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Demonyms/gentilics for denizens of the different villages

ShirszaeShirszae Santo DomingoMember Posts: 3,284 @@ - Legendary Achaean
So, I am admittedly not certain whether this is the correct place for this question, but are there villages other than New Thera, Zanzibaar and the player-run cities with official or semi-official demonyms? I am mostly asking to see if there's an official term for someone from Caer Witrin, but I am curious about other places as well.

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  • KafzielKafziel Member Posts: 658 ✭✭✭✭✭ - Grand Achaean
    I need to know the demonym for Caer Witrin for my haiku. Admins please
  • EldEld Member Posts: 3,946 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Jaruvian, Tapoan, Colchian, Umbrinite, Orillan, Nimickian*, Sulien*, Arcadian, Siroccian**, Riodian...

    *Not 100% sure that I'm remembering these right (for Nimick and Suliel).
    **I'm not sure whether the residents of Sirocco are actually referred to as Siroccian anywhere in game, but I'm assuming that that's meant to be the origin of the name for the mountains, and that the word would be the same. The orcs and dwarves in the mountains are also commonly called Siroccian orcs/dwarves, but again, not sure if that's actually used anywhere in game.
    Shirszae
  • EldEld Member Posts: 3,946 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    edited November 2015
    Not sure if Inbhir (as in "Inbhir terrier") is meant to be a demonym, or just a shortening of Inbhir Ness. I seem to recall the residents of Minos being referred to as Minoan, but I may be mixing that up with RL. Pretty sure there's one for Rheodad, but can't remember it for sure (Rheodan?). People from Petra are Petran, I believe. Lothians from Lothos (and similar for the rest of the triton city-states, but they're not accessible). Also not an accessible place, but I believe the people of Kashar are Kashari.

    Edit: Also, Mysian, and I think Khulian.
    ShirszaeAereidhna
  • KryptonKrypton shi-KhurenaMember Posts: 2,377 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Already ending in -in, presumably they are Caer Witrins.
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  • EldEld Member Posts: 3,946 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Krypton said:
    Already ending in -in, presumably they are Caer Witrins.
    I was thinking I had seen Witrian, but I'm probably just making that up.
  • TreyTrey Member Posts: 4,800 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Witrian would make sense.

  • MelodieMelodie Port Saint Lucie, FloridaMember Posts: 5,102 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Haraekanewa for Harae, according to HELP HARAE, which is fairly awesome. Very Hawaiian.
    ShirszaeEldAereidhna
  • ShirszaeShirszae Santo DomingoMember Posts: 3,284 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    I love Witrian.

    And you won't understand the cause of your grief...


    ...But you'll always follow the voices beneath.

    SiduriAereidhna
  • TrevizeTrevize Member Posts: 1,517 @ - Epic Achaean
    Trey said:
    Should start marketing my real estate there as Hawaiian paradise for sale.

    More like Australia, as much as stuff afflicts.
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  • SylvariaSylvaria Member Posts: 215 ✭✭✭ - Distinguished
    Trevize said:
    Trey said:
    Should start marketing my real estate there as Hawaiian paradise for sale.

    More like Australia, as much as stuff afflicts.
    Not everything afflicts here. Just anything with more than 2 legs, any tree that has leaves and anything waiting in the welfare line. It's pretty easy to avoid as long as you never leave the house.
    ShirszaeMorlew
  • KezKez Member Posts: 646 ✭✭✭✭✭ - Grand Achaean
    Would probably be easier to list the place that don't have one. The one that always interested me was in Aran'riod, probably because I can never quite remember how to spell it. Hunting there would be so much easier if I could remember. Yriluawan or something.
  • SarathaiSarathai Member Posts: 2,139 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Sylvaria said:
    Trevize said:
    Trey said:
    Should start marketing my real estate there as Hawaiian paradise for sale.

    More like Australia, as much as stuff afflicts.
    Not everything afflicts here. Just anything with more than 2 legs, any tree that has leaves and anything waiting in the welfare line. It's pretty easy to avoid as long as you never leave the house.
    The stuff here with no legs afflicts as well.
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  • EldEld Member Posts: 3,946 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Kez said:
    Would probably be easier to list the place that don't have one. The one that always interested me was in Aran'riod, probably because I can never quite remember how to spell it. Hunting there would be so much easier if I could remember. Yriluawan or something.
    Ah, right, I forgot about the Yriluawe. That also makes Aran'riod interesting for being one of the only places with separate words indicating belonging to the group of people who live there (yriluawen) and being from the place (riodian). Assuming, of course, that I'm remembering correctly that that's where riodian warhorses come from. 
  • SylvariaSylvaria Member Posts: 215 ✭✭✭ - Distinguished
    Eld said:
    Kez said:
    Would probably be easier to list the place that don't have one. The one that always interested me was in Aran'riod, probably because I can never quite remember how to spell it. Hunting there would be so much easier if I could remember. Yriluawan or something.
    Ah, right, I forgot about the Yriluawe. That also makes Aran'riod interesting for being one of the only places with separate words indicating belonging to the group of people who live there (yriluawen) and being from the place (riodian). Assuming, of course, that I'm remembering correctly that that's where riodian warhorses come from. 
    I think you mean "roidian" and they are mass spawned from lance armstrong's sweat i think.
  • KryptonKrypton shi-KhurenaMember Posts: 2,377 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    There are "Caer Witrin town guard" and "Caer Witrin villager" -- that may be the adjective form, similar to "Theran guard" and "New Theran villager".
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  • SynbiosSynbios Member Posts: 4,623 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    For a second, I thought 'Demonyms' was a new Evil skillset that involves enslaving daemons with their true names. 

    ShirszaeEldMorlewMelodie
  • HalosHalos San FranciscoMember Posts: 1,473 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    edited November 2015
    Death slugs are Ulangian. Is Yudhishthira Polyargossian, Polyargon, or Polyargoan? The last sounds more correct.

  • AdetAdet Member Posts: 273 ✭✭✭✭ - Eminent
    Polyargive?

    (Little-known fact: the lepers are all Polyargonauts!)
    EldHalos
  • TrevizeTrevize Member Posts: 1,517 @ - Epic Achaean
    Halos said:
    Death slugs are Ulangian. Is Yudhishthira Polyargossian, Polyargon, or Polyargoan? The last sounds more correct.

    Polygon.
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  • AntoniusAntonius Member Posts: 4,940 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Trevize said:
    Halos said:
    Death slugs are Ulangian. Is Yudhishthira Polyargossian, Polyargon, or Polyargoan? The last sounds more correct.

    Polygon.

    How many sides does Yudhishthira have?
    ShirszaeYaeTrevizeKyrra
  • EldEld Member Posts: 3,946 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Trevize said:
    Halos said:
    Death slugs are Ulangian. Is Yudhishthira Polyargossian, Polyargon, or Polyargoan? The last sounds more correct.

    Polygon.
    Except for that time Maklak turned him plaid as a prank. Then he was Polyargyle.
  • EldEld Member Posts: 3,946 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Thinking about the topic in general, it's interesting how skewed Achaean demonyms seem to be toward the default -n suffix, in some form or other. There are a few -i and -ite ones, and one -ese, but I can't think of any that end in -ish or -ic (though there are a couple place names that use -ic forms of the beings they're named after). 
  • KryptonKrypton shi-KhurenaMember Posts: 2,377 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Halos said:
    Polyargon

    Followed by next in the series, Polykrypton
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  • KyrraKyrra AustraliaMember Posts: 4,872 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    I preferred Cyrenese to Cyrenian when I lived there. Ashtani, Hashani, Targossian, Mhaldorkian.
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    Elowin
  • ElowinElowin Member Posts: 206 ✭✭✭ - Distinguished
    Kyrra said:
    I preferred Cyrenese to Cyrenian when I lived there. Ashtani, Hashani, Targossian, Mhaldorkian.
    Wow, I thought I was the only one.
  • TrevizeTrevize Member Posts: 1,517 @ - Epic Achaean
    Krypton said:
    Halos said:
    Polyargon

    Followed by next in the series, Polykrypton

    But can the world handle two kryptons?
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  • SylvariaSylvaria Member Posts: 215 ✭✭✭ - Distinguished
    Elowin said:
    Kyrra said:
    I preferred Cyrenese to Cyrenian when I lived there. Ashtani, Hashani, Targossian, Mhaldorkian.
    Wow, I thought I was the only one.
    Yep, I prefer Mhaldorkian too.
  • EldEld Member Posts: 3,946 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Trevize said:
    Krypton said:
    Halos said:
    Polyargon

    Followed by next in the series, Polykrypton

    But can the world handle two kryptons?
    Nope. We'd have to start mining polykryptonite.
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