Notes on Language

Ancient Elven

People

  • Um’real. um + re + al “raptor who preys on demons”

Places

  • Uedabeth. ued + abeth “shelter against storms”
  • Carthrutâl. carthur + tâl “wide sea port”

Words

  • abeth “shelter; fortification”. OB abad “shelter”
  • al “demon; monster”. OB ala “demon”
  • athag “demon from the earth”. OB asag “demon; disease” & udug “demon (of desert, mountain, sea, tomb)”
  • carthur “sea port”. OB kar “harbor; quay” + dur “binding, knot; umbilical cord; bind; rope”
  • gâl “forget”. OB gal “big; former; retired”
  • re “impose; dominator (of); hunter (of)”. OB ri “impose”
  • ru “perfect; ideal”. OB rum “perfect; ideal”
  • tâl “broad; expansive”. OB tal “(to be) broad; expand”
  • ued “violent storm; storm demon”. OB ud “storm; storm demon”
  • uinu “temple; throne”. OB unu “dwelling; temple”
  • uinugâl “tomb”. Note that elves themselves do not erect tombs. AE uinu + gâl
  • um “raptor”. OB um “bird”

First Humans

  • akolos “angel”. A.Gk agkelos “angel”
  • skeabolon “cast shadow”. A.Gk skia “shadow” + ebalon “throw”

Etymology

  • A.Gk Real World: Ancient Greek
  • AE Skolos: Ancient Elven
  • OB Real World: Old Babylonian

Notes on Language

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