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Old 03 Mar 2006, 00:20   #1 (permalink)
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Default Expanded Tau Glossary/Dictionary?

Hey, those of you with the new 'Dex - did GW expand the glossary at all, or did they leave us with the original list of useless words? :

I ask because even though I have seen a few non-GeeDub sites with bigger Tau language glossaries, they are still lacking in common Tau-player words like:

Plasma
Pulse
Devilfish
Hammerhead
Missile
Pod
Railgun
Ion

...the list goes on... are those guys just making the words up, like GW did, or is there an "official list" somewhere that has a lot more words than Codex Tau has?
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Default Re: Expanded Tau Glossary/Dictionary?

www.minivault.com/Tauglossary.htm

It has quite the large tau dictionary.
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Old 03 Mar 2006, 02:16   #3 (permalink)
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sorry, nothing official about that, but, I call HH cal'foiar and DF fioar, a pick and mix of several words.
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Default Re: Expanded Tau Glossary/Dictionary?

There's a handful of new words scattered through the codex, but that's it. In fact, the lexicon fluff piece is mostly gone.
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I still am trying to find 'Wild' and 'Blood' in the Tau language for the translation of my Commander :P
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Old 05 Mar 2006, 08:50   #6 (permalink)
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I've check the link above, and neither of the words I'm after are listed (not that there is too much surprise).
Is there an unofficial list floating anywhere? A fansite based one for example.

Something about naming my commander 'commander crisis pants' has a major appeal.

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We have our own here.. http://forums.tauonline.org/index.php?topic=1709.0
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