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The Uigan Language is the language spoken by the Uigan, horse-riding nomads of Tamire on Taladas.

Uigan Words[]

  • Acha - Part of a ritual farewell
  • Ajagh - A large type of antelope
  • Ajaghai - A herd of ajagh.
  • Anda - A rite of passage.
  • Ardang - Unknown
  • Arshuk - A two-handed saber
  • Burya Ilquar - 'Little Ilquar'
  • Cangue - A torture device used on Uigan slaves.
  • Charvat - A giant lizard.
  • Huraj - ' Horax'
  • Hurajai - 'Cutters of bone'. Refers to multiple huraj.
  • Jasho - 'Monkey'
  • Shuk - A type of saber
  • Shuk yani cha - Unknown
  • Tak - 'Wait'
  • Takhanshi - 'They who linger.' Refers to a child that dies before its first year.
  • Takhansho - Singular of Takhanshi.
  • Tamire - 'Fair Land'
  • Tamogiur - 'Land for Passing Through'
  • Tegin - A Uigan clan lord that answers only to the Boyla.
  • Tenach - 'Protector,' 'Enforcer,' or 'Friend.' Also, a position of a warrior sworn to protect a Uigan lord.
  • Tenachai - Plural of Tenach
  • Uesi Ilquar - 'Big Ilquar'
  • Utanka - A children's game.
  • Xagal - 'The claw'
  • Yagrut - Type of profanity
  • Yani shuk - Unknown
  • Yaquadin - A sort of ritual kidnapping of a bride
  • Yemuna - 'Ghost widows'
  • Yurt - The tents of the Uigan.

Uigan Sayings in Uigan[]

  • "Chakta yani anchak" means "My life for my master's."
  • "Ajan tu Hult chana" It likely means "My name is Hult."
  • "Aki bo tumagi!" means "Woe and great pain!."
  • "Akan Tsekushu!" It likely means "People of the Mountain!"

Uigan Sayings[]

  • "Acha, lord of the grasslands, master of many herds, Jijin see you to your rest among your fathers in the fields beyond." A ritual farewell to a Boyla that just died.
  • "The unprotected throat cries to be cut." Means people should be ready for attack.
  • "Be my eyes, tenach." followed by "And your shield, Tegin." A ritual promise between a tenach and a tegin.
  • "Dry as a dwarf's eye." Saying used to refer to dried up wells.
  • "Only the witless bowman starves." Saying used to refer to the riches of the land.

References[]

  • Blades of the Tiger p. 14, 21, 22, 24, 26, 61, 63, 103, 378, 383, 407, 408
  • Shadow of the Flame p. 39, 85, 116, 209, 319, 395
  • Trail of the Black Wyrm p. 18, 50, 105
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