Nomad Language

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NOTES:

  1. The Nomad Language (which includes both actual nomads and those of Nasuada’s people who have settled in the south) alternates consonants and vowels, with the sole exception of personal names, such as Nasuada.
  2. Double letters, such as nn in Taganna are pronounced twice as long as normal, but are otherwise treated as a single letter.
  3. Names are ordered thus: family, tribe, personal

VOWELS:

i—as in beet, fleet when at the end of words

SUFFIXES:

no—honorific

ra—honorific

NOMAD LANGUAGE TO ENGLISH DICTIONARY:

Gokukara—praying mantis goddess
katuro—Dragon Rider
osati—you are
Unulukuna—creator god (also the Old One)

ENGLISH TO NOMAD LANGUAGE DICTIONARY:

creator god (also the Old One)—Unulukuna
Dragon Rider—katuro
praying mantis goddess—Gokukara
you are—osati

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