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This page is for words and terms specific to the world of Alivast and The Unexpectables. It is not for memes or general D&D terms. Borky-isms are 100% acceptable.


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  • babu - orcish word for "baby"
  • Bleeding Heart - A term used by the United Clergy of Orun to describe Paladins who have been separated from their assigned Cleric. These Paladins are considered dishonored and branded with a reddish bronze emblem on their armor in the shape of a bleeding heart.
  • Bread - A baked good made from dough, water, and flour. A staple food for most, but it makes you fat.

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  • Eclipsed Worshiper - A derogatory moniker used by the United Clergy of Orun to describe people of the Orun faith who do not align with the Clergy's doctrines.
  • ETHEAL - A Mysterious term written on a Mending Scroll and also mentioned as "The God-Pool'" in the book Beyond the Realms of Divinity.
  • egg stealer - a term common for both eastern and western kenku used to describe hags due to how they steal and consume children, or kenku eggs, as part of the rituals to reproduce

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  • knife coward - literal translation of the orcish word for assassin
  • kravon - Northlander word for raven


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  • sun hat - derisive term for members of the United Clergy of Orun

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  • tote adorbs - orcish term to describe a beautiful small thing.
  • touch of Noct - term for the condition where a being has an overabundance of pigmentation, leading to unusually dark, often black, skin/hair/scale color (melanism)
  • tuba - dwarven word meaning "fart machine"

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  • Uspa's breath! - an oath commonly used by sailors or others who acknowledge to goddess of storms and weather

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  • white blessing / white curse - terms for albinism used by various cultures. In the Eastern Isles, it is the white blessing, in other parts of the world (including Alivast) it is commonly called the white curse. In some areas, including Eltmur, people traffic in the hair or other body parts of individuals with the blessing/curse to use as components for magical spells.

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