Warning: You are not logged in. Your IP address will be publicly visible if you make any edits. If you log in or create an account, your edits will be attributed to your username, along with other benefits. Anti-spam check. Do not fill this in!A '''dictionary''' explains the meanings of words which are arranged in alphabetical order so that they can be found quickly. Below is a list of some of the more unusual or special words and phrases used in tGAverse in various [[languages]] throughout the [[Timeline|ages]]. ==A== ;''abbot'' : a high-ranking cleric, above a prior but below a high cleric. Feminine form is 'abbess'. ;''Al-Qaum'' : a [[Peoples#Sarquil|Sarquil]] name which means 'The People', referring to a mythical bear-like monster with the strength of ten warriors which protected and terrorized caravans as the spirit of the night in the [[Tronin Desert]]. ;''[[andain]]'' : a demi-god, i.e. the offspring of a [[god]] and a mortal. ;''anymore'' : ''(slang)'' used in Midwest [[Libaterra]] as another word for 'nowadays'. :''"Cherry pies are horrible anymore."'' ;''ar ilyë tier undulávë lumbulë'' : an [[Elf|elvish]] phrase in Old Thracian which means 'and all paths are drowned deep in shadow', often used in a poetic manner to symbolize that there is no hope left. ==B== ;''bakufu'' : a [[Languages#Yamatian|Yamatian]] term for the Shogun's government, mostly referring to the councils that ruled the kingdoms the Yamato Empire was occupying during the [[Great War]]. ;''Balance, the'' : a [[Peoples#Sinlarine|Sinlarine]] term referring to the shamanistic concept of a proper mix of Light and Shadow, or Life and Death, or Order and Chaos, to ensure the continued survival of all [[realm]]s. ;''[[Banishment]]s, the'' : a collective term referring to two powerful [[Spell of Banishment|spells]] used to seal the [[demon]] lord [[Yurius]] to another plane of existence. ;''[[Blood Fever]], the'' : a [[magic]]al disease which is fatal to anyone with [[Elf|elven]] blood. ;''bratva'' : ''(slang)'' a thieves' cant term used among rogues within the same thieves guild to refer to each other as 'blood brothers'. ;''built like a brick shithouse'' : ''(colloquial, somewhat vulgar)'' a [[Scundia|Scunnish]] phrase which means that the person being addressed is seen as strong and well built (man), or as beautiful and curvaceous (woman). : ''"[[Gerard Aurelac|I]] like [[Elena Jeremy|her]] because she's smart, she's funny, and she's built like a brick shithouse."'' ==C== ;''[[Cataclysm]], the'' : a worldwide catastrophe in the [[Third Age]] which made continents collide after the [[Great War]]. ;''-chan'' : a [[Languages#Yamatian|Yamatian]] suffix which is used when calling someone. Most commonly used of young women and children. ;''child of [deity]'' : ''(archaic)'' a poetic way of referring to a [[Races|race]] via their creator deity, e.g. child/children of [[Nergal]] means [[human]]s. ;''child of the sword'' : used poetically by the [[Clergy of Nergal]] when referring to respected warriors. : ''"May [[Nergal]] take [[Gloracia|your]] soul, oh child of the sword."'' ;''[[cmail]]'' : also c-mail, carpie mail. Messages delivered by [[carpie]]s, [[Aison]]'s national birds. : ''"[[Vauldorf Springer|I]] think I'll check my c-mail! First I'll have to log on to the net."'' ;''[[Code of Thieves]], the'' : an ancient set of rules for rogues to follow as part of a complex honor system. Mostly obsolete in modern day thieves guilds. ==D== ; ''daimyo'' : a [[Languages#Yamatian|Yamatian]] term for a high-ranking authority figure; a lord who commands several samurai. ;''[[deathwatcher]]'' : a term referring to a special type of intelligent [[undead]] brought to life from exposure to the [[Plague of Undeath]]. ;''dico autem lupus'' : a codephrase in [[Languages#Arcane|Arcane]], meaning 'I say wolf', which is uttered by people wishing to meet with the [[Grey Guard]]. ==E== ;''[[ejactulatinoamanum]]'' : also known informally as 'Balls of Fire', a phenomenon of a male magic user's magic being unleashed during passionate sexual acts, which can lead to incinceration of their partner. See also: [[Tragic Cock Explosion]]. ;''emira'' : a [[Peoples#Sarquil|Sarquil]] title for the daughter of a reigning sultana or sultan; a princess. The masculine form is 'emir' (prince). Historically the title came into use to distinguish the children of the rulers of Vanna from the sheikhas and sheikhs who were powerful tribal leaders. ;''[[Explosion]], the'' : a worldwide catastrophe which destroyed and rearranged the continents of the world, ended the [[Second Age]] and began the [[Third Age]] at the end of the [[Arawn Losstarot]] war. ==F== ;''[[faerfolc]]'' : the fair folk, clannish forefathers of [[elves]]. ;''fack'' : ''(colloquial, vulgar)'' a [[Scundia|Scunnish]] form of expression, most often used as an expletive (Fack!), a noun (fack), and a descriptive word (fackin' or facking). : ''"Where the fack's the [[Lutherin|capital]], ye stupid bastard?"'' ;''feg'' : ''(vulgar)'' a [[Scundia|Scunnish]] term for homosexual people, mainly referring to men. : ''"Don't be a dipshit, you can't stop being a feg."'' ;''Four, the'' : a collective term referring to the [[Demon|archdemon]] leaders of the four hordes which took over [[Yamato]] after the [[Cataclysm]]. : ''[[E'soon G'nipparw|He]] had not experienced such anticipation since he first set coil into this [[Land of the Living|world]], when the Four carved up the paltry and failing Yamatian nation into their own abode.'' ==G== ;''gaijin'' : ''(derogatory)'' a [[Languages#Yamatian|Yamatian]] and [[Ryuugumi]] term which means 'foreigner' or 'outsider', i.e. anyone not being of Yamato or Ryuugumi. Often used as an insult. : ''[[Taro Ofuchi|Taro]] had brought stability to [[Grandbell]], but the gaijin had cast him down because he was of Ryuugumi, the predecessors of the Yamato.'' ;''Ghost Paths, the'' : a [[Peoples#Sinlarine|Sinlarine]] term for the [[Void]], an in-between plane of reality which connects all realms together and which spirits of the dead and Sinlarine shamans use to travel through. ;''Grand Ripening, the'' : a poetic term for the birth of the first generation of [[dryad]]s which took place after the [[Battle of Survivor's Woods]]. ;''grandmaster'' : an [[Aison]]ian title for the head of the [[Magestar]]. ==H== ; ''haimyō'' : a [[Languages#Yamatian|Yamatian]] term for a 'haiku pen name', an alias or stage name traditionally used by artists such as poets, actors and bards in [[Yamato]], e.g. [[Silk]], [[Velvet]]. ;''high cleric'' : the leader of a clergy (a religious organization). ==I== ;''imam'' : a title for the spiritual leader of the [[Peoples#Desert Elf|desert elves]]. ==J== ;''Jewel of the Desert, the'' : a [[Peoples#Sarquil|Sarquil]] epithet for their capital [[Vanna]]. : ''"Welcome to Vanna, the Jewel of the Desert."'' ==K== ;''Karaganda'' : a [[Peoples#Sarquil|Sarquil]] term which means the Black Stone, referring to a [[magic]]al black monolith held in the highest tower of the royal palace of [[Vanna]]. ;''khan'' : a [[Peoples#Khitan|Khitan]] title for the supreme horselord of the tribes; a king. The feminine form is 'khatun'. ;''-kun'' : a [[Languages#Yamatian|Yamatian]] suffix which is used when calling someone. The listener is lower or the same level in social position and is often, but not always, male. ==L== ==M== ;''may the forests be eternally young'' : a traditional [[Elf|elven]] greeting. ;''melin tirië hendutya sílalë yá lalat'' : an [[Elf|elvish]] phrase in Old Thracian which means 'I love to see your eyes shine when you laugh', a poetic way for an elf to confess their love to their beloved. ;''mellon'' : an [[Elf|elvish]] term in Old Thracian for 'friend'. ;''moor'' : ''(archaic)'' a [[nymph]] term for 'partner', seen as a mix of a friend and a lover. ==N== ;''n*****'' : ''(vulgar)'' a [[Scundia|Scunnish]] term for a dark-skinned person. Tip for use: all asterisks in the word must be pronounced in succession with no pauses in between. : ''"It's just not every day we see a [[Gerard Aurelac|King]] waltz in with a [[Elena Jeremy|n*****]], Your Majesty. We don't get many n***** in Scundia."'' ;''no shit, [[Inspector Reno]]'' : ''(colloquial, vulgar)'' a demeaning response to someone who has just said something obvious. The sarcasm comes from comparing the speaker's deduction skills to the famous [[Aison]]ian detective, Inspector Reno. : ''"[[Fred Nacht|Mr. Nacht]], we've arrived in [[Etheril]]!" "No shit, Inspector Reno."'' ==O== ;''oldblood'' : a [[sirithai]] title for their military leader. ;''Outside, the'' : a [[kitsune]] term which refers to the world found outside their forest home of [[Kitsune Mori]]. : ''As much as [[Seishuu Kazejin|he]] loved his wandering lifestyle, the Outside's oddities often made him miss the warmth and comfort of his mother's den.'' ==P== ;''[[Plague of Undeath]], the'' : a [[magic]]al sickness first witnessed in the [[Third Age]] which turns people infected with it into [[undead]]. ; ''prior'' : a title for the leading cleric of a local temple. Feminine form is 'prioress'. ;''[[prophecy]]'' : a prediction or a vision of potential future events, often by [[God|divine]] origin. ==Q== ;''Qalat al-Jabal'' : a [[Peoples#Sarquil|Sarquil]] epithet for the royal palace of [[Vanna]], means 'Citadel of the Mountain'. ==R== ;''Rose of the Desert, the'' : a [[Peoples#Sarquil|Sarquil]] epithet for the ruling Sultana of [[Vanna]], based on the sacred [[Plants#Desert Rose|desert roses]] of the [[Tronin Desert]]. Most notably used for Sultana [[Razia al-Saif]]. ==S== ;''-sama'' : a [[Languages#Yamatian|Yamatian]] suffix, used as a title after a person's name (first name or surname) regardless of sex. Unlike the more common -san, -sama is used in a very polite and formal manner to honour a person, mainly referring to people in positions of authority such as lords or [[god]]s. ;''-san'' : a [[Languages#Yamatian|Yamatian]] suffix, used as a title after person's name (first name or surname) regardless of sex. Equivalent of Mr., Ms. and Mrs. ;''sheikha'' : a [[Peoples#Sarquil|Sarquil]] title for the female rulers of Sarquil tribes living outside of [[Vanna]]. The masculine form is 'sheikh'. ;''shogun'' : a [[Languages#Yamatian|Yamatian]] title applied to the supreme commander of the Imperial military. ;''[[Sight Crystal|sight crystal]]'' : a [[magic]] gem used for long-range audiovisual communication, origin of the inferior communicator gems. ;''sultana'' : a [[Peoples#Sarquil|Sarquil]] title referring to the traditionally female ruler of [[Vanna]]; a queen. The masculine form is 'sultan'. ==T== ; ''tairō'' : a [[Languages#Yamatian|Yamatian]] title for the highest-ranking government post, a chairman, in a Yamatian council, or ''bakufu''. Often transliterated as 'tairo'. ;''tlatoani'' : a [[sirithai]] title for their spiritual leader, means 'speaker'. ;''[[Tragic Caulk Explosion|tragic caulk explosion]]'' : a sudden explosion caused by caulk stuck up in a pipe. Not to be confused with [[Tragic Cock Explosion]]. ;''[[Tragic Cock Explosion|tragic cock explosion]]'' : ''(colloquial, vulgar)'' a [[magic]]al phenomenon in which the victim's penis explodes in a very graphic manner. Not to be confused with [[Tragic Caulk Explosion]]. See also: [[Ejactulatinoamanum]]. ==U== ;''[[Umm ul-Banin]]'' : a [[Peoples#Sarquil|Sarquil]] epithet which means 'Mother of Many Sons', referring to the Queen of [[giant scorpion]]s which once roamed in the [[Tronin Desert]]. ==V== ==W== ;''wise woman'' : a [[Peoples#Simoe|Simoe]] title for the female elders of [[Diduma]] who act as spiritual leaders of the Simoe clans. ==X== ==Y== ;''youko'' : a bipedal werefox form [[kitsune]] may shapeshift into if they are old and powerful enough. ==Z== ==See also== *[[Languages]] [[Category:Content]] Summary: Please note that all contributions to the The Gamer's Alliance Wiki are considered to be released under the CC-BY-SA Cancel Editing help (opens in new window) Retrieved from "https://tga.fandom.com/wiki/Dictionary"