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Greetings, Phrases, Etc...

In the SIDEBAR is a list of Common Sayings within the world at large, and of particular use in the West. Unless otherwise noted, these phrases all originated in the Common tongue...  

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Common Phrases
Common Phrases in Hariel   Greeting and farewell   The following terms can be used interchangeably.   The formal "hello": "Fortune find you."   The informal "hello": "Fortunate day."   The formal "goodbye": "Go in peace"   The informal "goodbye": "Peaceful day"   The formal "hello" od Varrum: "Praised presence."   The informal "goodbye" of Varuum: "Until next!"   Another common "goodbye": "With baited breath."   A Qualenti greeting/farewell: "Aluve!"   A mixed gendered formal greeting amongst nobles of uncertain station: "“Gentles...”   Other phrases, Alphabetically   Used across both Hariel Majour and Minuta:   "A little sun." - slang term for gold coins.   “Abyssal” - term applied to the collective creatures of the Abyss, their language, work, study, beliefs, and customs, and to items of their making; the term is also applied to anything belonging to, or resembling the Abyss   “Accursed, the” - a term for Qualenti used by other elves.   “Art, the” - term that means the use of arcane magic.   "As in Angleport, so goes the West." - a reminder of the political importance of the greatest trade city in the West.   "As peaceful as the Churn." - not at all peaceful.   "As [true] as a crown is round." - referring to the shape of the Wyethian kingdom minted gold coin (called a "crown").   "Bedine"- a member of a tribal community of nomads in the Wastes of Veric.   "Before the Gods /or Before Celene" - I swear to you.   "Chronos blinks." - time flies.   “Chultan”- a local inhabitant of Chult.   “Coin-raker” - a money grubber.   “Curlbeard” - dwarven term for something bitter or disgusting in taste or smell, or something nauseating.   “Dawnfry”- a more colloquial, or specific, term for breakfast (often a camp meal at dawn; literally a skillet of some sort using fish or leftovers from the day before, eggs, sliced meat cooked in its own juices, the ubiquitous trail-food sausages, etc).   “Doom”- term for a lich’s (or other powerful abomination's) domain.   "[get the] Diamond-Cure" - getting paid.   "Easier to mend Celene." - an impossible task.   “Eveningfeast”- the formal term for dinner, also known or pronounced as “eveningfest” or shortened to "evenfest."   “Fair Folk, the” – a general term for elves.   “Fair unbearded”- dwarven term for someone/something that is reckless or dangerous.   “Glim” - beautiful in an eye-catching way; flashy.   "Glimmer"- coins, typically silver and above.   "Glub"- of little [monetary] value.   "Highsun"- noon, midday.   "Jakes"-a term for an outhouse or privy.   "Kingspeak" - the common tongue of Wyeth (and, by proxy, the rest of the world).   "Krytuss' rot" - a curse.   “Lackcoin”-a poor person; used to denote long-lasting poverty rather than a temporary lack of funds.   "Lackwit"- a dull or witless person.   "Mageling"-a condescending or descriptive term for a junior, inexperienced or relatively weak mage.   "[having] Metal enough" - street cred.   "Ogurkh"- dwarven word referring to something unbelievable, insane, monumentally stupid, or the result of crazed, dunderheaded, or hard to believe actions.   "Ore"-term implying someone of lowest rank, or something of worst quality, or that is unrefined, filthy or criminal.   "Painquench"- magic, ointments or other healing that removes or reduces pain.   "Ride, a" - one week.   “Sakros!” - an exclaimation of astonishment, both good and bad.   "Sand!" The Varuumae equivalent of "bullshit."   "Sharper than a Varuumite's tongue." - a very sharp edge.   "Skald" - a bard or other poet or storyteller.   "The sea makes men. The Spectral makes ghosts." -on the dangers of the Spectral Sea.   "Stars"- fate.   "Swinger" - a mercenary.   “Take the Tour”- to wander and/or adventure.   "Tallglass"- a drinking-vessel made of blown glass looking something like a slightly larger champagne flute.   "Trick, the"- a powerful narcotic drug known for its high mortality rate.   "Varuumite" - a person from Varuum.   “Ward” - a field of guarding magic.   "Waymoot" - a crossroads.   "Wyethian" - of Wyeth. People, places, things, ideas.   “Zelzing!” - an oath used triumphantly to mark a blow struck, or battle joined, or a foe struck down.
Common Male Names
The common prefix title for lords or knights in the south (equivalent to "sir") is "Mita." For example a knight named Alafor would be called Mita Alafor.

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