Verba Index and Lexicon (Language of the Nakam)

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Michcat

i'm the wench if you're the cake ;)
Retired Council Member
The Nakam Race has now become Extinct.
All contact from Kavdek has ceased, as if the entire island and outside population of Nakam has ... vanished. No new Nakam will be arriving or appearing, and no new Nakam characters may be created.

The only exception to this is two existing Nakam having a biological child.

Navigation:

{Questions and Answers} - Ask questions to clarify the Lore!
{Lore} - All the official lore can be found here (ORGANIZED)
{The Art} - Ever wondered what the Nakam look like?
{Applications} - How to play a Nakat + list of Active Nakam
{Lexicon} - Verba, the language of the Nakam

-Verba can ONLY be learned through extensive RP with a willing Nakat. Alongside that, I will personally investigate any Nakat teaching every other passerby willy~nilly and I do not hesitate to remove lore-breaking Nakam from game.
-Verba cannot be learned from a book or taught through a book. It is a heavily oral-based language, ergo no books teaching verba will be successful and it is nigh impossible to learn without a dedicated Native Speaker teaching you.
-A non-native speaker (Someone who is not a Nakat) cannot teach comprehensive or fluent Verba they have been taught.
-The written equivalent of Verba is known as Ludkava, runes that are only decipherable by a well-educated Nakat. It is not available for any non-nakam to learn.

Any transgressions in this lore will be persecuted.
nakam only, yo

Numbers:
En -1
Du -2
Swi -3
Lef -4
Vi -5
Sep -6
Keh -7
Jev -8
Wev -9
Dek -0

Additional numbers are created by fusing two of the 0-9 scale. For instance, sixty-nine would translate to "Sep'wev".
Age is not generally calculated by the number of years you have lived, and more in what stage of life you are in, following this chart:

0-3 Dekdaki (the beginning age)
3-13 Dakichal (The age of innocence)
13-20 Dakibek (The age of idiocy)
20-45 Dajakal (The age of responsibility)
45-death Dakeva (The age of wisdom)
 
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Michcat

i'm the wench if you're the cake ;)
Retired Council Member
Lexicon:

-Teshvadiik
Dwarf Oh! (This phrase can not only be used for the hostile Dwarves of Kavdek, but for any enemy or aggressive/threatening person)

-Oom
Home, Close (Often used for 'Comfort' as well)

-Ish
I, me, mine

-Vu
You, Your, Yours ("You're" would translate to "Vuku")

-Devep
Need, essential, Required (Can be subsituted for 'requirements')

-Kaven
Cooking, food (Comestibles.)

-Misha
To Harm, cause pain (An incredibly toxic or unwanted person may be referred to as "Misha'n")

-Levda
Love, Happiness, lover (Not to be confused with "Satob", the word of your spouse.)

-Var
Fast, run, running

-Ibek
Idiot, stupid (A common insult.)

-Ikben
Fat, lazy, avarice (Another common insult)

-Harash
Hello, hi, greetings

-Deb
There, place, location

-Debesh
Their, them, others, group

-Ven
Too, also, as well, additionally

-Kavak
Clothes, cloth, coverings (A somewhat altered version may refer to hats or hoods. "Kav'aak")

-Chal
Sweet, desirable, innocent

-Vashiil
Explosion, booming sound, bright colour, much attention (More an exclamation then anything, akin to "Wow!" or "Whoa!" )

-Ivlem
Naked, plain (It can be used with connotations to "perfect", or "not needing of any addition")

-Wabik
Apology, regret, sorry, forgiveness

-Yivdem
Family, Friends (To indicate close friends, someone you consider all but blood)

-Fehr
Hers, her, she, feminine indicative

-Hemv
His, him, he, masculine indicative

-Wherveb
Pain, sadness, Torture, death, grief

-Ikva
Thing, item, tangible (Generally used in conjunction with other words)

-Jivnek
Everyone, community, referring to the population of a city or town.

-Vera
Fire, flames, power, warmth (As with 'Oom', can be subsituted for 'comfort'.)

-Fuvur
Smoke, haze, confusion

-Tibjev
Pretty, gorgeous, nice, pleasant, beautiful, wanted (Gender neutral unless paired with a masculine or feminine indicative)

-Yurbov
Caves, underground, underneath

-Vibnesh
Stone, hard, cold, isolated (Can be used as an insult when referring to the death of another. The most malicious insult of the Nakam is to wish another buried forever in stone.)

-Ehp
Personal, private, locked, inaccessable

-Semtep
Writing, books, journals, literature

-Keva
Helpful, helping, assistance, wisdom, knowledge

-Vudem
Please, thank you, excuse me- plesantary

-Sa
Yes, okay

-Ka
No, not, don't

-Velukt
Such as, like, similar to

-Ta'sha
Trees, forest, treeline, wood, canopy

-Viktel
Metallic, shiny, (Can refer to the substance of tools, weapons, and armour)

-Vatob
Transportation, walking, movement, journey

-Vulu
Want, long for, wishes,

-Fertao
Where, why, who, (Question related)

-Hibesh
All of, a large amount, large.

-Evdem
Goodbye, so long, a more polite farewell

-Keviid
Back, before, last, end

-Saviid
Stop, halt, be still

-Sagev
Build, create, construct

-Rodem
Destroy, take away, remove

-Ivdev
Guard, protect, safety

-Kevaz
Drink, water, liquid, thirst (Can indicate a well)

-Kavtem
Stealth, innocuous, hiding (Also used to indicate suspicious, "Sneaky")

-Keivja
Thunder, great power, lightening, loud

-Salukt
Agility, flexibility, swiftness

-Daki
Now, currently, happening (Relates to passage of time when referring to things)

-Kav
Land, place, area, location

-Dek
Beginning, start, birth, anew

-Ah'm (ahh-m)
Ours, us, our people, (Usually pertaining to Nakam. Could be used for a tribe, organization, or race if the Nakat in question feels significantly attached)

-Nak
Native, original, first (Depending on sentence structure, could refer to 'Only')

-Eni’nu
Sand, Desert, loose dirt, beaches

-Pentik
‘Feral’, crazy, insane, unwanted (Can be a subsitute for 'dangerous')

-Fehr-Yivdem
Honourary term for a Mother. 'Fehrdem' or even 'Fvdem' are used as informal terms.

-Hemv-Yivdem
Honourary term for a Father. 'Hemvdem' or even '
Hvdem' are used as informal terms.

-K'ub
A term for child, usually said as 'Kubv' for general children. Quite informal.

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Feel free to stick suggestions in the thread.
 
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Michcat

i'm the wench if you're the cake ;)
Retired Council Member
Common Phrases:

"Ish Ivdev Vu!"
+I'll guard you!


"Fertao Vu Sagev?"
+What are you making?

"Rodem Dep."
+Destroy this place.

"Fertao ehp dep?"
+Where's the bathroom..?

"Ish vulu oom.."
+I long for home

"ish devap kavook."
+I need food..

"AAAHG! TESHVADIIK!! KA MISHA ISH!!"
+A dwarf! Don't hurt me!!

"Vu ibek..."
+You moron..

"Ish Levda Vu"
+I love you

"Ish yivdem tibjev!"
+My good friends!

"Sa, Vudem."
+Yes, please.

"Ka, Vudem."
+No, thank you.

"Harash yivdem!"
+Hello, friend!

"Fertao En?"
+Which one?

"Fertao Dep?"
+Who's there?
 
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