Aeldari - Words // M
My Eldar Encyclopedia is becoming a bit bloated and over complicated so I am attempting to fix this. Starting with the A-Z of Aeldari words I have over there. Whenever I have the urge I will post a section of that page, create a link to this page and see if it tidies up the page and makes me feel happy once more.
"There is no corner of the galaxy that has not felt the eagle-keen gaze of Alaitoc." - Elarique Swiftblade, Autarch of Alaitoc
Maelithii: Banshee Spirits
Marathag: Literally means 'face of death,' and is the name given the Harlequin rictus mask.
Margorach: The Eldar word for 'death hands,' but also means Death Jester.
Marsgrech: 'Screaming Death' or the common name for this Eldar word is bio-explosive shuriken.
Maugetar: The weapon wielded by Maugan Ra, which takes the form of a shuriken cannon with the attached executioner, and the literal meaning for the Eldar word is 'Harvester.'
MeanTokath: Striking Scorpions
Mear-feothan: Scout Walker
MearNovas: Swooping Hawks
Menshad Korum: Exarch, but has the exact meaning of 'hunter in pursuit of himself,' and reflects upon their goal for personal perfection.
Meokan: Striking, with purpose
Metos: Being an objective
Mile'ionahd: Warrior of Wonder/Warrior of Surprise
Min: The weak link in the chain that bound Vaul to his anvil
Mirianathir: Mother of the Desert wind
Mon-Keigh: Relates to any non-Eldar species that they see as needing elimination, such as humans, but humans are the common translation for this Eldar term.
Murehk/Murekh: Literally means the 'sting of the wasp,' but is the name given to the Eldar shuriken pistol.
Murekhalir: The Eldar word for 'Deathbringer, also another term for Slaanesh
This is a project that has been worked on for a while and mainly for my own needs so I never thought of recording page numbers etc. as I never thought it would leave my notebook but for those interested, it has been collected from the following locations:
Rogue Trader (1987), Warhammer 2nd/3rd/4th/5th Editions, Eldar codex (2nd ed/3rd ed/4th ed), Codex Dark Eldar, Citadel Journal #17, White Dwarf #127 (original Eldar army list), Codex: Titanicus, Codex Necrons, Warhammer 40,000 compendium, Warhammer 40k Wargear (2nd ed). Battletome Sylvaneth. Battletome Daughters of Khaine. Battletome Idoneth Deepkin.
Black Library Novels: Shadow Point, Harlequin, Chaos Child, Farseer, Tales from the Dark Millennium, Warrior Coven, Path of the Warrior, Path of the Seer, Eldar Prophecy, Valedor, Asurmen, Jain Zar, Rise of Ynnead: Ghost Warrior, Rise of Ynnead: Wildrider.
**Also there is this web version of an Eldar dictionary that turns out has been around since 1990. It's more complete than what I have collected and better organized. This link was requested to be added by David Grophland: Eldar Language
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