I've begun posting in-depth Alphabet-organized pages for the known Dragon Words. two pages down today: A & B. They are not meant to replace the general information page for the Dragon Language, but, instead, to compliment it. A general word list on the main page is easy to go through for a quick search, but in-depth pages are good for more in-depth exploration of the various word meanings and figuring out the odder grammar points the developers decided to use for this.Read more >
Someone has posted the word wall translations here on XBOX360achievements.org. While this helps us expand the known language quite a bit, it does not give the literal word for word translation which will help us understand the structure of it better and more accurately allow for independent translations of words in the future.
What I mean by this is that its fairly obvious after looking at the literal translations given for the 'common words' in the Skyrim Game Guide that past and present tenses are interchangable in written form ('BOVUL" for example means 'flee' but the translation given in Dragon Language: Myth no More is 'fled'. The present and future tenses seem to be dependent on the context of the rest of the sentence. What is happening…Read more >
Bleak Falls Barrow:
- HET NOK FaaL VahLON DeiNMaaR DO DOVahGOLZ ahRK aaN FUS DO UNSLaaD RahGOL ahRNK VULOM
- Here lies The [vahlon] [dienmaar] of/about Dragonstone and a Force of Unending Rage and Darkness
- This wall is telling you that the Dragonstone is buried here.
- This wall is telling you that the Dragonstone is buried here. Clever.
- What 'VahLON DienMaaR' means is currently unclear, but as MaaR means 'terror' by itself and 'self' as part of 'geinmaar' [oneself] and the Dragonstone is a map of burial sites, it could possibly be a reference to 'many selves', i.e. many dragons and dragon priests. Possibly 'resting place', 'graves', or a varient thereof. The use of 'faal' makes this more difficult to deterime because 'faal' is a formal 'the' (as in The Dragonborn, or The Son vs a dragonborn or a son). …
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