Lexicon of the Elven Language

A

a (v) to permit
adath (noun) 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.
-anan (suffix; Anc. Elven)  Torn by war.
ani (adj) Green
ayv (adj) of striking and magnificent nature

B

C

D

dagh (v) to keep safe
dar
 (v) to wield
dath
(v) to climb

E

égoin (n) (AY-go-ehn) dwarf
égoin (adj) (AY-go-ehn) stubborn
evi
(n) any one of the eight primordial elements, pl. evin (q.v.)
evin
 (n) 1. The Great Consort, 2. elements

F

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

G

gil (n) an isle

 

H

ha’dath (n) spider

I

Í, í (conjunction)  And.
-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
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.

J

K

kauni  (n) fire

L

la (v) to enter
lit (n) light
lith (n) sun
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

N

ni- (suffix)  not, or anti
nor (n) earth, element of

O

othah (n) a moon
othal
 (adj) silver, as it appears on the dew of leaves.

P

Q

R

ryir (n) water, element of

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) (saw-EERH; from sair, abundant) Lush tropical land, esp. jungle-like
saur•in (n) (sowr-EEN; sauir, jungle-like;  fertile, -in) A land not yet depleted of natural life.  Used when referring to the possibility of its destruction.
saur’nith (n) (sowr-NEETH; sair, abundant; -in, fertile; -ith, was, to make of the past)  A land depleted of natural resources.
silad (adj) (see-LAHD)  gray
skyr (n) air
slin  (n) (sleen)  A blade of coarse design

T

ter (adj)  balance between opposing ideals
thé (pronoun) you; trans. the one who stands before me
theran (n) guide, one who leads others down a path or trail
théhr (pronoun) them; trans. the others (usually non-elves)

U

V

vau (n) (vaaw) life
vauri (n) spirit, specifically the soul (q.v.) when separated from the body

 

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Y

Z