Lexicon of the Elven Language

A

a (v) (äto permit
adath (noun) (ä-däth) Selfless romantic love for another mortal (elves, humans, etc.)  Sa’adath thé, “My love for you” or “I love you”, meant as a verbal gift rather than a proclamation of romantic state.
-an (suffix) denoting a person, animal, or thing that performs a specified action or activity.
-anan (suffix; Anc. Elven) (äNÄN) Torn by war.
ani (adj) (ä-nee) verdant, the green color of thriving vegetation
ate (n) (ä-tay) council of beings
ayv (adj) (āv) of striking and magnificent nature

B

C

D

dagh (v) to keep safe
dar
 (v) to wield
dath
(v) to climb
drill (v) (drēl) to exist

E

evi (n) (eh-VEE) any one of the eight primordial elements, pl. evin (q.v.)
evin (n) (EH-ven) collective noun of the eight primordial elements
égoin (n) (ā-go-ehn) dwarf
égoin (adj) (ā-go-ehn) stubborn
éth (n) (āth) stronghold
Évin (n) (ā-vThe Great Consort of Sythlia

F

fahn (n) void
fay
(n) (fay) death
feran (noun) heart, as in organ

G

gho (num) cardinal number: three
ghi
(adv) thrice
gil
 (n) an isle, specifically any small non-volcanic island (can walk perimeter of island in less than two days)

 

H

ha’dath (n) spider
hel (n) bay of water

I

-il (suffix) “Of the land”, spec. referring to elves.  Opposed to -ir, as in from a place name.
-in (suffix) Fertile, or the potential of being.  Often ends a word that precedes the reason for the modified word.
-ir (suffix) From, of
-is (suffix) of, or related to flora
iri (phrasal verb) belong to, belonging to
-ith (suffix) Indicating past tense; that which was.  Often ends a word that precedes the reason for the modified word.
Í, í (conjunction)  and

J

K

kauni  (n) fire

L

la (v) to enter
lit (n) light
lith (n) sun
lithir (n) sun, element of.  Lit., the sun’s power in all things
lithlit (n) sunlight
lyr  (n) 1) Mortal-made law, code or rule that supports a natural state; opposed to law that works against such.  Ex. The lyr tells us we should only take from fallen trees, not from those still standing.  2) A land inhabited by those who follow natural law

M

me (num) (MEH) cardinal number: one
mi
(adv) once
mor (n) (môr) lowland
moor (n) (mo͝orr) an isolated location 

N

ni- (suffix)  not, or anti
norir (n) earth, element of.  Lit., the earth in all things

O

othah (n) a moon
othahir (n) moon, element of 
othal
 (adj) silver, as it appears on the dew of leaves.
oyg (n) (ōpeak, the top of a mountain

P

Q

q’ry (n) (qi-, natural container; ry, water) lake, a large body of fresh water surrounded by land.
qi (n) a natural formation that contains another facet of nature

R

ry (n) water
ryir
(n) water, element of.  Lit., the water in all things

S

sa (pronounnominative sapossessive sa’, objective seyplural nominative sarpossessive sar’ or sarobjective us)  I, me, my/mine, me, we, our/ours, us; The nominative singular pronoun, used by a speaker in referring to himself or herself.
sair (adj) (SAYR) Natural abundance, esp. land; Ex. The Spine is mountain sair, surely it has the highest peaks on all of Erinnal.
sauir (n) (sou-irr; from sair, abundant) Lush tropical land, esp. jungle-like
saur•in (n) (sou(ə)r-ēn; sauir, jungle-like;  -in, fertile) A land not yet depleted of natural life.  Used when referring to the possibility of its destruction.
saur’nith (n) (sou(ə)r-nēth’; sair, abundant; -in, fertile; -ith, was, to make of the past)  A land depleted of natural resources.
ser (v) (ser) to open
ser’is
(v) (ser-ēs) to blossom; (exc., Slin dialect) Used as a polite greeting
silad (adj) (sē-LAHD)  gray
skyr (n) (skīr) air
slin (n) (slēn)  a blade of coarse design
stris (n) a port town

T

ter (adj)  balance between opposing ideals
ther (v) to guide
theris (n) a natural landmark, lit. a tree that watches (out for travelers)
theran (n) guide, one who leads others down a path or trail
thras (n) a watchtower
thrasan (n) a guard
thre (num) cardinal number: two
thri
 (adv) twice
thri (adj) 1) more than once, 2) hopeful eternity
thri’il (adj) trans. forever of the land.  Ex.  Wyth Thri’il (capital of Deleran), trans. Capital of the Eternal First People
thé (pronoun) you; trans. the one who stands before me
théhr (pronoun) them; trans. the others (usually non-elves)

U

V

vau (n) (vô) life, as in sentient beings
vauri (n) (vô-rē) spirit, specifically the soul (q.v.) when separated from the body

 

W

wis (adj) (w(h)ēss) foremost in importance
wiseate
 (n) (w(h)ēssô-tā; wis, grand, foremost; ate, council ) 1. the foremost of any council in a given collection of councils, 2. the ruling government of Deleran, the Grand Council.
wyth (noun) (w(h)īth) capital city

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