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Old Wômarin was an ancient language that was spoken in the farthest east of Endor in the second Age.It was the Language of the Avaradan or Wômaw and heavily influenced by Avarin on the one hand, for the ancient Wômaw had preserved a dialect of their Avari-Teachers as their formal ritualistic "court-tongue" as well as on the other hand by Melkian due to the influence of the Dragon Utumkodur on the Avaradan culture.For this reason Old Wômarin was also known as Soelaasi Bu or the old Drakespeech.

Old Wômarin was the source of several languages in the farthest east and the southern Archipelago of Middle-Earth including:

Wordlist

Aalk, Âlk - hold, fortress
ac - of
Aceer, Acêr - river
Adiin Riit, Adîn Rît - Period of Ordering
Aed - Helm
Aen - Song
Ams - River
Arg - Isle
Arxdu - Smith
Awdu - Skies
Awg - Order, Circle, Cult
Awm - fields
Aayiig, Ayîg - Cave
Brôd - Hills
Bu - old
Chaurka - bane of Hope
Chiig, Chîg - Flame, heat
Cuiva - Archive
Daag, Dâg - Blade
Demiik, Demîk - thought
Drûs -Empire, dominion, reach (literally "All that is seen")
Druul, Drûl - Interpreter, Seer
Eog - north-stone
Gaark, Gârk - hated One
Gaath, Gâth - dreaded One
Góak - blessed places
Góakaw - People of the blessed places
haen -geographical district, tribal moiety
hion - lord, chieftain, king pl. hiona, hioni
Hionvar - Chieftan, ruler pl. Hionvara
Hionvor pl. hionvori high king
Hôrl - Forest, Trees
Hurm - blood
Kaag, Kâg - Mayor, Master
Kael - Coast
Kanga - Lord
Karn - Hills
Khomôl - Ghost
Kôd - son of the Sky
Kodôl - one of the sky
Kodûr - Skyfather
Kraw - Cove
Laasi, Lâsi - speech, language
Laath, Lâth - position, title
Laen - gift of Glass
Leer, Lêr - Maker
Lôcha - never ending Glen
Maur - Demons
Monarlan -Dear Exalted Mere
Muul, Mûl -King, Master
Naag, Nâg - Swamp
Olias - Word
Olyas- Writings
Ord, Ôrd - lost
Oweer, Owêr - sea
Saer - birthplace
Sars - Wombs
Shry - Minds
Shryac - Talismans, Memory
Soei, Soey - Dragon
Stoy - Firedrake
Suurk, Sûrk - Wanderer
Suurk Kaelaan - Wandering Folk
Tanuuk, Tanûk - Runner
Turiak, Thuryac - Land
Uon -Cloud
Ul, Ûl - Male, Man
Utum - Golden
Vaalg, Vâlg - Desert
Vor -High
Vraak, Vrâk - Coast
Weer, Wêr - gulf
Wom,Wôm - Home
Womaw, Wômaw - gifted people
Womul, Wômûl - Gift

Outer Informations

The Wômarin tongue (and it's descendants), as well as the Chejan, Chyan and Tazinain languages were based on Kugor, a language invented by the Authors from ICE as the "Drake-Speech" of their Rolemaster Settings.It was mainly based on Eastern Amerind vocabulary.The Black Easterlings or Avaradan and their wômarin language are inspired by the Ringwraith Khamûl's name which is thought to have come from one of the languages of the east.The Name Khamul might be inspired by the settlement Kamul in Iran, the Name Camul of today'sHami city in China or the name of the celtic god Camulus.

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