great empire of Raumathar (The Grand History of the Realms by Brian R. James, Ed Greenwood, George Krashos, Eric L. Boyd, Thomas Costa)

  • “Arkhenfolk” – Common:- a term applied to the collective folk of Archendale (Volo’s Guide to the Dalelands by Ed Greenwood)

  • “armar” – Common:- a “watchman” or “Wintershield” rank equivalent to a corporal (Realmslore: The City Watch of Waterdeep, Part One by Ed Greenwood; City of Splendors: Waterdeep by Eric L. Boyd; Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 4, 2019)

  • “armathor” – Elven:- a knighthood, with citizenship granted to reside in the elven realm in Cormanthor (Elminster in Myth Drannor by Ed Greenwood)

  • “armsman” – Common:- a guard or soldier of low rank (Crown of Fire and Hand of Fire by Ed Greenwood; Shadows of Doom by Ed Greenwood; Races of Faerûn by Eric L. Boyd, James Jacobs, Matt Forbeck)

  • “arndel” – Common:- a Semban word for a small cabin in “upcountry” Sembia (Realmslore: The Flourishing Career of Melvos Hammerstars, Part One by Ed Greenwood)

  • “Arntarmar!” – Common:- (in reference to a long-ago mortal war-hero who worked wondrous victories in the name of Tempus, and died willingly on a battlefield to allow wounded and children to escape while he singlehandedly held off a vastly more numerous foe in a narrow gorge) a Tempuran specific “Jesus Christ!” (So saith Ed - April 12, 2004)

  • “Arrowflight, the” – Common:- the street that runs between the Northgate and the Southgate, via Dalebridge and Southgate Square, in Uthmere (Realmslore: Uthmere, Part Three by Ed Greenwood)

  • “Art, the” – Common:- a term that means the use of arcane magic (Magic of Faerûn by Sean K. Reynolds, Duane Maxwell, Angel McCoy)

  • “arundoon” – Common:- a cold, sticky sauce (Elminster in Hell by Ed Greenwood)

  • “As goes Waterdeep, so goes the North” – Common:- a saying, referring to the City of Splendors’s control of most of the trade in the North (The Savage Frontier by Paul Jaquays)

  • “As straight as a deal in the Jump” – Common:- a common catchphrase for activities involving more than a slight degree of danger used throughout the Reach (The Vilhon Reach by Jim Butler, Ed Greenwood)

  • “As ugly as a Dragonspear orc” – Common:- a local saying in the settlements around the High Moor for anything that is very, very ugly (Elminster’s Ecologies Appendix II by Tim Beach)

  • “As useless as a sword in Halarahh” – Common:- a saying, describing the favourable treatment and promotions, in all walks of life, that come to those who “have the gift” and somehow elude those who lack magical aptitude in the Halruaan capital (Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting by Ed Greenwood, Sean K. Reynolds, Skip Williams, Rob Heinsoo)

  • “Ashes!” – Common:- a curse often uttered by members of the Order of the Black Flame (Realmslore: The Black Mysteries, Part Three by Ed Greenwood)

  • “Athkatlan” – Common:- a term applied to the collective folk of Athkatla, their work, study, beliefs, and customs, and to items of their making (Polyhedron #74)

  • “aumrara” – Common:- a soluble amber liquid that is unaffected by alcohol and causes a harmless burning sensation on contact with flesh (Realmslore: Laughing Lass, Part Two by Ed Greenwood)

  • “Aurilian” – Common:- a term applied to the worshipers and the religion of Auril (The Forgotten Realms Mailing List Frequently Asked Questions)

  • “autharch” – Common:- a Thayan bureaucrat appointed by a “tharchion” (Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting by Ed Greenwood, Sean K. Reynolds, Skip Williams, Rob Heinsoo)

  • “auvrael” – Yuan-ti:- see “vrael olo”

  • “avauntance” – Common:- boasting (Realmslore: The Black Mysteries, Part Three by Ed Greenwood)

  • “Avowed, the” – Common:- a term the monks of Candlekeep refer to themselves as (Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting by Ed Greenwood, Sean K. Reynolds, Skip Williams, Rob Heinsoo; Realmslore: Trusting in Lore, Part Two by Ed Greenwood)

  • “Axe high, friend. I go” – Common:- a parting used by dwarves (Cyclopedia of the Realms by Ed Greenwood, Jeff Grubb)

  • “Ayalt” – Common:- the old Impilturian calendar name for Kythorn (So saith George Krashos - November 14, 2008)

  • “Ayrar, the” – Common:- the head of “the Ayrorch” (A Grand Tour of the Realms by Ed Greenwood, Jeff Grubb)

  • “Ayrorch, the” – Common:- a council of twelve that rules Lantan (A Grand Tour of the Realms by Ed Greenwood, Jeff Grubb)

  • “Azuposi” – Common:- see “Maztican”

  • “Azuthan” – Common:- a term applied to the worshipers and the religion of Azuth (The Forgotten Realms Mailing List Frequently Asked Questions)


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    Kyrene Posted - 06 Oct 2023 : 09:02:21
  • “brownback” – Common:- see “Hoghall”

  • “goldcloak” – Common:- see “Hoghall”

  • “Hoghall” – Common:- (shortened from “Hog’s-all-for-the-dining-hall”) the local name for a thick, not runny, hash (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - October 6, 2023)

  • “louah” – Elvish:- dawn (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - August 17, 2023)

  • “yellowfire” – Common:- see “Hoghall”
  • Kyrene Posted - 12 Jul 2023 : 10:06:24
  • “Arrauhau” – Common:- their own term (slowly entering Common) used by the barbarians who live in the High Moors when referring to themselves collectively meaning “the People” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - July 7, 2023; Ed Greenwood on Twitter - July 10, 2023)

  • “Breaking Wave” – Common:- (“Wave” in colloquial short form) a term applied to the priests (“underpriests”; higher in rank than “Tide Rider”) of Umberlee (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - July 12, 2023)

  • “Dark Breaker” – Common:- (“Breaker” in colloquial short form) a term applied to the priests (“underpriests”; higher in rank than “Flood Tide”) of Umberlee (Faiths & Avatars by Julia Martin, Eric L. Boyd; Ed Greenwood on Twitter - July 12, 2023)

  • “Dread” – Common:- an additional title applied to any priests of Umberlee where the holder is a “waveservant” or “true servant of the wave” (Faiths & Avatars by Julia Martin, Eric L. Boyd; Ed Greenwood on Twitter - July 12, 2023)

  • “Flood Tide” – Common:- (“Tide” in colloquial short form) a term applied to the priests (“underpriests”; higher in rank than “Breaking Wave”) of Umberlee (Faiths & Avatars by Julia Martin, Eric L. Boyd; Ed Greenwood on Twitter - July 12, 2023)

  • “Puissant Undertow” – Common:- (“Under” in colloquial short form) a term applied to the priests (highest-ranked “underpriests”; higher in rank than “Dark Breaker”) of Umberlee (Faiths & Avatars by Julia Martin, Eric L. Boyd; Ed Greenwood on Twitter - July 12, 2023)

  • “Savage Seawind” – Common:- (“Wind” in colloquial short form) a term applied to the priests (“senior clergy”; higher in rank than “Wave of Fury”) of Umberlee (Faiths & Avatars by Julia Martin, Eric L. Boyd; Ed Greenwood on Twitter - July 12, 2023)

  • “Tide Rider” – Common:- (“Rider” in colloquial short form) a term applied to the lowest-ranked priests (“underpriests”) of Umberlee (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - July 12, 2023)

  • “Wave of Fury” – Common:- (“Varrwave” in colloquial short form derived from a long-ago Wavemistress, Varra Himril, who ordered her temple that way and named the rank after herself) a term applied to the priests (lowest-ranked “senior clergy”; higher in rank than “Puissant Undertow”) of Umberlee (Faiths & Avatars by Julia Martin, Eric L. Boyd; Ed Greenwood on Twitter - July 12, 2023)

  • “Wavelord” – Common:- (equal in rank to “Wavemistress”) a term applied to the highest-ranked male priests (“senior clergy”; higher in rank than “Savage Seawind”) of Umberlee (Faiths & Avatars by Julia Martin, Eric L. Boyd; Ed Greenwood on Twitter - July 12, 2023)

  • “Wavemistress” – Common:- (equal in rank to “Wavelord”) a term applied to the highest-ranked female priests (“senior clergy”; higher in rank than “Savage Seawind”) of Umberlee (Faiths & Avatars by Julia Martin, Eric L. Boyd; Ed Greenwood on Twitter - July 12, 2023)
  • Kyrene Posted - 07 Jul 2023 : 15:25:44
  • “ayn” – Alzhedo:- blue (So saith George Krashos - March 19, 2023)

  • “bult” – Common:- the Neveren word for a silver coin (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - September 2, 2019)

  • “deeptongue tubes” – Common:- “drawtubes” used for putting stuff down the tube (and even pushing it with a dried reed or broomstraw) to “inject” substances into a body (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - June 3, 2023)

  • “drawtubes” – Common:- sharp hollow tubes (including natural grasses like bamboo, cut at an angle) that are used for bloodletting, or stabbed into a body to remove pus and gases and poisons, or reduce swelling (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - June 3, 2023)

  • “erat” – Alzhedo:- tower (So saith George Krashos - March 19, 2023)

  • “fairsail” – Common:- the Neveren word for a platinum coin (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - September 2, 2019)

  • “lich lord” – Common:- any sort of advanced lich who became so by their own actions, as opposed to having it happen to them through time and the actions of others (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - May 29, 2023)

  • “lichnee” – Common:- a collective term for anyone who has attained lichdom (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - May 29, 2023)

  • “nar” – Alzhedo:- fire (So saith George Krashos - March 19, 2023)

  • “narthea” – Elvish:- a creeping semi-intelligent vine known to druids of the Sword Coast and Moonsea North forests (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - May 23, 2023; Ed Greenwood on Twitter - May 25, 2023)

  • “sea-shee” – Common:- the Neveren word for an electrum coin (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - September 2, 2019)

  • “tharn” – Common:- the Neveren word for a copper coin (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - September 2, 2019)
  • Kyrene Posted - 08 May 2023 : 09:23:38
  • “cloud ear” – Common:- a type of edible black fungus that grows on elder trees and hasn’t a lot of taste (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - March 12, 2023)

  • “moth mushroom” – Common:- a type of edible mushroom that grows on shaded slender saplings across Toril (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - March 12, 2023)

  • “wood ear” – Common:- see “cloud ear”
  • Kyrene Posted - 05 Mar 2023 : 16:01:05
  • “aren” – Elvish:- (is always contracted when used in combination with other words) of (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - February 23, 2023)

  • “askata” – Common:- a yellow, easily-crumbled cheese (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - February 24, 2023)

  • “butter pads” – Common:- a term for pancakes (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - March 1, 2023)

  • “dwarfcheese” – Common:- see “Elturian Grey”

  • “Elturian Grey” – Common:- a ‘blue’ cheese that has black instead of green or blue marbling (Aurora’s Whole Realms Catalogue by Tim Beach, Karen S. Boomgarden, Anne Brown, David “Zeb” Cook, Jeff Grubb, Julia Martin, Colin McComb, Thomas M. Reid, Steven E. Schend; Ed Greenwood on Twitter - February 24, 2023)

  • “Green Calishite” – Common:- a pale beige cheese with an aquamarine hue (Aurora’s Whole Realms Catalogue by Tim Beach, Karen S. Boomgarden, Anne Brown, David “Zeb” Cook, Jeff Grubb, Julia Martin, Colin McComb, Thomas M. Reid, Steven E. Schend; Ed Greenwood on Twitter - February 24, 2023)

  • “raker” – Common:- a long, slender, fast boat that “rakes” the coast (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - February 28, 2023)

  • “rumnund” – Alzhedo:- the Calishite term for the taste of “Green Calishite” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - February 24, 2023)

  • “skillet bucklers” – Common:- a term for pancakes (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - March 1, 2023)

  • “stonework” – Common:- see “Elturian Grey”

  • “vaerve” – Elvish:- freshwater shallows (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - February 23, 2023)
  • Kyrene Posted - 06 Feb 2023 : 06:50:58
  • “alva” – Elvish:- silver (hue) (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 21, 2023)

  • “alvra” – Elvish:- silver (metal) (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 21, 2023)

  • “Bindworthy!” – Common:- (meaning: you are weak or wrong or stupid or rash enough to be easily bound by a mortal, and fittingly bound) a fiery, infernal specific, personal insult reserved for other devils (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 24, 2023)

  • “harelveauplum sauce” – Common:- a deep, thick, sticky maroon sauce made from local hot peppers, sweet peppers, plums, and thello-fruit that is used as sriracha by the hin of Luiren (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - February 4, 2023)

  • “lambtails” – Common:- (so called for their shape, not where on the beast the meat comes from) lamb kebabs (meatballs cooked on skewers) made in Teziir and Westgate (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - February 1, 2023)

  • “Marraskh!” – Infernal:- (translated as “Get gone, now, to being a lemure or a worm on some other plane!”) a fiery, infernal specific, personal insult reserved for other devils (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 24, 2023)

  • “May your fire be ice and your name forgotten!” – Common:- an infernal specific, personal insult (more stinging than “May your fire be ice!”) reserved for other devils (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 24, 2023)

  • “May your fire be ice!” – Common:- an infernal specific, mild, personal insult reserved for other devils (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 24, 2023)

  • “Sleer!” – Infernal:- (roughly translated as “Go f*ck yourself!” but with the connotation that you should hurt yourself doing so) a fiery, infernal specific, personal insult reserved for other devils (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 24, 2023)

  • “teu” – Elvish:- silver (moon; the hue of moonglow) (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 21, 2023)

  • “thello-fruit” – Common:- a type of local fruit (like kiwi fruit in taste, but with an okra-like glue-y consistency) from Luiren (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - February 4, 2023)
  • Kyrene Posted - 17 Jan 2023 : 09:32:16
  • “abruu” – Githzerai:- a term for a personal foe (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 15, 2023)

  • “alurlssrin” – Drow:- a term for unselfish, deep love (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 13, 2023)

  • “arkhlavae” – Elvish:- a term for an act of love (lovemaking) (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 13, 2023)

  • “immeeira” – Elvish:- a term for an act of love (a sacrificial or noble deed, or testimonial or honour) (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 13, 2023)

  • “lurraggath” – Drow:- a term for an act of love (a sacrificial or noble deed) (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 13, 2023)

  • “luruu” – Githzerai:- a term for a group of beings you are enemies of (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 15, 2023)

  • “raggath” – Drow:- a term for an act of love (lovemaking) (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 13, 2023)

  • “ssinssrigg” – Drow:- greed; longing; love; lust; passion (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 13, 2023)

  • “zanama” – Githzerai:- family (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 15, 2023)

  • “zatha” – Githzerai:- friend (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 15, 2023)

  • “zathav” – Githzerai:- a term for a group of friends who hang out together or are working on something together or who share a common interest (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 15, 2023)

  • “zuu” – Githzerai:- lover (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 15, 2023)
  • Kyrene Posted - 11 Jan 2023 : 06:28:32
  • “altaro” – Talfiric:- year (So saith George Krashos - August 27, 2022)

  • “dala” – Talfiric:- book; tome (So saith George Krashos - August 27, 2022)

  • “eb” – Talfiric:- of the (So saith George Krashos - August 27, 2022)

  • “ki” – Talfiric:- (usually written as “”) on the (So saith George Krashos - August 27, 2022)

  • “mai” – Talfiric:- (also “mal” in some dialects or translations) shadows; twilight (So saith George Krashos - August 27, 2022)

  • “sai” – Talfiric:- nature; personality (So saith George Krashos - August 27, 2022)

  • “Suraghran” – Common:- a term applied to the collective folk of Surag (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 7, 2023)

  • “telkadra” – Talfiric:- lion (So saith George Krashos - August 27, 2022)
  • Kyrene Posted - 20 Dec 2022 : 09:04:57
  • “arg” – Dwarvish:- devour; eat (completely consume, or finish) (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - August 24, 2022)

  • “eggbread” – Common:- slices of bread soaked in egg batter and fried like our “french toast” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - December 9, 2022)

  • “goldloaf” – Common:- brioche bread made with butter (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - December 9, 2022)

  • “santrath” – Common:- (named for an Athkatlan gnome baker who popularized it) challah bread (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - December 9, 2022)

  • “tarnsar” – Common:- a dwarven dish of sliced fried potatoes, onions, and boar thinslice (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 4, 2022)
  • Kyrene Posted - 16 Aug 2022 : 08:10:09
  • “blood sauce” – Common:- a very mild tomato-based chilli sauce (like unsweetened thick ketchup) from Calimshan that is used as a condiment (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - August 15, 2022)

  • “Hundur sauce” – Common:- a medium-hot, sour-sweet tamarind and clam sauce that is used as a condiment (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - August 15, 2022)
  • Kyrene Posted - 04 Jul 2022 : 08:27:52
  • “ar” – Gnomish:- of (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - June 29, 2022)

  • “athurr” – Gnomish:- a road (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - June 29, 2022)

  • “bluth” – Gnomish:- mists (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - June 29, 2022)

  • “daran” – Gnomish:- he (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - June 29, 2022)

  • “duk” – Gnomish:- boot (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - June 29, 2022)

  • “dukl” – Gnomish:- step; stride (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - June 29, 2022)

  • “duklim” – Gnomish:- a magical gate or portal (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - June 29, 2022)

  • “duklimaunr” – Gnomish:- a linked series of magical portals; a portal system (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - June 29, 2022)

  • “duklimduk” – Gnomish:- to use, step through, or traverse magical portals (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - June 29, 2022)

  • “lim” – Gnomish:- magic (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - June 29, 2022)

  • “lurthaun” – Gnomish:- a trail (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - June 29, 2022)

  • “maran” – Gnomish:- she (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - June 29, 2022)

  • “oblann” – Gnomish:- overcast (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - June 29, 2022)

  • “oblass” – Gnomish:- cloud (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - June 29, 2022)

  • “oblassan” – Gnomish:- plural of “oblass” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - June 29, 2022)

  • “obluth” – Gnomish:- fog; opaque, persistent mist (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - June 29, 2022)

  • “thaunr” – Gnomish:- a known route (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - June 29, 2022)
  • Kyrene Posted - 04 Jul 2022 : 08:25:41
    quote:
    Originally posted by Dilynrae

    quote:
    Originally posted by Kyrene

    quote:
    Originally posted by Dilynrae

    Hey all, :)

    a question to the Elf specialists here.

    I believe, there's some poem about Corellon and Eilistraee. It's linked to the banishment of the latter. In the end there is the phrase "May your path be green and golden"

    Does anyone know, where i can find that poem in full length?


    Dude!?! This is a glossary thread... Perhaps you would get more traction if you started a thread in one of the general subforums.



    First off, i'm not a dude, second i'm new herem so a bit more patience, please. Third, please be a bit more polite to a lady...


    Righteous lady dude!!! Or would you prefer "dudette"?

    I think you might be a little bit sensitive there dude. I gave you some solid advice (seeing as you're new here), didn't try to be mean, and had hoped I had shown genuine confusion with the emoji. Clearly, that didn't help you not to have your jimmies rustled.

    Have a nice day dude and I hope you find your poem.
    Dilynrae Posted - 20 Jun 2022 : 07:27:20
    quote:
    Originally posted by Kyrene

    quote:
    Originally posted by Dilynrae

    Hey all, :)

    a question to the Elf specialists here.

    I believe, there's some poem about Corellon and Eilistraee. It's linked to the banishment of the latter. In the end there is the phrase "May your path be green and golden"

    Does anyone know, where i can find that poem in full length?


    Dude!?! This is a glossary thread... Perhaps you would get more traction if you started a thread in one of the general subforums.



    First off, i'm not a dude, second i'm new herem so a bit more patience, please. Third, please be a bit more polite to a lady...
    Kyrene Posted - 06 Jun 2022 : 07:55:26
  • “all-moon” – Common:- a term used when speaking of a non-gendered item that could be used by any gender (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - May 16, 2022)

  • “ildglang” – Giant:- (literally “fireabove”) literal fire in the sky (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - May 16, 2022)

  • “no-horn” – Common:- a term used when speaking of an individual that is known to be utterly uninterested in sex (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - May 16, 2022)

  • “one” – Common:- a term used when speaking of an individual of unknown gender (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - May 16, 2022)

  • “shorn-horn” – Common:- a term used when speaking of an individual that is known to be gelded, or wounded and no longer has functioning genitalia (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - May 16, 2022)

  • “thornless” – Common:- a term used when speaking of an individual that is known to be gelded, or wounded and no longer has functioning genitalia (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - May 16, 2022)

  • “two-horn” – Common:- a term used when speaking of an individual that is known to be a hermaphrodite (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - May 16, 2022)

  • “uvarild” – Giant:- (literally “stormfire”) lightning (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - May 16, 2022)
  • Kyrene Posted - 03 Jun 2022 : 10:34:55
  • “aloun” – Elvish:- cup (noun) (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - May 8, 2022)

  • “ammur” – Elvish:- the singular and plural word for clouds (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - May 8, 2022)

  • “calann” – Elvish:- cup (verb; one’s hands); to hold (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - May 8, 2022)

  • “hethtalos” – Elvish:- big storm (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - May 8, 2022)

  • “huan” – Elvish:- storm (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - May 8, 2022)

  • “huthammur” – Elvish:- storm clouds; storm front (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - May 8, 2022)

  • “lurleath” – Elvish:- sky (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - May 8, 2022)

  • “sathu” – Elvish:- drifting (on water) (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - May 8, 2022)

  • “tammin” – Elvish:- cauldron (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - May 8, 2022)

  • “taran” – Elvish:- gift (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - May 8, 2022)

  • “vra” – Elvish:- drifting (in the air) (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - May 8, 2022)

  • “wael” – Elvish:- drifting (adrift, or lost, or directionless) (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - May 8, 2022)
  • Kyrene Posted - 03 Jun 2022 : 10:32:48
    quote:
    Originally posted by Dilynrae

    Hey all, :)

    a question to the Elf specialists here.

    I believe, there's some poem about Corellon and Eilistraee. It's linked to the banishment of the latter. In the end there is the phrase "May your path be green and golden"

    Does anyone know, where i can find that poem in full length?


    Dude!?! This is a glossary thread... Perhaps you would get more traction if you started a thread in one of the general subforums.
    Dilynrae Posted - 23 May 2022 : 11:08:02
    Hey all, :)

    a question to the Elf specialists here.

    I believe, there's some poem about Corellon and Eilistraee. It's linked to the banishment of the latter. In the end there is the phrase "May your path be green and golden"

    Does anyone know, where i can find that poem in full length?
    Kyrene Posted - 04 May 2022 : 14:24:59
  • “whitescrape” – Common:- a dark brown-green natural cave-wall mould that turns white on top, and looks like a scrape (raw exposed stone) against the natural stone, when chewed dulls all internal pains and banishes itching (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - May 2, 2022)
  • Kyrene Posted - 12 Apr 2022 : 09:29:14
  • “sar” – Common:- a term used by many traveling traders for a kukri (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - March 17, 2022)

  • “sarren” – Common:- plural of “sar” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - March 17, 2022)

  • “zarak” – Common:- the most popular local name in Murghôm, Durpar, Raurin, Estagund, Semphar, Veldorn, Var, Ulgarth, and Thay for a kukri (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - March 17, 2022)
  • Kyrene Posted - 17 Mar 2022 : 08:32:33
  • “ara” – Elvish:- one who is (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - March 15, 2022)

  • “ma’ha” – Elvish:- (said only of elves) lone; the only (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - March 15, 2022)

  • “meerithaele” – Common:- the name of a secret (painkiller) drink used by halflings and gnomes to prevent shock and suffering in someone dying or sorely wounded (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - March 16, 2022)

  • “orn” – Elvish:- hollow (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - March 15, 2022)

  • “theur” – Elvish:- hard; durable; unyielding (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - March 16, 2022)
  • Kyrene Posted - 07 Mar 2022 : 09:14:20
  • “guja” – Orc:- a term for a creature, critter, or prey to be hunted (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 27, 2022)

  • “hulja” – Orc:- a term for a (formidable or dangerous creature) monster (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 17, 2022)

  • “ilyr” – Elvish:- a term for a creature, critter, or prey to be hunted (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 27, 2022)

  • “irrilyr” – Elvish:- a sentient being (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 27, 2022)

  • “lur” – Orc:- to scheme; to plan (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 27, 2022)

  • “lura” – Orc:- snare; trap (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 27, 2022)

  • “lurja” – Orc:- a sentient being (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 27, 2022)

  • “uthlyr” – Elvish:- a term for a (formidable or dangerous creature) monster (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 17, 2022)
  • Kyrene Posted - 18 Jan 2022 : 07:11:38
  • “attlug” – Giant:- (literally “eight-legs”) a spider (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 16, 2022)

  • “attlugga” – Giant:- plural of “attlug” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 16, 2022)

  • “attlugthul” – Giant:- a spider web (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 16, 2022)

  • “duhfare” – Giant:- (literally “silent-danger”) a prefix indicating a poisonous or venomous creature (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 16, 2022)

  • “goront” – Giant:- a prefix indicating a full-grown creature or object (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 16, 2022)

  • “guth” – Giant:- a prefix indicating a creature that is soft and easily squished or crushed (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 16, 2022)

  • “iph” – Giant:- a prefix indicating a tiny creature or object the size of a human palm or less (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 16, 2022)

  • “kah” – Giant:- a prefix indicating a biting creature (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 16, 2022)

  • “thul” – Giant:- a creature-made net or snare (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 16, 2022)

  • “trau” – Giant:- a prefix indicating a small creature or object up to the size of a human body (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 16, 2022)
  • Kyrene Posted - 11 Jan 2022 : 07:05:19
  • “arklajan” – Draconic:- plural of “arklajus” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “arklajus” – Draconic:- a monstrous spider (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “gaukul” – Goblin:- a spider (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “gaukulla” – Goblin:- plural of “gaukul” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “harnor” – Gnomish:- a monstrous spider (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “harnorl” – Gnomish:- plural of “harnor” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “helnarl” – Halfling:- a monstrous spider (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “helnarla” – Halfling:- plural of “helnarl” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “horb” – Elvish:- a monstrous spider (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “horbra” – Elvish:- plural of “horb” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “irrenth” – Elvish:- a haunting; a place or item that is haunted (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 7, 2022)

  • “klajan” – Draconic:- plural of “klajus” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “klajus” – Draconic:- a spider (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “klood” – Draconic:- a nest or colony of spiders (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “lhorb” – Drow:- a spider the speaker considers dangerous (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “lhorbbyth” – Drow:- plural of “lhorb” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “narl” – Halfling:- a spider (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “narrara” – Halfling:- plural of “narl” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “norl” – Gnomish:- a spider (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “norra” – Gnomish:- plural of “norl” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “norskul” – Dwarvish:- a spider (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “norskulla” – Dwarvish:- plural of “norskul” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “orb” – Drow:- a spider (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “orbb” – Drow:- plural of “orb” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “orbra” – Elvish:- plural of “orbryn” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022; Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 16, 2022)

  • “orbryn” – Elvish:- a spider (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “taggaukul” – Goblin:- a monstrous spider (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “taggaukulla” – Goblin:- plural of “taggaukul” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “ues” – Elvish:- the term for the spirit that is the essence of each elf (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 7, 2022)

  • “ukul” – Orc:- a spider (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “ukula” – Orc:- plural of “ukul” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “ukurn” – Orc:- a monstrous spider (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “ukurna” – Orc:- plural of “ukurn” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “vrae” – Elvish:- the term for a phantom, wraith, or other visible translucent flying or drifting apparition (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 7, 2022)

  • “vraemorm” – Elvish:- the term for the undead (“mormhaor”) known as a “ghost” in Common (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 7, 2022)

  • “yau” – Dwarvish:- a known peril, hazard, or danger (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “yaunorsk” – Dwarvish:- (literally “peril-spider”) a known-to-be-deadly spider (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “yilorb” – Drow:- a riding-spider (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)

  • “yilorbbyth” – Drow:- plural of “yilorb” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - January 8, 2022)
  • Kyrene Posted - 06 Jan 2022 : 11:53:57
  • “krehl” – Orc:- weakling (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - December 20, 2021)

  • “kuhul” – Goblin:- weakling (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - December 20, 2021)

  • “urkuhul” – Goblin:- born weak; puny (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - December 20, 2021)
  • Kyrene Posted - 13 Dec 2021 : 10:58:17
  • “harauk” – Elvish:- crow (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - December 10, 2021)

  • “harkel” – Elvish:- birdcall (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - December 10, 2021)

  • “nightsup” – Common:- any meal taken at night (often when one must work late, or “wait up” for someone to arrive in the wee hours, or some task, or some anticipated event) (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - December 13, 2021)

  • “thimril” – Elvish:- archaic version of “thimron” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - December 10, 2021)

  • “thimron” – Elvish:- raven (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - December 10, 2021)

  • “tuth” – Common:- any pause for a snack where one has the opportunity to drink but not munch (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - December 13, 2021)

  • “tuthslake” – Common:- any pause for a snack where one has the opportunity to drink (not necessarily alcohol) as well as munch (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - December 13, 2021)

  • “vraeken” – Common:- any pre-dawn meal (something eaten to begin a journey early, or upon arising for farmwork; often prepared the night before and left ready, or even simmering on a hearth) (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - December 13, 2021)
  • Kyrene Posted - 02 Dec 2021 : 08:20:17
  • “ada” – Alzhedo:- an order; command (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 26, 2021)

  • “adha” – Alzhedo:- master; commander (role, not rank; see also “amhir”) (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 26, 2021)

  • “adhar” – Alzhedo:- slave (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 26, 2021)

  • “alam” – Alzhedo:- to obey; to be obedient (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 26, 2021)

  • “amru” – Alzhedo:- loyalty (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 26, 2021)

  • “canthroyae” – Common:- plural of “canthroyal” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 25, 2021)

  • “canthroyal” – Common:- the term for any work largely devoted to translations of words or phrases from one language to another (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 25, 2021)

  • “construth” – Common:- plural of “constus” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 25, 2021)

  • “constus” – Common:- the term for any reference tome that is organized for easy look-up of contents (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 25, 2021)

  • “n’vae” – Elvish:- everyday speech abbreviation of “nevae” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 28, 2021)

  • “nevae” – Elvish:- dark; shadow (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 28, 2021)

  • “oloth” – Drow:- the term for natural darkness or total magical darkness (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 28, 2021)

  • “ormaur” – Elvish:- darkness (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 28, 2021)

  • “theamum” – Common:- plural of “theamus” (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 25, 2021)

  • “theamus” – Common:- the term for any guide to important published works on a topic, or in a genre (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 25, 2021)

  • “veldrin” – Drow:- shadows (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 28, 2021)
  • Kyrene Posted - 01 Dec 2021 : 10:55:12
  • “Arltah” – Dwarvish:- (literally “Dwarf-converse”) the term for spoken Dwarvish (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 20, 2021)

  • “Doamun” – Gnomish:- (translated as both “Enduring-Folk” and “Steadfast-Us”) the term for the race of gnomes when referring to themselves (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 20, 2021)

  • “Glahkery” – Elvish:- (literally “sound-strife”) the collective term for other languages (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 20, 2021)

  • “Gnometalk” – Common:- the term for spoken Gnomish (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 20, 2021)

  • “Lalur” – Elvish:- (literally “The Singing”) the term for spoken Elvish (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 20, 2021)

  • “Munthar” – Gnomish:- (literally “us-clack” or “our-speech”) the term for spoken Gnomish (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 20, 2021)

  • “nys” – Elvish:- sister (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 23, 2021)
  • Kyrene Posted - 29 Nov 2021 : 06:49:43
  • “evae” – Elvish:- love; absence of malice (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 4, 2021)

  • “immaea” – Elvish:- loyalty to kin and family; familial love (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 4, 2021)

  • “immeet” – Elvish:- to yearn for home, family, or hearth (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 4, 2021)

  • “nor” – Elvish:- love; essence of passion (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - November 4, 2021)
  • Kyrene Posted - 08 Nov 2021 : 16:36:27
  • “avanal” – Common:- a sky-blue wine (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - October 31, 2021)

  • “jestarakh” – Elvish:- the term for a crafter and cherisher of small vital details (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - October 22, 2021)
  • Kyrene Posted - 16 Oct 2021 : 19:40:00
  • “athorn” – Common:- a politer regional name for a “bumstick” used in Waterdeep (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - October 15, 2021)

  • “bumstick” – Common:- the term for a stout short stick with old towels, handcloths, or scraps of clothing affixed to one end used to scrub one’s behind when using a toilet (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - October 15, 2021)

  • “dollurd” – Common:- a politer regional name for a “sluices-stick” used in Waterdeep (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - October 15, 2021)

  • “sluices-stick” – Common:- the term for a stout short stick with old towels, handcloths, or scraps of clothing affixed to one end used to clean the toilet seat and area when using a toilet (Ed Greenwood on Twitter - October 15, 2021)

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