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Latin translations
« on: April 29, 2006, 03:21:36 am »
if you need help getting names for things, try another language. ive been using this latin translator for all my dreksesthai stuff:

http://www.nd.edu/~archives/latin.htm

at the end of the paragraph above the 'stem' and 'ending' boxes, click the words 'English to Latin'.



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Re: Latin translations
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2006, 03:56:08 am »
Cool ! Thanks a bunch. I use many latin and mythology names. For instance my Commander Odontoceti's name is the name suborder for dolphins :)

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Re: Latin translations
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2006, 05:58:56 am »
All my creatures have been named from my pocket latin dictionary I have for some reason.

Vis= Efficacious
Zephyroks ---> Zephyrus = wind
Condyre --> Condire = embalming
Evenire = I cant remember
« Last Edit: April 29, 2006, 02:02:10 pm by Krakow Sam »
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Re: Latin translations
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2006, 06:03:23 am »
give yourself bonus points if you can figure our where i got Nihilnon from

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Re: Latin translations
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2006, 06:18:41 am »
I'm a little disheartened at all the cheating you guys have been doing when thinking up names ;)

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Re: Latin translations
« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2006, 10:49:41 am »
Haha, Cataphants now have a scientific name: pessum fluminis, meaning "bottom mouth".
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Re: Latin translations
« Reply #6 on: April 29, 2006, 12:47:33 pm »
Icthian comes from the Greek Ichthys or ἰχθύς which means fish.

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Re: Latin translations
« Reply #7 on: April 29, 2006, 07:04:25 pm »
Psh, I need no latin translator. I'm taking latin classes. Utinam barbari spatioum proprium tuum invadant!
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Re: Latin translations
« Reply #8 on: April 30, 2006, 12:02:01 am »
I thought Ichthain sounded like something- Ichthysaur!
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Re: Latin translations
« Reply #9 on: April 30, 2006, 03:08:15 am »
I thought Ichthain sounded like something- Ichthysaur!

Ichthyosaur means fish lizard :D