Xharos

(Sha’rohs)

The language of the Alkinians, and the second most common language in Saheir. Pronunciations are in parentheticals, with the stress enunciated by capital letters.

Word Elements

 ~ ’ring 

The ending word for some questions; specifically, “to be” questions.

 ~ ’stra 

Child of ~

 ~ konu 

Marker for season.

 ~ kun 

Marker for town.

 ~ theia 

Marker for festival.

A-Z

 A ik’te {ah EEK-teh} 

Specifically “you,” although often said to a creature of an unknown or foreign species.

 Adul’ne {ah-DULL-neh} 

King/queen; gender neutral.

 Baksra {BAHK-srah} 

Explode.

 Baro {bah-ROH} 

Travel(s). {Noun}

 Borkev {bor-KEHv} 

Constrict.

 Cauerria {cah-ooh-ER-REE-ah} 

Mirrored.

 Cavu {CAH-voo} 

A curse word that literally translates to “invalid” or “worthless” when referencing or speaking directly to someone.

 Dan’te {DAHn-teh} 

Slang for “silver-blood.” See Danti and Ute.

 Danti {DAHn-tee} 

The color silver.

 Danti Cauerr’ien {DAHn-tee cah-ooh-ER-ree-ehn} 

Silver Forest; Silver Grove. A location in Carni.

 Duir’ne  {DOOR-neh} 

Prince/princess; gender neutral.

 Duir’stra {DOOR-strah} 

Child of a prince/princess.

 Elethanos  {el-eh-THAH-nose} 

Death Chamber; Chamber of Death. A location in Carni.

 Elethavi {el-eh-THAH-vee} 

Death Gate; Gate of Death. A location in Carni.

 Er {EHr} 

Conjugation word “and.”

 Fae’reth {FAY-reh-th} 

Tactical table.

 Gameleth {GAH-meh-leh-th} 

Blade of Death.

 Gamerog  {GAH-meh-rog} 

Blade of Harbinger.

 Garonita {gah-roh-NEE-tah} 

An oversized two-handed kareia sword that is at least three feet long and a foot wide; the average size is five feet. Only a very few can wield this type of enormous weapon.

 He(a)  {HEH (ah) } 

Living; live; lived. {Verb}

 Ien {EE-ehn} 

Garden; grove; forest.

 Ik’te {EEK-teh} 

You; it. A vague term used when unsure about how to address something; something’s state of being is in question. See a ik’te for more.

 Jethel {JEH-thehl} 

Life. {Noun}

 Kareia {kah-REY-yah} 

Living metal; it holds a strange symbiotic relationship with its owner. At the expense of feeding it Source, the owner gains a reliable blade that lends power and strength.

 Mavi {MAH-vee} 

Gate.

 Morla {MOOR-lah} 

Found. Past tense of “find,” which is morle.

 Nari {NAH-ree} 

The feeling people get from someone’s Source; based off the theory that Source can reflect the ideals and goals of a person. Also known as aura or charisma.

 Neka {NEH-kah} 

Light (as in sunlight); state of being. Also used as the word for “sun.” {Noun}

 Raz {RAz} 

One; first.

 Reki {REH-kee} 

A communicative device that is powered by the user’s Source; some have cross-dimensional capabilities, such as the ability to send written messages. The small crystal device is the size of one of Earth’s cellphones.

 Renvura {ren-VOO-rah} 

A vehicle on Alkina that is solar-powered and runs on magnetic tracks; comparable to Earth’s motorcycles, but much more advanced.

 Ruha {ROO-hah} 

Dark (as in darkness); state of being. Can also mean “the side that does not receive sunlight.” {Noun}

 Ruicov {ROO-EE-kov} 

Grandfather.

 Runkare {ROON-kah-reh} 

The ability to connect with Voyana to blend and amplify one’s Source for more powerful techniques.

 Salev’i {sah-LEH-vee} 

Scimitar.

 Salev’ra {sah-LEH-vrah} 

Shorter, chained version of salev’i.

 Scio’thi {sKEE-oh-THEE} 

Katana.

 Sera {SEH-rah} 

Of course.

 Sital’fu {se-TAHL-foo} 

The equivalence of a mayor; gender neutral.

 Srui {sroo-EE} 

Idiot; fool.

 Tein’fu {TAYN-foo} 

The equivalence of a duke/duchess; gender neutral.

 Tein’stra  {TAYN-strah} 

The equivalence of a duke/duchess’s child.

 Tekailo {teh-KAI-low} 

Sit. {Verb}

 Terular {TEH-roo-LAHR} 

A sturdy material from the plants in the Black Desert on Alkina.

 Thana {THAH-nah} 

Safe. {Noun; Adjective}

 Thanos {THAH-nose} 

Chamber.

 Therakare {THEH-rah-KAH-reh} 

The ability to utilize Source without Voyana’s assistance or amplification abilities. See runkare for the opposite technique.

 Tir’rani {TEER-rah-nee} 

Weather.

 Ute {OOH-teh} 

Blood.

 Uthu {OOH-thoo} 

I; usually used by males. Occasionally used to refer to groups as one unit.

 Vara {VAH-rah} 

Fair; good; well; calm. {Adjective}

 Voi’ ~ {VOH-EE} 

Added to the beginning of a title to signify the recognition or adoption into this rank without proper ties.

 Voi’duir’stra {vo-EE-DOOR-strah} 

The child of a voi’duir’ne; recognized as duir’stra, yet does not have blood relations to a duir’ne.

 Voi’ne {vo-EE-neh} 

Literally translates to “orphan” or “without status;” often refers to those with no parents or social ties (regardless of social ranks). It is used as both derogative and a descriptive term, depending on context.

 Voi’stra {vo-EE-strah} 

Literally translates to “Child of an orphan.” This phrase can be loosely translated to “child of an invalid” and is a derogative, disrespectful term that puts down an individual’s social rank / status regardless of their actual positioning. However, it can be an acceptable term if someone is literally the child of an orphan – unless, of course, that individual has a separate title, such as voi’tein’fu.

 Voyana  {Voh-YAH-nah} 

Literally translates to “energy.” It is a biochemical that had developed a pseudo-consciousness when it had been released. It devours chemicals and hazardous fumes in the atmosphere that would otherwise kill life. Those genetically affected by its presence can utilize it as an energy.

 Welp  {WELP} 

A derogative version of “fletchling”; it is expressing the age gap between the speaker and the listener, and putting down the listener for being so young and inexperienced. Classified as both Xharos and Dragonir.

 Xharos {SHAH-rohs}

The Alkinian language; used as both a spoken language and a way to focus Source. While the runes are no longer used in daily writing, they are still utilized in Source and Voyana techniques.

Complete Phrases

  Xharos Phrase: “A ikte Essence fora’ring?”   

Common Phrase: “Are you the Essence?”

 Xharos Phrase: “Jethel er eleth.” 

Common Phrase: “Life and death.”

 Xharos Phrase: “Thana baro.” 

Common Phrase: “Safe travels.”

 Xharos Phrase: “Uthu morla a ik’te.” 

Common Phrase: “I found you.” (See a ik’te for more information.)

 Xharos Phrase: “Uthu morla ik’te.” 

Common Phrase: “I found it.” (See ik’te for more information.)

 Xharos Phrase: “Vara tir’rani er thana baro.” 

Common Phrase: “Fair weather and safe travels.”   

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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