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A keg of smokepowder with a warning label in Common and Elvish.

A list of words and phrases from the Elven language.

A

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]
aethen
"others", modern elven slang for non-elves.[3]
Akh'Faer
"Army of the Art", collective term for the magical military of Cormanthyr used during the Fall of Myth Drannor. Singular: Akh'Faern.[4]
Akh'Velahr
"Army of Arms", collective term for the standard military of Cormanthyr used during the Fall of Myth Drannor. Singular: Akh'Velahrn.[4]
Al hond ebrath, uol tath shantar en tath lalala ol hond ebrath
"A true friend, as the trees and the water are true friends."[5]
amakiir
"gem flower"[6]
amastacia
"star flower"[6]
ansrivarr
"memory"[7]
arakhor
"tree warden" or "one who protects the forest"[8]
Arselu'Tel'Quess
"The Great Art of the People", meaning Elven High Magic.[9]
asathalfinare
Contraction of a longer phrase with the meaning "those who have their being in the sea haunted by the true dream"; name of a group of sea-related deities.[10]
Auglathla
"Winterbreeze", an old elvish surname.[11]

B

be-inway
"wake"[12]
bhin
"young human male" (slang)[13]
biir
"garbage", used as an insult against those of half-elven and human heritage.[13]

C

col
"not", used as a prefix that means "not," as in "Colson" meaning "not-son" (i.e., "daughter").[14]
Cinnaelos'Cor
"The Day of Corellon's Peace", or Shieldmeet[1]

D

dhaerow
"traitor", etymological precursor to "drow".[15]
Durmista
"Forest of Twilight"[16]

E

eisliesen
"killing"[2]

F

Faerûn
"one land" in old elven[17]
fete
"fire"[citation needed]

G

galanodel
"moon whisper"[6]
Gwyllachaightaeryll
"the Many-Splendored", the Elven name of Crescent Grove, Corellon's palace in Arvandor.[18]

H

holimion
"diamond dew"[6]
hond elbrath
"true friend(s)"[5]

I

ilphelkiir
"gem blossom"[6]
Iqua'Tel'Quessir
"Creator Races"[19]
ivaebhin
"boy filled with brightness"[20]

K

kerym
"blade" (as in blade made of steel)[21][note 1] or "sword".[22]
kiira
(formally, tel'kiira) "lore gem". See also Selu'Kiira.[23]
Kirthol Erdel
the Thunder Peaks mountain range.[24]

L

laran
"regal" or "one who is regal".[citation needed]
Laranlas
"Regal lady", a title used by female rulers of Ardeep.[25]
Laranlors
"Regal lord", a title used by male rulers of Ardeep.[25]
liadon
"silver frond"[6]

M

Maethe
"perhaps", modern elven slang[3]
meliamne
"oaken heel"[6]
Mithardir
"white dust"[26]

N

naïlo
"night breeze"[6]
Noromath
"Legacy of the North"[27]
N'landroshien
"Darkness in Light"[28]
N'Tel'Quess
"Not-people". A derogatory term elves use to describe non-elves.[29]
N'Vaelhar
Shadow soldiers. Singular: N'Vaelharn.[23]

O

oloth elgg ssussun
"Darkness slays light."[30]

P

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

R

Ruathimaer
"starwing", a type of spelljammer ship controlled by the Evermeet elves.[31]
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]

S

savalir
"murderer"[32]
Selu'Kiira
"High lore gems".[23]
Selu'Taar
"High Caster" or "The Art's Disciples", i.e., High Mages.[9]
siannodel
"moon brook"[6]

T

Tel'Quessir
the collective name elves use for their race. translates into common to mean, "The People". [29]
teu-kelytha
legendary moon horse of Evermeet.[33]
trazaethe
living tree homes.[34]

V

Vyshaan
a vile curse or an insult, in reference to the Vyshaan clan.[35]

X

xiloscient
"gold petal"[6]

Y

Y'landrothiel
"Traveler's Star"[28]
Y'tellarien
"The Far Star"[28]
Yyllethyn
sun-follower, a breed of horse.[36]

Z

zenar
"less than half". Used as an insult to humans born to a half-elven parent.[13]

Appendix

Notes

  1. See, for example, Artblade (Ary'Faern'Kerym), Warblade (Ary'Velahr'Kerym), and Rulers' Blade (Ar'Cor'Kerym).

External Links

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