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EmelanA B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

TortallA B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Emelan

A

B

  • Bancanor - BAN-kan-ohr
  • Baoya - BAH-o-yah
  • Behazin - beh-HAH-zihn
  • belbun - BELL-buhn (Chammur, four-legged rat)
  • Bennat Ladradun - BEHN-naht lah-DRAH-duhn
  • Berenene dor Ocmore - BEAR-ehn-een, AHK-mohr (empress of Namorn)
  • Berhan - BEAR-hahn
  • Bihan - BEE-hahn
  • bijili - bee-JEEL-ee, soft J (Tradertalk, power source/storage)
  • bik - bihk
  • bindi - BIHN-dee (Chammur, forehead decoration)
  • Brosdes - BROHZ-deez
  • bunjingi - buhn-JING-ee

C

D

  • Dalburz - DAHL-burrz
  • Dalidia - dah-LIHD-ee-ah
  • Daja Kisubo - DAH-jah key-SOO-boh
  • daka - DAH-kah (Tradertalk, profit winner)
  • Dalburz Glacier - DAHL-berz
  • Dancruan (Namornese capital) - dahn-KROO-ahn
  • dav - DAHV
  • Demakos - day-MAH-koess (rhymes with "coast")
  • dhaskoi - dahs-KOI (male mage, Tharios)
  • dhasku - dahs-KOO (female mage, Tharios)
  • doa - DOE-ah (Chammur, female)
  • doen - doe-EHN (Chammur, male)
  • dolkia - dole-KEE-ah
  • Domanus Moykep - doe-MAH-nuhs MOI-kehp
  • Douna - DOO-nah
  • Durshan - DUHR-shann

E

F

G

  • Galipiou - gah-lip-ee-OO
  • Gansar - GAN-sahr
  • Ghayida - guy-YEE-dah
  • giladha - gill-AHD-hah
  • Glaise - GLAYZ
  • Glakisa Irakory (Glaki) - glah-KEE-sah ee-rah-KORE-ee (GLAH-kee)
  • Glevan - GLEH-vahn
  • Gruzha - GROO-zhah
  • Guryil - GUR-yeel

H

  • Hafgwyn - HAHF-gwin
  • Haidaycie (Haiday) - hai-DAY-see (HAI-day)
  • Hajra - HAHJ-rah
  • Hakkoi - HAH-koy
  • Halmaedy - hahl-MAY-dee
  • hammam - HAH-mahm (Chammur, bath)
  • Hammit - HAH-miht
  • hamot - HAH-moht (Tradertalk, source of profit)
  • Hatar - hah-TAR
  • hedax - HEAD-ax (Chammur, roughly a lieutenant)
  • Heibei - HAY-bay (Yanjing trickster god)
  • Heluda - HELL-oo-dah
  • Heskalifos - hess-KAHL-ee-foss
  • Hodenekes - hoe-DEHN-ee-kees
  • Huath - HEW-ahth
  • Hulweme - hool-WAY-mee

I

J

K

  • Kahlib ul Hanoh - KAH-leeb uhl HAH-noh
  • kakoso - KAHK-oh-soe
  • kaq - kahk (Tradertalk, scum)
  • Kazem - KAH-zehm
  • Kemit doen Polumri - KEHM-it DOE-ehn pohl-OOM-ree
  • Kethlun (Keth) - KETH-luhn
  • Kirel - KEER-ehl
  • Kofrinna - koe-FRIHN-ah
  • Kolborn - KOLE-born
  • Koma - KOH-mah
  • koria - KORE-ee-ah (woman, Tharios)
  • koris - KORE-ihss (man, Tharios)
  • Kugisko - koo-GISS-koe
  • Kurchali - kur-CHAH-lee
  • Kwaben - KWAH-behn
  • kyten - KIGH-tehn

L

  • Ladu - LAH-doo
  • Laenpa - LEHN-pah
  • Lailan - LIE-lahn (Chammur, goddess of water)
  • Lairan - LIE-rahn (country)
  • Lakik - LAH-keek
  • Lebua - LEHB-oo-ah
  • Liesa fa Nadlen - lee-EH-sah fah NAHD-lehn
  • Lisyl - lee-SEEL
  • lugsha - LOOG-shah (Tradertalk, artisan)

M

  • Macarin - MAH-cah-rihn
  • Mahana - mah-HAH-nah
  • Mai - rhymes with "my"
  • Maja - MAH-jah
  • Majnuna - majh-NOOHN-ah
  • malipi - mah-LEEP-ee
  • Matazidah (Matazy) - mah-TAH-zee-day (mah-TAH-zee)
  • Mattin fer Toren - MAH-tinn fair TORE-ehn
  • Mayano - mah-YAHN-noe
  • Mbau - muh-BOW
  • Michal - mee-CHAHL
  • Mila - MEE-lah
  • mimander - mih-MAN-dur (Tradertalk, mage)
  • mirizask - MEER-ee-zahsk
  • moitara - moy-TAH-rah
  • Morrachane - more-rah-CHAIN
  • mutabir - MOO-tahb-eer

N

O

  • Oama - oh-AH-mah
  • Ohadan - OH-hah-dan
  • okozou - OH-koe-zoo
  • Olaksan - oh-LAHK-sahn
  • Olart - OH-lahrt
  • Olatji - oh-LAHT-jee
  • Olennika - oh-LEHN-ee-kah
  • Onini - oh-NEE-nee
  • Ophelika - oh-fell-EE-kah
  • Orji - OHR-jee
  • Orlana - ore-LAH-nah
  • Osabo - OH-sah-boe
  • Osazi - oh-SAH-zee
  • Oti - OH-tee (Trader goddess, bookkeeper)

P

  • pahan - PAH-hahn (Chammur, teacher/mage)
  • Palaq - PAH-lahk
  • Pauha - POW-hah
  • Pasco - PAHS-koe
  • Pawel - PAH-well
  • Peigine - pay-GEEN
  • phakomath - FAH-koe-mahth
  • pijule fakol - pee-JHOOL fah-KOHL (Tradertalk, afterlife for debtors)
  • Pili - PILL-i
  • Pirisi - peer-EE-see
  • Polyam - POHL-yam
  • prathmun - PRAHTH-muhn

Q

  • Qalai - kah-LIE
  • Qasam - kah-SAHM
  • Qidao - kee-DOW
  • Qinling - KIHN-lihng
  • qunsua - KUHN-soo-ah (Tradertalk, purification)
  • qunsuanen - kuhn-SOO-ah-nehn (Tradertalk, to be purified)
  • Qurilta - kihr-ILL-tah

R

  • Ragat - rah-GAHT
  • Rokat - roe-KAHT
  • Rathnane - rahth-NAYN
  • Ravvi - RAH-vee (Namorn, Mrs.)
  • Ravvot - rah-VOHT (Namorn, Mr.)
  • Ravvikki - rah-VEE-kee (Namorn, Miss)
  • Ravvotki - rah-VOHT-kee (Namorn, young man, not in book)
  • Rehana - ray-HAH-nah
  • Rhidassa - rhee-DAHS-sah
  • Romachko Skuretty - roe-MAHCH-koe skir-REHT-ee

S

  • saati - sah-AH-tee (Tradertalk, true friend not a Trader)
  • Sajiv - SAh-jeev
  • Sandrilene fa Toren - SAHN-drih-leen fah TOHR-rehn
  • sapalo - SAH-pah-loe
  • Sergyun Havuo - SAIRG-yuhn HAH-voo-oe
  • shakkan - SHAK-ann
  • shenos - SHAY-noess (plural: shenosi - shay-NOE-see, Tharios)
  • Shurri - SHURR-ee (Firesword, goddess of fire)
  • skodi - SKOE-dee (Tharios, market)
  • Sotat - SOH-taht
  • souk - sook (rhymes with took) (Chammur, market)
  • Stenatia - sten-AH-tee-ah
  • suraku - SOOR-ah-koo (Tradertalk, survival box)
  • Syth - SIHTH

T

  • takamer - TAHK-a-mare (Chammur, rich man)
  • takameri - tahk-ah-MARE-ree (Chammur, rich woman)
  • Teraud Voskajo - TAIR-oed voss-KAH-joe
  • tesku - TESS-koo (Chammur, gang leader)
  • thanas - THAH-nahss
  • Thandi - THAHN-dee
  • Tharios - THAHR-ee-oss
  • thukdak - THUHK-dak (Chammur, street rat)
  • trangshi - TRANG-shee (Tradertalk, forbidden)
  • Trisana Chandler - trih-SAH-nah, Trihs
  • Tsaw-ha - SAW-hah (Tradertalk, meaning a Trader)
  • Turaba - turr-AH-bah

U

  • Ubayid - oo-BAI-yeed
  • Ugurulz - OO-gerr-oolz
  • Ulmerin - uhl-MARE-in
  • Ulrina - uhl-REE-nah
  • Umi - OO-mee
  • Uneny - oo-NAY-nee
  • Uraelle Chandler - yuhr-AE-uhl
  • Urda - UHR-dah
  • uvumi - oo-VOO-mee (Tradertalk, patience)

V

  • Vani - VAH-nee
  • Vauri - VOW-ree
  • Vedris IV - VEHD-riss
  • vevdomi - VEHV-doe-mee
  • Vishaneh - vee-SHAH-nay
  • viymese - vee-MAY-see
  • viynain - vee-NAYN (Namorn, female mage)

W

  • Walerian - wah-LEHR-ee-ahn
  • Wamuko - wah-MOO-koe
  • wirok - WEER-ok (Tradertalk, one who deals with kaqs)
  • Witten en Pragin - WIH-ten ehn PRAH-gin (hard g)
  • Wulfric - WUHL-frihk

X

  • Xantha - ZAN-thah
  • xurdin - ZHURR-deen (Tradertalk, mage)

Y

  • Yali - YAH-lee
  • Yanjing - yann-JIHNG (soft j)
  • Yanna - YAH-nah
  • Yarrun Firetamer - YAR-ruhn (like "Aaron")
  • yaskedasi (plural, masculine) - yahs-kehd-AH-see
  • yaskedasu (feminine) - yahs-ked-AH-soo
  • Yasmín Hebet - yahz-MEEN HAY-beht
  • yerui - yair-OO-ee (Tradertalk, hungry ghost, monster)
  • Yorgiry (Namornese goddess of healing and war) - yore-GEE-ree (hard g)
  • Yoru - YORE-roo
  • Yulanny - you-LAH-nee

Z

  • Zahra - ZAHR-ah
  • Zakdin - ZAHK-deen
  • Zenadia doa Attaneh - zehn-AH-dee-ah DOE-ah AH-ten-nay
  • zernamus - zair-NAH-moos (Chammur, parasite)
  • Zhanzhou - ZANN-zow
  • Ziba - ZEE-bah
  • zokin - ZHO-keen (Tradertalk, balance, credit)
  • Zudana - zoo-DAH-nah
  • Zuhayar - zoo-HIGH-ahr

Tortall

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

  • Obafem Ezeko - OH-bah-faym eh-ZAY-ko
  • Obeliten - oh-BELL-ih-tehn
  • Obemaek - oh-BEHM-aek
  • Ochobu - OH-choe-boo
  • Olau - oh-LAU, like the low in "allow"
  • Olery - oh-LAIR-ee
  • Olka - OEL-kah
  • Olkeril (Olkey) - ol-KERR-ihl (OHL-key)
  • Oloron - OH-loh-runn
  • Onua Chamtong - oh-NOO-ah cham-TONG
  • Oranie - OHR-ah-nee (Kel's sister)
  • Orem - OHR-ehm
  • Oron Rittevon - OH-rohn ritt-EHV-onn
  • Osbern - AWZ-buhrn
  • Osgow - AWZ-gow (like "cow")
  • Oswel - awz-WELL
  • Otaviyu - oh-TAHV-ee-yoo
  • Ozorne Muhassin Tasikhe - oh-ZOHRN moo-HAHS-sihn tah-SEEK-hay

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

W

Y

Z

Source

Taken from: Pronounciation guide on Tamora Pierce's website

Notes and references

  1. "Hevlor" in the text, "Hevloc" on the website.

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