L'Ilythiiri Zhaun'ol

(The Drow Dictionairy)

An explanation ] [ Contents ] [ 0..5. Notes ] [ 6. Grammar ] [ 7..19. Tables ] [ 20..21. The Dictionairy ] [ 22..23. Supplement ]
 This section contains only the names of some tables, exept for the phrases (chapter 14) and the proverbs (chapter 19). In the paper copy all tables were extracted from the main word-list, using the abbrevations of special words.

7. Colours

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8. Counting in drow

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9. City-terms

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10. Directions

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11. Deities

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12. Elements

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13. Institutes in cities

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14. Phrases

Resh'ta-ni phr - As you would have it
Asanque phr - By your command
Deshmal phr - Bye
Aluve' phr - Farewell
Vith'ir! phr - Fuck off
Vith'os! phr - Fuck you
Vedaust phr - Goodbye
Salzis phr - Greetings
Vendui' phr - Greetings
Leran phr - Hail
Vin'ult phr - Hail
Salzis phr - Hello
Vendui' phr - Hello
Gu'e phr - Hey
Yahnil phr - Hey
Vendui' phr - I greet you
Aluve' phr - I leave you
Ru'shalla-tu phr - May it be so
Fridish phr - Salute
Leihana tu'sai phr - Thank you very much
Upn dey assay phr - Up the ass
Vendui' phr - We greet you
Aluve' phr - We leave you
Xa-daska phr - Yeah right

15. Races

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16. Special words

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17. Time related terms

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18. Titles

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19. Proverbs

(xxxxxxxxxx) ultrin! {(House Name) supreme! [Battle cry]}
A'dos quarth! {At your command!}
B'luthyrr whol (udossta) ilharess. {Bow for (our) matron.}
Dal ultrinnan ulu el'inssrigg. {From victory to an inn. [battle cry]}
Dosst abbil's velve zhah dosst ogglinn's velve. {Your friend's blade is your enemy's blade.}
Dosst veirsa abbil zhah dosst mzilst sreenath ogglinn. {Your closest friend is your most dangerous enemy.}
Dro natha dosst gritten, el natha natha byrr's . {Live by your wits, die by an other's.}
Er'griff natha wael dirken khaless wun ukt abbil's velve. {Only a fool has trust in his friend's blade.}
Exploit lil trusting lueth lil waele! {Exploit the trusting and the stupid!}
Folggash zhah lil ilhar dal chiana, oloth zhah lil ilharn. {Friendship is the mother of betrayal, darkness is the father.}
Il'yandrosa, Jilatu, streea nindol zhah lil ilythiiri i'dol. {Treachery, confraud, death. This is the drow way.}
Ilharessen zhaunil alurl. {Matron mothers know best.}
Jal khaless zhah waela. {All trust is foolish.}
Jala cahallin xal tlu elg'cahlin. {Any food may be poison.}
Ji velbol! {So what!}
Jiv'elgg lueth jiv'undus phuul jivvin. {Torture and pain are fun.}
Ka dos enble xrash natha golhyrr, lor dra'ena. {If you can see a trap, look twice.}
Ka dos rin'ov xrash natha ilythiiri sanwttdd, dos phuul inhirst elghinyrr. {If you ever see a drow smile, you are already dead.}
Kestal zhah lil rezlet dal irr'jahk. {Hope is the denial of reality.}
Khal wun dossta belaern. {Trust in your wealth.}
Khaless nau uss mzild taga dosstan. {Trust no one more than yourself.}
Khaless zhah whol lil waela, lueth lil elghinyrr! {Trust is for the foolish, and the Dead!}
Lil alurl abbil zhah dosstan. {The best trusted friend is yourself.}
Lil alurl faer bol zhah natha jalil (jaluk) seriso. {The best magic item is a female (male) lover.}
Lil alurl gol zhah elghinyrr gol. {The best goblin is a dead goblin.}
Lil alurl velkyn doboren phuul lil mzilst kyreshorl golhyrr. {The best hidden doors are the most obvious traps.}
Lil alurl velve zhah lil velkyn uss. {The best knife is the unseen one.}
Lil elamshin dal l'ilythiiri zhah ulu har'luth jal. {The destiny of the drow is to conquer all.}
Lil elend zhah alurl. {The traditional is best.}
Lil er'griff colbauth dal rryatanan dro zhah streea. {The only way of solving life is death.}
Lil waela lueth awylir ragar feithin streea. {The foolish and unwary find waiting death.}
Lil waela lueth waela ragar brorna lueth wund nind, kyorlin elghinn. {The foolish and unwary find surprises and among them, waiting death.}
Lloth kyorl dos. {Lloth guard you.}
Lolth kyorl dos (dos jal). {Lolth guard you (you all).}
Lolth tlu malla; jal ultrinnan zhah xundus. {Lolth be praised; all victory is (her) doing.}
Lueth ji? {And so?}
Mzild sreen, mzild ib'ahalii. {More danger, more glory.}
Natha yibin ilythiiri zhah alur tir elghinyrr. {A weak drow is better off dead.}
Nau j'nesst paslin vellupa, p'los il dirken elggus ilta szithar nesst. {No woman should marry, before she has slain her tenth man.}
Neitar ulnar, vel'drav lil aster zhah mzild belaerneld. {Never lie, when the truth is more profitable.}
Nin dos elgg. {Now you die.}
Nindyn vel'uss dro natha lil velve, inbau elggus natha nindyn vel'uss dro natha lil velvel. {Those who live by the blade, get killed by those who live by the knife.}
Nindyn vel'uss khaless ninta dron wun natha ilythiiri's rahi, desu ragar ol alus lil drada dos quarn dosst rath. {Those who trust their lives in a drow's hands, often find it gone the second you turn your back.}
Nindyn vel'uss khaless, desu ragar natha velve wun ninta rath. {Those who trust, often find a blade in their back.}
Nindyn vel'uss kyorl nind ratha thalra elghinn dal lil alust. {Those who watch their backs meet death from the front.}
Nindyn vel'uss malar lueth z'haan tarthe ... Dro ulu el jalbyr tangi. {Those who fight and run away... Live to die another day.}
Olot dos! {(shortened for) Darkness take you! [curse to non-Drow]}
Oloth plynn dos! {Darkness take you! [curse to non-Drow]}
Oloth zhah tuth abbil lueth ogglin. {Darkness is both friend and enemy.}
Phlith zhah natha keeshe, alurl vel'drav velkyn lueth elghinyrrokurl vel'drav teha. {Hate is a dagger, best when hidden and deadliest when precise.}
Phorquarn dosst ehmtu vlos ulu bel'la, phorquarn jalbyr's vlos ulu dro, phorquarn natha j'nesst ilta vlos ulu el.{Spill your own blood to honor, spill another's blood to live, spill a woman's blood to die.}
Rath'argh lasts natha drodraeval, jhal streea zhah kristass. {Dishonor lasts a lifetime, but death is instant.}
Sargh lueth kyona phuul dro'xundus. {Strength at arms and wariness are survival.}
Ser dosst abbilen veir, jhal ser dosst ogglinn wund velvel ul'plyr. {Keep your friends close, but keep your enemies within knife reach.}
Ser'lech zhal'la tlu belbau xuil streea. {Stupidity should be rewarded with death.}
Ssinssrigg lueth belaern. {Lust and profit. [House of pleasure motto]}
Ssussun pholor dos! {Light upon you! [curse to Drow]}
Ssussun! {(shortened for) Light upon you! [curse to Drow]}
Stre lil oloth, quin jiaol lil ssussun. {Fear the darkness, yet shun the light.}
Stre zhah lil kasu whol jal, xuileb ol naubol myber inbau xunor. {Fear is the motivation for all, without it nothing would get done.}
Streea zhah naut lil xuz, jhal lil mii'n. {Death is not the end, but the means.}
Thalra dossta elamshin! {Meet your destiny!}
Udos xuat belbau sarnen inhirt udos mora. {We don't give warnings before we act.}
Uk vel'uss anika z'hin llentol, anika z'hin whol verve. {He who does not walk quietly, does not walk for long.}
Uk vel'uss watches ukt rath, thalrae streea dal lil alust. {He who watches his back, meets death from the front.}
Ulu khaless zhah ulu seal dosst ap'za. {To trust is to seal your fate.}
Ulu l'oloth !! {To the darkness!! [Battlecry]}
Ulu z'hin maglust dal qu'ellar lueth valsharess zhah ulu z'hin wund lil phalar. {To walk apart from house and queen is to walk into the grave.}
Ussin p'wal dos phuul pragray'l, anika hass'l nind na-phuul gaer. {Just because you're paranoid, doesn't mean they aren't there.}
Usstan inbal jhal uss ogglin; usstan. {I have but one enemy; myself.}
Vel'bol inbal usstan della dos ji mzil draevalen bauth thrityhin lodias ... kku lil emp'poss. {What have I told you so many times about attacking people ... finish the job.}
Vel'uss zhaun alur taga lil quarval-sharess? {Who knows better than the godness?}
Vharcan zhah lil ssinjinurl siltrin. {Revenge is the sweetest flesh.}
Wun dossta stolith. {In your dreams.}
Xas, lueth? {Yes, and?}
Xuat stre lil olath ... stre vel'bol zhah wun ol. {Don't fear the dark ... fear what's in it.}
Xun izil dos phuul quarthen, lueth dor. {Do as you are ordered, and live.}
Zhaunil dal waerr'ess. {Knowledge from deceipt. [Motto]}