The Talan language

The game designers created a unique language which they used throughout the Outcast. For example, the soldiers often yell “Négta!” which means kill, and Slade is referred to as the “Ulukaï”: Soul of Essence.

The language of the Talan on Adelpha and their meaning are written below:

A

  • Achondar – Dragon-snake
  • Adelpha – The world of the Talans
  • Ador – Rock
  • Afar – After (Soon, tomorrow)
  • Agakamôn – The language of the heavens
  • Agazork – The Talan language
  • Am – Instance
  • Até – How much

B

  • Barr – Evil (bad)
  • Bok – District
  • Boogot – Toxic and explosive mushroom
  • Booyat – Mushroom growing in hot areas
  • Botar – Before (Yesterday)

C

  • Cyana – City of the marshes

D

  • Dagué – Danger, problem
  • Daguérach – Poisonous plant
  • Dammenaï – Common little rodent
  • Dano – Give (Return)
  • Daoka – Sacred gateway
  • Darosham – Gateway where spirits are born
  • Dissem – Different
  • Dolotaï – Long time
  • Doo – Also (again)

E

  • Eïssa! – Banzaï (war cry)
  • Eluee – Water Essence
  • Elueen – Those born of Water
  • Eoth – East (right)

F

  • Faé – Fire Essence
  • Faé Rhan – The Master of Adelpha
  • Faékynn – Those born of Fire
  • Faénéa – Fibes extracted from Gawarats which have healing properties
  • Fehane – Moss

G

  • Gaéat – To love
  • Gamor – Carnivorous predator, a cross-between between a wolf and tiger
  • Gaamsavv – Stone (saving crystal)
  • Gandha – Earth essence
  • Gadahar – Those born of Earth
  • Ganele – Seashell
  • Gemehar – Kind of Sanar tree
  • Gizhaïe – Essence Bearer
  • Gorgor – Big carnivorous animal
  • Guita – Feel
  • Gwar – Wound
  • Gwarat – Cactus
  • Gwarta – To nurse (heal)

H

  • Hâ – Yes (to be, there are, there is)
  • Hao (Haomé) – Hi (Hello
  • Hazadess – Ghost
  • Hazifar – Ventilope driver
  • Héko – Here
  • Hélidium – Ore specific to Adelpha
  • Hokaza – Thank you
  • Horr – HHmm, eh, ahem
  • Hoti – Twôn-ha fruits (sweets)

I

  • Iki – Easy

J

  • Jinat – To Know

K

  • Ka – Air Essence
  • Kaar – Life, Living
  • Kaful – Windmill
  • Kaïjin – The tale of the heavens
  • Kamenaï – Designated birds
  • Kamôn – Those born of air
  • Kanoon – Well (Good)
  • Kata – Bless
  • Kaza – Please
  • Kazar – Lost prophet
  • Kiakii(iii) – Fun
  • Ko – Who (and direct object, indirect object)
  • Koï – What (and direct object, indirect object)
  • Kez – Where (and adverbial phrase of place)
  • (Tar) – When (and adverbial phrase of time)
  • Krakit – Spider-like animal
  • Kroax – Leader of the Fae Talans

L

  • Labta – To go (travel, move)
  • Lako – There
  • Lampé – Beer – alcohol
  • Lepta – To help

M

  • Madé – House
  • Maya (Mayamé) – Goodbye
  • Maé – Me
  • Mag – Hunger
  • Magta – To eat
  • Magué – Food
  • Magwa – Plant with regenerative properties
  • Maorr – Master
  • Maré – Important (very)
  • Meenaï – Several (a lot, all)
  • Miléa – Harmony
  • Môn – Relics
  • Mool – Krakit’s salivary gland
  • Motaz – Mountain
  • Motazaar – World of Mountains
  • Moté – Someone

N

  • Nani – Explosive
  • Né – Non
  • Nédano – steal
  • Né iki – hard
  • Négta – To kill
  • Nékaar – Death
  • Néogaé – Woe
  • Noroth – North (high)

O

  • Ogaé – Happiness
  • Okaar – Forest World
  • Okasankaar – World of Marshes
  • Okk – Old
  • Okriana – Main city
  • Ôn – One (number)
  • Oogoobar – Living beings (primitives)
  • Oroth – West (left)

P

  • Pigweet – Rodent
  • Pok – Belongings (thing)

R

  • Rammu – Toxic plant
  • Rân – White
  • Ranzaar – White earth
  • Rembat – To remember
  • Riss – Rice

S

  • San – Water
  • Sanar – Common tree Essence
  • Sangta – To drink
  • Sankaar – Fish
  • Sankaari – Fisherman
  • Sankra – Chaos
  • Sannégta – Killer of the seas (sharks)
  • Sayat – To say
  • Sem – Same
  • Séyat – To see
  • Shamaz – Designates the Talan priests
  • Siénole – Rare plant with hallucinogenic properties
  • Sodoth – South (low)
  • Solan – Deference
  • Sota – To buy

T

  • Takta – To take (use)
  • Talan – Designates the inhabitants of Adelpha
  • Talanzaar – Populated world
  • Todar – Today
  • Trad – Merchant
  • Tradta – To sell
  • Twôn – Two (number)
  • Twôn-Ha – Designates biped animal (milk-giving and wild)
  • Twôn-Ha Gui – Biped trap

U

  • Ulukaï – Souls of Essence

V

  • Ventilope – Large flying animal able to be domesticated

W

  • Wa – Work / occupation / class
  • Wabta – To wait
  • Wanat – To want
  • Wata – To work

Y

  • Yo – You
  • Yod – Spirit of the Essence
  • Yod Eluee – Spirit of the Essence Water
  • Yod Faé – Spirit of the Essence Fire
  • Yod Gandha – Spirit of the Essence Earth
  • Yod Ka – Spirit of the Essence Air

Z

  • Zae – Sure
  • Zaza – Twerp
  • Zeedog – Predatory animal, sedentary and lives in the marshes
  • Zonn – Friend
  • Zark – Enemy
  • Zorkin – Monetary unit used on Adelpha
  • Zorr – Soldier
  • Zort – Excrement

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