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This project has mostly been moved to Darnassian/speculation.
The Darnassian language Society is an attempt to complete the Darnassian Language. We have already translated and desciphered some phrases and words in order to get a more direct meaning. This will hopefully allow us to make a complete dictionary from all Darnassian words that exist for now; thus also giving us the room to provide the language with (a whole lot of) new words - so that it can be used as an ordinary language.
We will of course also work on grammar.
This is a fan-based language, not officially endorsed by Blizzard, and not in any way official or canon.
Here follows the words and phrases - as seen in the official Darnassian page:
Word list Edit
These are the words we know of at the moment.
|Ana / Anu||For||
|Kaldorei||Starborne/Children of the stars|
|Nordrassil||Crown of the sky|
|Thalas||Kingdom or homeland||
|Xaxas||Elemental fury, chaos, catastrophe, also a name for Neltharion.|
|Ande'thoras'ethil||May your troubles be diminished||(?)(?)(?)|
|Ana'duna thera||Revenge will be ours||For our revenge|
|Andu'falah'dor!||Let balance be restored!||(?)(?) for|
|Anu'dorini talah||For nature's survival||For nature's survival|
|Bandu Thoribas!||Prepare to fight!||fight prepare|
|Endu'di Rifa||A war cry (Kill the defilers?)||(?)(?)|
|Thor falah nor dora||A war cry (said by druids)||(?)(?) Sky/heavens truth/is/our|
|Tor ilisar'thera'nal!||Let our enemies beware!||Let enemies revenge feel|
|Alah darnana dor||Formal Greeting||(?)(?) truth/is|
|Ishnu'alah||Good fortune to you (typically used by males)||Luck you|
|Ishnu'dal'dieb||Good fortune to your family (typically used by females)||Luck your family|
|Anu'dora||Yes/It's true||For truth|
|Az'thero'dalah'dor||?||(?)(honor?) my/mine for|
|Anu therador mali||?||for (bad?)truth (?)|
|Ashra thoraman?||What is it?||(?)(?)|
|Fandu'dath'belore?||Who goes there?||(?)(?) light/sun|
|Ana'duna falore, iszera duna bantallas||Yes sister, the green(skins) are primitive||For truth sister, (the) green(s) are primitive|
|Ana'tole na Dure||I will do it for nature (Druid's pledge of agreement)||for (?)(?)(?)|
|Ash Karath!||Do it!||(?)(?)|
|Ashta'rodne||Very ugly||Very ugly|
|Ashta'rodne fanass||Yes, very ugly||Very ugly indeed|
|Ash'thero'sauguine! Ba'anthalso'dorei!||Unknown (Are ba'anthalso-dorei naga? Sea-borne or something?)||(?)(honor?)(?)! (?)(?)(?)|
|Elune'Adore||Elune be with you||Elune watch(es)|
|Enu thora'serador thora dormil dora||Unknown||(?)(?)(?)(?)(?)(for)|
|Lok'delar||Stave of the ancient keepers||Stave Ancient keepers|
|Quel'thalas||The high kingdom||High kingdom|
|Quel'serrar||The high blade||High Blade|
|Rhok'delar||Longbow of the ancient keepers||Bow Ancient keepers|
|Shal myrinon ishnu dal'dora||Unknown||(?)(?) luck (my/mine?) is/truth/our(s)|
|Thera dormil dora||Unknown||(?)(?) is/truth/our(s)|
|Zin’Azshari||Glory of Azshara||Glory Azshara's|
Thalassian Word list Edit
These are the official words in the Thalassian tongue.
|Thalassian||Translation||Usage and Context|
|Al diel shala.||Safe travels.||A farewell.|
|Anar'alah belore.||By the light of the sun.||Used as either a battle cry or a vow.|
|Anaria shola.||Speak your business.||A greeting often used in a businesslike context.|
|Anu belore dela'na.||The sun guides us.||A greeting exchanged only with blood elves or high elves. Note that greeting a night elf with this phrase would not be particularly wise.|
|Bal'a dash, malanore.||Greetings, traveler.||A greeting.|
|Bash'a no falor talah!||Taste the chill of true death!||Not a widespread expression or battle cry. It seems reasonably clear, however, that the speaker is directing this threat against a group of undead.|
|Doral ana'diel?||How fare you?||A greeting.|
|medivh||keeper of secrets||When used as a proper noun, Medivh refers to the last Guardian of Tirisfal.|
|Selama ashal'anore.||Justice for our people.||Used as either a vow or a farewell.|
|Shindu fallah na!||They're breaking through!||No meaning beyond the obvious: a warning that the enemy has breached the defenses.|
|sin'dorei||children of the blood||Can also be interpreted as "people of the bloodline". Typically used to refer to blood elves.|
|Sinu a'manore.||Well met.||A greeting.|
|sunstrider||he who walks the day||When used as a proper noun, Sunstrider is the family name of the high elves' royal bloodline, the last scion of which is Prince Kael'thas Sunstrider.|
Grammar rules Edit
Yet to come...
Related Languages Edit
Both the Naga, High Elves, and the Blood Elves speak languages derived from Darnassian. The Naga, once night elves themselves, now twisted by the terrible powers of the Old Gods, speak their Nazja, which is as corrupted as the creatures who speak it. The language of the High elves, who were exiled from Kalimdor, changed into what is now known as Thalassian. This also appears to be the language of the Blood Elves, though it was earlier known as Sindassi.
Darnassian, Thalassian, and Najza seem to have many common phrases, as is evidenced by Prince Kael'Thas' use of "Ishnu'alah", Lady Vashj's "Ishnu'dal'dieb", as well as the names of the different elf subtypes, the Kaldorei, Quel'dorei, and Sin'dorei. The high elves have very long life spans compared to humans, so Thalassian might be so similar to Darnassian that it would be more correct to call it a dialect, rather than a separate language.