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Elvish word for Pirate?

Post by Xeo » Tue Jan 24, 2006 5:52 pm

Looking to find the word for Pirate in Elvish.

I done a long long search for it.... Can't seem to find it or unless its something that Orleron or a team member who would need to develop the word to be placed into Avlis's Elvish language system.

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Post by Xeo » Wed Jan 25, 2006 4:25 pm

*bumps* :D
Silk wrote: I don't know, I think flinging poo in a catapult could be pretty damn effective.
I know if I was on the battlefield and I got hit by a pile of shit... I'd probably go home.

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Post by Curois » Wed Jan 25, 2006 4:46 pm

Ch'av?

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Post by Rain&Clouds » Wed Jan 25, 2006 4:50 pm

Goonva'Nir ? :)

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Post by Xeo » Wed Jan 25, 2006 5:05 pm

Curois wrote:Ch'av?
That does'nt help and just wasted 10 seconds IG time, thinking that there was something of use to read to help me in some development. :?
Silk wrote: I don't know, I think flinging poo in a catapult could be pretty damn effective.
I know if I was on the battlefield and I got hit by a pile of shit... I'd probably go home.

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Post by Czarcasm » Wed Jan 25, 2006 5:08 pm

You can also suggest a couple words that mean pirate in Avlissian elvish, player input has affected the languages in the past.

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Post by Xeo » Wed Jan 25, 2006 5:14 pm

Czarcasm wrote:You can also suggest a couple words that mean pirate in Avlissian elvish, player input has affected the languages in the past.
Good idea... Problem is I'm no Elvish RP'er or know much about Elve's in a OOC sense.

Pirate lingo! YARR! Now we are talking. But Elvish word for Pirate... hmm. If anyone wants to surggest I am all ears, also I will think of one aswell. :wink:
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I know if I was on the battlefield and I got hit by a pile of shit... I'd probably go home.

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Post by Czarcasm » Wed Jan 25, 2006 5:15 pm

Also, you can sometimes combine words to make a word, but are you considering this from the pirate's perspective or a commoner's perspective? I'm far from an expert on Nanshilae, so please correct me, but you could use:

Nirgoonva - "Sea bandit"

Goonvaquitha - "Bandit fish"

Knowing Nanshilae, I'm probably missing some apostrophes in there. Look through the list of words and find a word or combination of words that might fit what you're looking for and post them here.

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Post by Aloro » Wed Jan 25, 2006 5:19 pm

"Bandit" is Goonva.
"Sea" is Nir.

"Bandit of the Sea" (Sea Bandit) is Goonva'Le'Nir.

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Post by Xeo » Wed Jan 25, 2006 5:20 pm

Czarcasm wrote:Also, you can sometimes combine words to make a word, but are you considering this from the pirate's perspective or a commoner's perspective? I'm far from an expert on Nanshilae, so please correct me, but you could use:

Nirgoonva - "Sea bandit"

Goonvaquitha - "Bandit fish"

Knowing Nanshilae, I'm probably missing some apostrophes in there. Look through the list of words and find a word or combination of words that might fit what you're looking for and post them here.
Nirgoonva

That is perfect!

Kinda word I was looking for.... It it can be confirmed with the apostrophe's that would be great!

But in meantime I will check out Orleron's thread on Nanshee lingo :wink:
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Post by Rain&Clouds » Wed Jan 25, 2006 5:22 pm

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Post by Czarcasm » Wed Jan 25, 2006 5:24 pm

Xeo wrote:It it can be confirmed with the apostrophe's that would be great!
Aloro wrote:"Bandit" is Goonva.
"Sea" is Nir.

"Bandit of the Sea" (Sea Bandit) is Goonva'Le'Nir.

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There's your answer. Thanks, Aloro.

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Post by Xeo » Wed Jan 25, 2006 5:25 pm

Aloro wrote:"Bandit" is Goonva.
"Sea" is Nir.

"Bandit of the Sea" (Sea Bandit) is Goonva'Le'Nir.

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I did'nt see his post as was still posting mine.

Aloro I love you man *sniffs* :wink:
Silk wrote: I don't know, I think flinging poo in a catapult could be pretty damn effective.
I know if I was on the battlefield and I got hit by a pile of shit... I'd probably go home.

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Post by Xeo » Wed Jan 25, 2006 5:26 pm

Czarcasm wrote:
Xeo wrote:It it can be confirmed with the apostrophe's that would be great!
Aloro wrote:"Bandit" is Goonva.
"Sea" is Nir.

"Bandit of the Sea" (Sea Bandit) is Goonva'Le'Nir.

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There's your answer. Thanks, Aloro.
Oh and a thanks to you TOO!
Silk wrote: I don't know, I think flinging poo in a catapult could be pretty damn effective.
I know if I was on the battlefield and I got hit by a pile of shit... I'd probably go home.

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Post by Xeo » Wed Jan 25, 2006 5:27 pm

Tzeleth Goonva'Le'Nir
Think I'm going to go with this.... See how the others feel :wink:

Thanks guys
Silk wrote: I don't know, I think flinging poo in a catapult could be pretty damn effective.
I know if I was on the battlefield and I got hit by a pile of shit... I'd probably go home.

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Post by Arieanne » Wed Jan 25, 2006 5:27 pm

I like Rain&Clouds proposal. :D
Might be too: Nir'zonoya, Eni'olle'Nir, Yur'Nirquitha, Nir'Shooli'Thayt...
None of them is real "pirate" word though... :?
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Post by Xeo » Wed Jan 25, 2006 5:29 pm

Arieanne wrote:I like Rain&Clouds proposal. :D
Might be too: Nir'zonoya, Eni'olle'Nir, Yur'Nirquitha, Nir'Shooli'Thayt...
None of them is real "pirate" word though... :?
But they may not be a "Word" for Pirate in Elven. Though through translastion it would mean from Elven to Human it would mean SeaBandit.

In human and halfling talk we would say Pirate. *I would think. :P
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Post by Arieanne » Wed Jan 25, 2006 5:32 pm

Xeo Bodacea wrote:
Arieanne wrote:I like Rain&Clouds proposal. :D
Might be too: Nir'zonoya, Eni'olle'Nir, Yur'Nirquitha, Nir'Shooli'Thayt...
None of them is real "pirate" word though... :?
But they may not be a "Word" for Pirate in Elven. Though through translastion it would mean from Elven to Human it would mean SeaBandit.

In human and halfling talk we would say Pirate. *I would think. :P
Yeah, I think it's more about how it sounds, than real and direct translation of word 'pirate'. ;)
Pick what sounds good and gives you the best association to a 'pirate' word. :D
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Post by Czarcasm » Wed Jan 25, 2006 5:35 pm

Rain&Clouds wrote:Goonva'Nir ? :)
Oops! Sorry R&C, for some reason, when I read yours, I read it as "Guv'nah." Props to you on it (and shame on me for not paying attention to detail)! I didn't mean to just run right over you. I'm not sure Xeo knew what you meant by it, at the time.

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Post by Aloro » Wed Jan 25, 2006 5:37 pm

In Nanshilae, the primary noun comes first, followed by any adjectives/secondary nouns that modify it.

There is no precise translation of "pirate" into Nanshilae, so we have to make do with the closest approximation.

"Goonva'Nir" isn't bad, at all. It fits the grammatical rules. * shrugs * Use either that or "Goonva'Le'Nir". ;)

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Post by Pathos Street » Wed Jan 25, 2006 5:39 pm

I could fathom the word "Goonva'Le'Nir" being foreshortened through common usage to something like "Goonvanir" or just plain "Goon" :D

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Post by Xeo » Wed Jan 25, 2006 5:39 pm

Arieanne wrote:
Xeo Bodacea wrote:
Arieanne wrote:I like Rain&Clouds proposal. :D
Might be too: Nir'zonoya, Eni'olle'Nir, Yur'Nirquitha, Nir'Shooli'Thayt...
None of them is real "pirate" word though... :?
But they may not be a "Word" for Pirate in Elven. Though through translastion it would mean from Elven to Human it would mean SeaBandit.

In human and halfling talk we would say Pirate. *I would think. :P
Yeah, I think it's more about how it sounds, than real and direct translation of word 'pirate'. ;)
Pick what sounds good and gives you the best association to a 'pirate' word. :D
Aye that is true... I had some of the best minds in a private channell trying to come up with something. I'll tell you it was a nightmere LOL
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Post by Rain&Clouds » Wed Jan 25, 2006 5:42 pm

Pathos Street wrote:I could fathom the word "Goonva'Le'Nir" being foreshortened through common usage to something like "Goonvanir" or just plain "Goon" :D
Haha :D Good one!

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Post by Aloro » Wed Jan 25, 2006 6:26 pm

Pathos Street wrote:I could fathom the word "Goonva'Le'Nir" being foreshortened through common usage to something like "Goonvanir" or just plain "Goon" :D
Umm... cute, but no. :)

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Post by Moonyju » Mon Feb 06, 2006 3:35 pm

Aloro wrote:
Pathos Street wrote:I could fathom the word "Goonva'Le'Nir" being foreshortened through common usage to something like "Goonvanir" or just plain "Goon" :D
Umm... cute, but no. :)

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