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Old 09 Oct 2004, 18:50   #1 (permalink)
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Some of you may of noticed this. Well I've begun the Tau one below.

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Al: Tau word for Small.
Aloh: Tau word for Cold.
Anuk: Tau word for Bird.
Ar: Tau word for High.
Au: Tau word for Age, era.
Aun: Tau word for Ethereal (Celestial).
Aun'bork'an'retha:: Tau word for Ethereal University on the planet Bork'an.
B: Tau word for Shepherd.
Be'gel: Tau word for Orks.
Bentu'sin: (Lit: Wise-gifted ones) Tau word for Demiurg.
B'kak: Tau word for Sand herder.
Cha: Tau word for Purpose.
D: Tau word for Twin.
Demlok: Tau word for Canyon.
Doran: Tau word for Calm.
El: Tau word for Second highest Tau rank.
Elan: Tau word for Strong.
Eldi: Tau word for Wing.
Fio: Tau word for Earth.
Gue: Tau word for Being.
Gue'la: Tau word for Human (lit. “lowest being").
Gue'vesa: Tau word for Human Helper (Auxiliary).
J'kaara: Tau word for Mirror.
Ka: Tau word for Strike, blow.
Kais: Tau word for Skilful.
Kak: Tau word for Sand.
Kau'ui: Tau word for Cadre.
Kauyon: Tau word for Patient, hunter.
Kavaal: Tau word for a Battle (multiple Contingents).
Ko: Tau word for Worthy.
Kor: Tau word for Air.
Korar: Tau word for Airship.
Kor'vesa: Tau word for Drone (lit. "Faithful Helper").
Ko'vash: Tau word for Worthy cause, to strive for.
Kunas: Tau word for Agile.
Kyse: Tau word for Belt.
La: Tau word for Lowest Tau rank.
Lissera: Tau word for Cadre, group, team.
Mal'caor: Tau word for Spider.
Mesme: Tau word for Combination.
Monat: Tau word for Freedom of one, individuality.
Mont: Tau word for Battle, war.
Mont'au: Tau word for The Terror.
Mont'ka: Tau word for Killing blow.
Mont'yr: Tau word for Blooded, veteran.
M'yen: Tau word for Unforseen.
M'yenshi: Tau word for Unforseen victory.
N: Tau word for Second.
Nan: Tau word for Sword.
O: Tau word for Highest Tau rank.
Ol: Tau word for Bright.
Or'es: Tau word for Powerful.
O'res'la: Tau word for Ork Raiders.
Por: Tau word for Water.
Retha: Tau word for Temple, university, monastery, seminary.
Ro: Tau word for Mind.
Run: Tau word for Structure, building.
Run'al: Tau word for Outpost, hide.
Saal Tau word for the first Tau rank.
Savon: Tau word for Keen-eyed.
Sha'is: Tau word for Wind.
Shan'al: Tau word for an Army (eg: all Shas present on a world).
Shas: Tau word for Fire.
Shas'ar'tol: Tau word for Military High Command.
Shas'ka: Tau word for Sun, star.
Shas'kaDemlok: Tau word for Canyon of the Sun.
Shas'shi: Tau word for Greatest warrior, victorious warrior.
Shi: Tau word for Victory.
Shi'mont'ka: Tau word for Winning stroke.
Shi'va: Tau word for Great Victory.
Sho'aunor'es: Tau word for Source of power, generator, engine, drive.
Sho'kara: Tau word for Window, gate, portal.
Shovah: Tau word for Farsighted.
Suam: Tau word for Fire (flame).
T: Tau word for Of.
Ta'lissera: Tau word for Communion, marriage, covenant.
Ta'ro'cha: Tau word for Three minds, one purpose.
Tau'va: Tau word for The Greater Good.
Tio've: Tau word for Contingent (group of Cadres).
Tol: Tau word for Command, office, position.
Tor'kan: Tau word for a measurement that is roughly about one kilometer.
Tor'lek: Tau word for a measurement that is roughly about one meter.
T'suam: Tau word for Belt.
Tsua'm: Tau word for Middle.
Uash'O: Tau regional [Shas] command.
Ui: Tau word for Second lowest Tau rank.
Ukos: Tau word for Spoon.
Va: Tau word for Great.
Vash'aun'an: Tau word for Warp space.
Vash'ya: Tau word for Between spheres.
Vesa: Tau word for Helper, drone.
Vior'la: Tau word for Hot-blooded.
Vral: Tau word for Undercut.
Vre: Tau word for Middle Tau rank.
Y: Tau word for One, individual.
Ya: Tau word for World, planet.
Yanoi: Tau word for Moon.
Y'eldi: Tau word for Winged one.
Y'he Tau word for Tyranids.
Yr: Tau word for Experienced.

Tau Time
Dec: Terran Equivelent - Hour. Terran Conversion: 1.5 Terran Hours
Rotaa: 10 Decs. Terran Equivelent - Day. Terran Conversion: 15 Terran Hours
Kai'Rotaa: 80 Rotaa. Terran Equivelent - Month. Terran Conversion: 50 Terran Days (Notes: Each Kai'Rotaa is dedicated to a certain caste.)
Tau'cyr: 6 Kai'Rotaa. Terran Equivelent - Year. Terran Conversion: 300 Terran Days
Raik'or: Terran Equivelent - Minute. Terran Conversion: Unknown
Raik'an: Terran Equivelent - Second. Terran Conversion: Unknown
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Old 13 Oct 2004, 08:08   #2 (permalink)
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You can add that the BE'GEL are orks and that Y'HE are Tyranids i found it in the Fire Wrrior book.
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Old 13 Oct 2004, 08:49   #3 (permalink)
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thanks and done
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Old 13 Oct 2004, 20:23   #4 (permalink)
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tau cyr- a length of time, most probabley betweern 6 and 12 months
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Added Tau Time Section
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Old 15 Oct 2004, 12:37   #6 (permalink)
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It's not official, but I use the word "Ias" for Machine (eg: Battlesuit). Want to add that?
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Old 15 Oct 2004, 15:06   #7 (permalink)
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Sure Wargamer, add it up!
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Old 18 Oct 2004, 21:21   #8 (permalink)
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So that's the words in the tau language, what about Imperial words for things that are Tau-related.
Eg, Damocles Gulf, Drone, Pulse weapon etc.
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Old 04 Jan 2005, 20:33   #9 (permalink)
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anyone know the tau work for young? if it doesnt exist ill just have to make it up!
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Old 04 Jan 2005, 21:23   #10 (permalink)
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anyone know the tau work for young? if it doesnt exist ill just have to make it up!
with the tau their age corresponds with their stature, i do believe after four years in military they elevate a rank, so realisticly if they were young the easiest way to correspond that is for them to be a shas'la (im anticipating you are onabout fire caste otherwise ignore all i've said)... that would be the more correct term for it in my opinnion...
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