A list of words in Alzhedo, the primary language spoken in Calimshan.[1]

A[edit | edit source]

adh 
belonging to[2]
akkhani 
load-bearing corner piece holding up a dome[3]
al 
article: the, of the[2]
ala 
silk[4]
alimarif 
(fem, alimarifa) learned stranger[5]
amhir 
naval commander[5][6]
amlak 
(pl, amlakkar) police officer[7]
amlakkhan 
police station[8]
annuv 
a symbol or a hand motion used to indicate that one's proper titles have been left unsaid[5]
askar 
archaic: soldier;[5][9] military rank: private[6]

B[edit | edit source]

bakkal 
high priest[10]
balak 
military rank: colonel,[5] major general[6]
brada 
silent[4]

C[edit | edit source]

caleph 
king[5]
cestys 
spiked knuckles[11]
chawal 
military rank: lieutenant[5][6]

D[edit | edit source]

dahyarif 
(fem, dahyarifa) misplaced stranger[5]
deen 
pl, archaic: coins[12][13]
djawal 
knight,[5] officer cadet;[9] military rank: corporal[6]
drudach 
city precinct[14]
druzir 
drudach leader[5][14]
dyram 
arm[11]

E[edit | edit source]

el 
article: the, of the[2]
enaza 
spear[11]
enhir 
archaic: tribune[5]

G[edit | edit source]

ghadabaan 
anger[7]
gharab 
foreigner[5]

H[edit | edit source]

hakkam 
archaic: governor[5]
hamaad 
war metal[15]
harakh 
slang: rebellious/criminal activities (after a famous slave named Harakhti)[16]
hatori 
a sand crocodile[17]
hizan 
horse
hydar
lion[7]


J[edit | edit source]

jambiya 
dagger[11]
jhasin 
(pl, jhasinni) handsome; male concubine[18]
jhasina 
(pl, jhasinnar) beautiful; female concubine[18]
jhasinnadah 
harem
jikholnar 
handaxe[11]

K[edit | edit source]

katar 
knife[11]
ke'aran 
newly rich[19]
Khalahmjiri 
place of deadly teeth[20]
khamarkha 
family mausoleum[3]
khamarnari 
tomb of fire[21]
khanduq 
enclosed warehouse/marketplace[22]
kholnar 
axe[11]

L[edit | edit source]

lumal 
dung

M[edit | edit source]

mameluk 
warrior-slave[23]
markhout 
tomb[3]
massatyr 
archaic: baron[5]
min 
blade, sword[7][4]
mitalib 
(pl, mitalibbar) (wealth-)watcher[13]
monrativi teshy 
first kingdom[24]
mumijn 
archaic military rank: lieutenant colonel,[5] colonel[6]
murabir 
warlord[25]
musadhyar 
pl: hapless folk[5]
musar 
sergeant[5][9][6]
muzha-dahyarif 
idiom: shady, misplaced stranger, (i.e., a potential thief)[5]
muzhajaarnadah 
city of shadow[26]

N[edit | edit source]

nadim 
club[11]
nadhari 
pl., not-slaves[27]
nallojal 
navy[7]
nar'ysr 
phoenix[28]
nataf 
cord[11]
nazir 
archaic: prefect[5]


P[edit | edit source]

pajabbar 
pl: horns[7]
palintrike 
a hybrid breadfruit–date[29]
pasha 
guildmaster, clan leader[5]

Q[edit | edit source]

qayadin 
military rank: general,[5] lieutenant general[6]
qysar 
archaic: emperor[5]
qysara 
archaic: empress[30]
qysaghanni 
imperial guard[7]
qysanallojal 
imperial navy[31]

R[edit | edit source]

rafayam 
exalted sir[5]
rafayar 
exalted madam[5]
ralbahr 
admiral[5][6]
rif 
(fem, rifa) stranger[32]
riha
wind (as in weather)
riqysar 
archaic: regent emperor[33]
ruaìs 
archaic: count[5]
rysal 
naval captain[5][6]

S[edit | edit source]

sadhara 
desert rose[34]
sabban 
city district[26]
sabbalad 
mayor,[5] sabban leader[26]
sabbaladah 
sabbalad's villa[35]
sadidah 
garrison[36]
sadimmin 
pl: powerful swords; the Calishite army[7]
sadidrif 
(fem, sadidrifa) powerful stranger[5]
sahrmak 
military rank: general[6]
sala 
bloody[4]
sama 
queen[37]
samir 
(fem, samira[38]) prince
saref 
archaic: centurion[5]
sarefa 
centurion's wife[39]
satrap 
archaic: provincial governor[5]
sayedotta 
cat-woman[40]
scimitar 
scimitar[11]: muziqnu
shaani 
idiom: a poor leader (a reference to an infamous queen in Calishite history)[16]
shanate 
duchy[41]
sharakh 
lowly thief[5]
shyk 
military rank: major,[5][6] army commander[42]
sikaena 
knife[7]
solbar 
bright steel[15]
sultan 
prince,[5] city mayor
syl 
archaic: chief (still used as a prefix)[43]

T[edit | edit source]

tabarif 
(fem, tabarifa) honorable stranger[5]
talu 
grass[4]
tamra-mujah 
greedy intruder[5]
trika 
a potent, sweet wine made from palintrike[29]

V[edit | edit source]

vizar 
chancellor,[5] advisor[41]

W[edit | edit source]

wedna 
ear[44]

Y[edit | edit source]

yadhi 
hand[11]
yanat 
estate[45]
yestaadi 
huntress[11]
yi 
from[46]
yn 
son of[2]
ynamalik 
lesser prince[5]
yr 
daughter of[2]
yrshelem 
sing & pl: coin-collector[47][13]
yshah 
duke[5]
yuzas 
military rank: (non-naval) captain[5][48][6]

Z[edit | edit source]

zel 
shadow[49][44]
zelhaja
black, shadow-like (-haja is an adjective ending)

References[edit | edit source]

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  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 inferred from Steven E. Schend and Dale Donovan (September 1998). Empires of the Shining Sea. (TSR, Inc), p. 54. ISBN 978-0786912377.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Steven E. Schend and Dale Donovan (September 1998). Empires of the Shining Sea. (TSR, Inc), p. 94. ISBN 978-0786912377.
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  5. 5.00 5.01 5.02 5.03 5.04 5.05 5.06 5.07 5.08 5.09 5.10 5.11 5.12 5.13 5.14 5.15 5.16 5.17 5.18 5.19 5.20 5.21 5.22 5.23 5.24 5.25 5.26 5.27 5.28 5.29 5.30 5.31 5.32 5.33 5.34 5.35 5.36 5.37 5.38 5.39 Steven E. Schend and Dale Donovan (September 1998). Empires of the Shining Sea. (TSR, Inc), p. 59. ISBN 978-0786912377.
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  33. Brian R. James and Ed Greenwood (September, 2007). The Grand History of the Realms. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 62. ISBN 978-0-7869-4731-7.
  34. Steven E. Schend and Dale Donovan (September 1998). Empires of the Shining Sea. (TSR, Inc), p. 79. ISBN 978-0786912377.
  35. inferred from Steven E. Schend (October 1998). Calimport. (TSR, Inc), p. 73. ISBN 0-7869-1238-3.
  36. Steven E. Schend (October 1998). Calimport. (TSR, Inc), p. 8. ISBN 0-7869-1238-3.
  37. Clayton Emery (January 1999). Star of Cursrah. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 32. ISBN 0-7869-1322-3.
  38. Clayton Emery (January 1999). Star of Cursrah. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 25. ISBN 0-7869-1322-3.
  39. Clayton Emery (January 1999). Star of Cursrah. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 17. ISBN 0-7869-1322-3.
  40. Steven E. Schend and Dale Donovan (September 1998). Empires of the Shining Sea. (TSR, Inc), p. 173. ISBN 978-0786912377.
  41. 41.0 41.1 Steven E. Schend and Dale Donovan (September 1998). Empires of the Shining Sea. (TSR, Inc), p. 65. ISBN 978-0786912377.
  42. Clayton Emery (January 1999). Star of Cursrah. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 23. ISBN 0-7869-1322-3.
  43. Steven E. Schend and Dale Donovan (September 1998). Empires of the Shining Sea. (TSR, Inc), p. 58. ISBN 978-0786912377.
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