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[Oct. 17th, 2005|06:27 pm]
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[tuzanoore]
I know this isnly exactly Elvish, but perhaps i can find aid here

i'm trying to think of some names for a sword of mine, and I'm thinking that something from the Black Speech would be fitting. I have been able to use some Black Speech sources to come up with some possiblities, but i'm stuck with one detail for some:

i need the modifier for a verb to make it a noun (example: destroy --> destroyer)

The whole four i want to translate are:
Corpse Maker (loik _____)
Destroyer of Dreams (____-ob _____)
King Slayer (Shakh [lit. Lord] ______)
Devourer of worlds (_____-ob bot)

Does anyone one here know how to help me out with this? or can they point me someplace else, at least?

I have been using the Black Speech wordlist and the Land of Shadows Black Speech Dictionary so far, so i know about them already.

thanks for any help you can give me!
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[User Picture]From: yll
2005-12-13 01:49 pm (UTC)
I'm not sure where you found these words, but to my knowledge, not one of them is Black Speech/Orcish. The entire corpus consists of the ring inscription and an orcish curse, and some isolated words mentioned elsewhere in posthumous texts. Unfortunately, neologisms would have to be constructed for all of these titles you want to translate. I could do it by Hittite/Hurrian analogy, but you'd need to let me know ASAP if you want it within a reasonable time period, as I have alot on my plate.
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