Vailian language

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Vailian Republics and Old Vailia speak Vailian, which borrows from a mix of Italian, Occitan, Catalan, and French roots, but is Italian in overall flavor. "Romance-y", you could say. j, y, and x are extremely rare in their words and names.

Vailian Glossary[edit | edit source]

  • Ac – yes.
  • Ado – a Vailian greeting.
  • Ado vidòrio! – "to victory!"
  • Agracima – A Vailian expression of gratitude.
  • Aimica – (f) A Vailian word meaning "friend".
  • Aimico – (m) A Vailian word meaning "friend".
  • Aimora – (f) A Vailian term meaning "beloved".
  • Aimoro – (m) A Vailian term meaning "beloved".
  • Apretta – A Vailian plea to make haste.
  • Aprettare – A Vailian plea to make haste.
  • Auret Augori – A Vailian phrase meaning "Good luck", literally translated into "Golden Wishes".
  • Bazzo – (m) dick (a person, in the pejorative sense).[1]
  • Bela – Vailian for 'big' or 'great'.
  • Belfetto – An exclamation, roughly translating to "great".
  • Bon Piaco – A Vailian expression meaning "My Pleasure".
  • Calloste – A Vailian command for silence.
  • Canta – count. Canta Nichese designates the Count of Nichese, a title that belongs to Nirro, son of the Ducess Spirento.
  • Casità – A Vailian term meaning "captain".
  • Cirono – A Vailian variant of Berath - god of death, cycles and doors.
  • Consuagli asegia – siege councils, council that elects the duc of a city in the Vailian Republics.[2]
  • Complanca – A Vailian appeal for mercy.
  • Corès – A Vailian farewell, literally a contraction of "(go) with the gods,"
  • Cuè – A Vailian expression of questioning. Like saying "what?"
  • Cuiteti beli – great cities, grand republics that have more power in the electoral council of the vailian republics.[3]
  • Derme O – A Vailian phrase meaning "Give me (the object)."
  • Di verus – A Vailian expression of questioning or confirmation. Roughly translates to, "really?" or "seriously?"
  • Duc – leader of city a in the Vailian Republics.
  • Ducs bels – great doges(dukes), leader of a grand republic in the Vailian Republics.[3]
  • Ducs panits – Small duc, leader of a normal republic in the Vailian Republics.
  • Eccosi – "Excuse me."
  • Fentre – A Vailian term for an unmarried man.
  • "Fiaces vocs converano!" – "Flames take you!", a battlecry used by Pallegina
  • Finoma – Vailian for "Finally".
  • Frero – brother. Plural: frermas.
  • Gellarde – A Vailian expression of approval that roughly translates to "brave" or "defiant".
  • Gliente – This word means "people" in Vailian.
  • Guono – This word means "good" in Vailian.
  • Lusce – Fish. Common term for lesser silver coins circulated by the Republics.
  • Madiccho – (m) curse ("spoken evil," also used as expression "Damn!").[1]
  • Merla – A Vailian expletive or curse.
  • Nasenale – A Vailian term for a nosy person.
  • Oble – Double.
  • Parfitto – A Vailian term meaning "perfect".
  • Per Complanca – A Vailian term meaning literally "for mercy" or "for a little mercy", which is taken as "come on, now".
  • Per Complancanet – A Vailian term meaning literally "for mercy" or "for a little mercy", which is taken as "come on, now".
  • Perguono – A Vailian phrase meaning "for the good".
  • Postenaga – (f) idiot (literally "carrot").[1]
  • Postenago – (m) idiot (literally "carrot").[1]
  • Principonet – "Little prince".
  • "Reccepta aic!" – "Take this!"
  • Rène – A Vailian term meaning "nothing".
  • Sciòderie – (f) nonsense (a "stupid thing").[1]
  • Sérre – sister.
  • Sientere - "I'm sorry"
  • Songretta Ducala – Ducal Congress, main Ruling body of the confederation.
  • Suole – Sun. Common term for greater golden coins circulated by the Republics.
  • Tella – A Vailian term for an unmarried woman.
  • Temorina – A Vailian term for a married woman.
  • Tonderie – A Vailian phrase meaning "Nonsense", often used in reference to a silly or foolish idea.
  • Vaccil – A Vailian term meaning "easy".
  • Vellico – A Vailian word meaning "beautiful".
  • Vengietta – A Vailian term meaning "vengeance".
  • Vidòrio – A Vailian term meaning "victory".
  • Vielo – A Vailian word meaning "swiftly".
  • Vrudo – "brutish" (adjective)
  • Vulpinet – A Vailian term for "little fox". This is often used affectionately to call someone nosy or sneaky.

Months[edit | edit source]

  • Fonivèrno – Deep Winter, a name for a month.
  • Tarivèrno – Late Winter, a name for a month.
  • Inprima – Spring Dawn, name for the 3 days between winter and spring.
  • Préprima – Early Spring, name for a month
  • Majprima – Mid Spring, a name for a month.[4]
  • Fonprima – Deep Spring, name for a month
  • Tarprima – Late Spring, name for a month
  • Inestu – Summer Rising, name for the 3 days between spring and summer
  • Préëstu – Early Summer, name for a month
  • Majestu – Mid Summer, name for a month
  • Fonestu – Deep Summer, name for a month
  • Tarestu – Late Summer, name for a month
  • Inauton – Autumn Falling, name for the 3 days between summer and autumn
  • Préauton – Early Autumn, name for a month
  • Majauton – Mid Autumn, name for a month
  • Fonauton – Deep Autumn, name for a month
  • Tarauton – Late Autumn, name for a month
  • Inivèrno – Winter Dusk name for the 3 days between autumn and winter
  • Préïvèrno – Early Winter, name for a month
  • Majivèrno – Mid Winter, name for a month

References[edit source]


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