Thuum.org

A community for the dragon language of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Thuum.org

A community for the dragon language of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

February 24, 2017

Cloudflare is a Content Delivery Network (CDN) that Thuum.org and millions of other sites use to cache content and provide HTTPS. Just recently, Cloudflare discovered a memory leak issue. As a result of the leak, private data such as emails and passwords may have been exposed to and indexed by search engines. For full transparency, Cloudflare has informed us that Thuum.org is not among the known affected sites, but regardless, we urge all of you to immediately update your passwords on Thuum.org and other websites you visit.

You can read further about this issue on Business Insider or on Cloudflare's blog.

Cloudflare reports that the bug is now solved. For the time being, we are still using Cloudflare to serve content. This issue has affected millions of other websites. You can find a list of potentially affected sites here.

We'll continue to update you if there are any developments relevant to Thuum.org. In the meantime, ensure your passwords are updated and secure.

February 1, 2017

An expedition to Bromjunaar, the ancient capital of Skyrim, has unearthed a cache of new artifacts, literature, and lore. What ancient secrets are now discovered? For this contest, write a short poem or story involving the Dragon Cult of Skyrim. Some ideas include:

  • A prayer to the dragon gods
  • Orders from a priest to the local Jarl
  • A scholar's treatise on cult customs
  • An acolyte's ruminations on the Thu'um
  • An ancient Nord's studies in the secret dragon language
  • A description of a new sect that worships a particular dragon

Winning entries will be featured in a collection here in the Library. You don’t need to be a member to enter, but if you are there’s also a  120 gold prize for the winning entries.

Contest Entry Guidelines

Send your entry in an email to [email protected] with the subject line: Dragon Cult Contest – your name. You can send your submission in the body of the email. If it's long, consider attaching it as a Word document or a Google doc. Please provide English translations where necessary. (Individual dragon words or small sentences don't need translations, but a translation would be helpful if you're writing a dragon poem or story.)

Your entry can be of any subject, but must relate to the Dragon Cult and make use of the dragon language in some significant way. If you have an entry idea you aren't sure about, feel free to share your idea in the comments below. Poetry entries should be at least 40 words in length, and story entries should be at least 250 words in length.

Entries should use the vocabulary found in the main dictionary. Entries that make use of vocabulary found in the Legacy Dictionary will not qualify for the contest. You are encouraged to make compound words and use the vocabulary as creatively as you see fit.

This contest will be open for entries until Sunday, February 26th.  Pruzah pel!

January 14, 2017

It was four years ago when a bored college student decided to practice development by making a dictionary website. That college student as me, and that website eventually became the one you’re looking at right now.

Thuum.org has grown and changed a lot over the years. The dictionary and lessons are completely different, forums have come and gone, and a whole saga could be written about the trials and tribulations of the community wall. Through it all, one thing hasn’t changed — the strength and creativity of the community. Whether you’re an ancient member from those days of yore or only just recently joined, I want to thank each and every one of you for making this site what it is today. Thank you for bringing your passion into the hobby. Thank you for continuously helping me and each other. Thank you for being patient and understanding when things have broken, or when tough choices were needed to be made. I wouldn’t be sitting here four years later if it wasn’t for all of you. If you could walk in my shoes (and some of you quite recently have), you’d hopefully see just how important you all are for driving me to make awesome things. Unslaad kogaan.

Each year I try to make something fun for everyone to enjoy. In the past we’ve had Forelnaar and the Labyrinth games. So on the subject of awesome things, here’s a new game I’m very excited to share with you all!

Sikaav

Sikaav (“rune-join”) is a crossword game where you combine runes on the board to earn points. You can play solo, or competitively or cooperatively with up to 4 players! Join a game right away, or grab some friends and start a custom game.

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Sikaav is in open beta right now, so please direct any feedback or questions to the Sikaav forum, and help us improve it! We hope Sikaav will be an exciting and engaging way to learn with other members of the site. Head on over to the Sikaav hub and have fun!

January 11, 2017

If you're a returning visitor and find yourself logged out, we just made some major updates to the login system. Simply log in again, and you'll be all set. Updates include a security overhaul, and a system that will protect your account from suspicious login attempts. As with any other site, we suggest you keep a strong password, change your password regularly, and avoid using the same password across multiple accounts. If you need help logging in, reach out to [email protected] for assistance.

On a minor note, the Inbox has a small update that allows you to pin conversation threads. Pinned conversations will appear at the top of your inbox and won't be automatically sent to the archive.

Pruzah wundunne, and expect a big and  fun update in the very near future!

December 31, 2016

Eruvos eruvos
(noun) year

"Eruvosse bo med rathhe. Bokselein fundein us du jotsetiid."
eruvosse bo med ratthe boksel1n fund2n us du jotset3d