Elvhen Vocabulary

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Elvhen Vocabulary
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Dragon Age Elven phrases/words/etc... "Elvhen".
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  1. Andaran atish’an
    Formal Greeting.
  2. Aneth ara
    Informal Greeting.
  3. Arlathan
    The major city of Elvhenan, original homeland of the elves.
  4. Asha'belannar
    The Woman of Many Years. How the Dalish refer to Flemeth.
  5. Dareth shiral
    Used as a "farewell" it means, "safe journey".
  6. Ma nuvenin
    As you wish.
  7. Ma serannas
    Thank You.
  8. Abelas
    Sorrow, also used as an apology.
  9. Adahl
    Tree.
  10. Adahlen
    Forest.
  11. Alas
    Earth / Dirt
  12. An
    Place / Location
  13. Annar
    Year.
  14. Ar
    Personal Pronoun; I / Me
  15. Aravel
    Long Journey.
  16. Arla
    Home.
  17. Arlathvhen
    Meeting of the Dalish clans, every ten years.
  18. Asha
    Woman.
  19. Assan
    Arrow.
  20. Atisha
    Peace / Peaceful
  21. Bel
    Many.
  22. Bora
    To throw / project / loose
  23. Bor'assan
    Bow.
  24. Da
    Small, diminutive prefix.
  25. Dar
    To be.
  26. Da'len
    Little child.
  27. Dareth
    Be safe.
  28. Din
    Not, or isn't; also used to indicate someone who has died: someone who is not.
  29. Dirth
    Tell / Speak
  30. Dorf
    Grey.
  31. Durgen
    Stone.
  32. Durgen’len
    Children of the stone. The original Elvish term for the dwarves.
  33. El
    Our.
  34. Elgar
    Spirit.
  35. Elvarel
    Longer, more effort.
  36. Elvhen
    "Our People". Elven name for their own race.
  37. Elvhenan
    Place of our people. The name of the elven civilization before the arrival of humans in Thedas. Also could be translated as: "Our hearts".
  38. Emma
    My / I am.
  39. -en
    Suffix indicating plural.
  40. Ena
    Appear / Emerge
  41. Enasal
    Repeat
  42. Enansal
    Gift / Blessing
  43. Era
    Story / Tale / Dream
  44. Falon
    Friend.
  45. Felas
    Slow.
  46. Fen
    Wolf.
  47. Halam
    The end / Finished
  48. Hahren
    Elder. Used as a term of respect by the Dalish, but more specifically for the leader of an alienage by the City Elves.
  49. Halamshiral
    The end of the journey. Also the name of the capital of the second elven homeland in the Dales.
  50. Hamin
    Rest / Relax.
  51. Harel
    Dreaded / Frightening / Causing fear.
  52. Him
    Becomes.
  53. In
    With / Inside / Dwell
  54. Inan
    Eyes.
  55. Ir
    Very / More
  56. Isala
    In need of.
  57. Lath
    Love.
  58. Len
    Child.
  59. Lethallin / Lethallan
    Casual reference used for someone with whom one is familiar. Lethallin is used for males, while lethallan is used for females. Akin to "cousin" or "clansman" since "lin" is the word for blood.
  60. Lin
    Blood.
  61. Ma
    You.
  62. Mahvir
    Tomorrow.
  63. Mamae
    Mother.
  64. Mana
    Distant past; long amount of time.
  65. Melana
    Time.
  66. Melava
    Time, past tense.
  67. Mi
    Blade.
  68. Na
    Your.
  69. Nan
    Revenge / Vengeance
  70. Nehn
    Joy.
  71. Numin
    Cry / Tears
  72. Nuvenin
    Want / Need
  73. Reth
    Safety.
  74. Revas
    Freedom.
  75. Sa
    One.
  76. Sahlin
    Now / In this moment.
  77. Samahl
    Laugh / Laughter
  78. Sa'vunin
    A single day.
  79. Serannas
    Grateful / Appreciative
  80. Seth
    Thin / Tenuous
  81. Setheneran
    Land of waking dreams. A place where the Veil is thin. Literally: "Tenuous waking dream place"
  82. Shem
    Quick / Fast
  83. Shemlen
    Literally "quick children". The original name of the elves for the human race. It continues to see use as a slang term amongst the City Elves ("Shems") even though its meaning has largely been lost.
  84. Shiral
    Journey.
  85. Souveri
    Weary / Tired
  86. Su
    Happen.
  87. Sulahn
    Sing.
  88. Suledin
    Endure.
  89. Sulevin
    Certain.
  90. Tan
    Three.
  91. Then
    Awake / Alert
  92. Tu
    To make / To cause
  93. U
    Alone.
  94. Uth
    Long / Forever / Never ending / Eternal
  95. Uthenera
    Waking sleep. Uthenera was the name of the ancient practice of immortal elves who would "sleep" once they tired of life. Literally: "Eternal waking dream".
  96. Vallas
    Writing.
  97. Vallaslin
    Blood writing. The art of tattooing adopted by some elves to more prominently (and some might say belligerently) display their worship of the traditional elven pantheon.
  98. Ven
    To go.
  99. Vhen
    "People of" or "belonging to the elves, the clans, elven society".
  100. Vhenadahl
    The tree of the people.
  101. Vhen'alas
    The land itself, as in "the ground". Literally: "our earth".
  102. Vhenan
    Heart.
  103. Vir
    Way or path. Because of the eulogy poem, it is tempting to define it as "we", however, we must also take into account the credo of the Dalish, seen on the Dalish page: Vir Assan, Vir Bor'Assan, Vir Adahlen - "Way of the Arrow", "Way of the Bow", and "Way of the Forest", respectively. So, in the eulogy, the translation is loose; what they are actually saying is "The way of singing, rejoicing", etc.
  104. Vunin
    Day.

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