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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

All threads by paarthurnax

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Translation Suggestion Thread
Suggest your translations for the English-Dragon dictionary here.
February 15, 2021 273
Roleplay Request Thread
Post here to suggest an RP you would like to run or be a part of. All RP's must be approved before posting.
February 10, 2021 149
Pel Pals Signup
Signup, waiting list, and guidelines for the Pel Pals program.
January 16, 2021 361
Introductions
Welcome! Come and introduce yourself to the community.
December 24, 2020 429
The Labyrinth
All talk and discussion about The Labyrinth text adventure game!
October 9, 2020 213
Translator Signup
Signup for the Translator program and new language dictionary requests.
June 1, 2020 71
Roleplay Forum Rules & Guidelines
Rules and guidelines for participating in the Roleplay Forum. Please read before posting.
November 28, 2019 20
Bug Report
Post here about any bugs or issues you've encountered.
November 15, 2019 39
Word Arbitration
Has someone played a word you're unfamiliar with? Do you think a word should or shouldn't be accepted? Post here!
June 29, 2019 6
Who are your Skyrim characters?
Tell us about the characters you play as!
June 7, 2019 143
A Long Way from the Mead, Again
A disgraced dragon priest now lives a quiet life tending an inn, but his secrets may endanger a quiet, Nordic village.
February 20, 2019 96
Canon Memrise Course Feedback & Suggestions
Post here for any feedback you may have on the new canon Memrise course.
January 17, 2019 25
Translator Guide
Suggestions, guidelines, and advice for translators working on the dictionaries.
January 17, 2019 5
Thuum.org 2018 Event Plan
Looking ahead for the year. Let us know which kind of events or new content you'd like to see!
May 29, 2018 7
Community Wall discussion topics
Share your ideas for any discussion topics you'd like to see on the Community Wall.
May 10, 2018 75
Letters from Bromjunaar
As the Dragon War unfolds, priests of the Dragon Cult exchange vital letters in an effort to save the Cults.
April 4, 2018 3
Cooperative Tournament 2018: Leaderboard
Submit your cooperative Sikaav game to rank in the Cooperative Sikaav Tournament.
March 31, 2018 3
Community-Written Front Page Updates
Would you like to help write content for the front page? Read more here!
March 29, 2018 6
Competitive Tournament 2018: Round 1
Match hub for Round 1 of the 2018 Competitive Sikaav tournament.
March 26, 2018 1
Cooperative Tournament 2018: Find a team
Post here to join with other players for the Cooperative Sikaav Tournament.
March 16, 2018 3
Competitive Tournament 2018: Signup
Post here to sign up for the Competitive Sikaav Tournament and see the full tournament rules.
March 10, 2018 14
Qothmaar Dungeon Mod
A dungeon mod with dragon language-related puzzles. Come playtest and discuss!
February 24, 2018 48
Roleplay Forum Rules & Guidelines
Rules and guidelines for posting and participating in roleplays.
January 6, 2018 0
Hypothetical translations for Naas & Voslaarum
Discussion on unknown dragon name translations.
December 29, 2017 19
Word Wall Font
A new font derived from the in-game rune textures.
March 2, 2017 2
Getting Started
Some first translations and getting the French dictionary started.
October 29, 2016 3
Forelnaar
Official discussion on the point-and-click adventure game.
August 8, 2016 57
Starting Anew
Discussing the fate of the non-canon portions of the language, and taking the language in a new direction.
May 14, 2016 33
Another look at Voslaarum and Naaslaarum
Shedding some new light on and old mystery.
March 7, 2016 4
Community Chat
A thread for all topics and discussion in lieu of the chatroom.
January 7, 2016 8
Word Revision Thread
All discussion and suggestions for revising existing words in the dictionary.
January 2, 2016 1532
Numinex Theory and Translation
The 99th time's the charm.
December 25, 2015 13
Roleplay & Conversation Forum to shut down 11/15
Details inside.
November 15, 2015 7
Updating the dictionary entry page
Thoughts on a new dictionary layout.
November 4, 2015 3
Synonymous Suffixes for "-er"
A look at different suffixes that appear in canon for "doer" words, and defining rules for when to use each.
July 13, 2015 8
Real-world origins of Dovahzul words
Looking at canon words and where some of them may have come from.
July 7, 2015 9
New Plural Exception
Discussion on a new grammatical rule regarding plural nouns.
April 25, 2015 14
Write a Word Wall
Write a short poem like the Word Walls in Skyrim.
April 1, 2015 5
Planning for 2015
A look ahead at what's coming up and what to expect for the next year at Thuum.org
March 31, 2015 10
Is it a Nordic name or a Dragon name?
Looking at various location names in Skyrim at determining whether they're Nordic or dragon in origin.
February 11, 2015 9
Comparing Dovahzul and Old English
Examining the inspiration for the dragon language more closely, and specific points of correlation.
February 8, 2015 3
Rethinking Parts of Speech
Analyzing the parts of speech in Dovahzul, and a proposal for a new system in place of the English parts of speech.
February 7, 2015 47
Jarl's Bounty 2.0
Discussion on a new way of doing the Jarl's Bounty.
January 30, 2015 8
Skyrim Replicas
A collection of awesome replicas for sale.
January 26, 2015 9
Exercises #1
Some practice translation problems for anyone to use.
January 23, 2015 3
Which canon word would you change if you could?
If you had the power to change a canon word, which would it be, and why?
January 23, 2015 14
Tol vs. Daar
Two pronouns enter. Only one leaves.
January 22, 2015 1
Guide to Translating Songs
A guide to translating song lyrics, using "Let It Go" from Disney's Frozen as an example.
January 16, 2015 15
Word and Letter Frequency
Some statistics of word and letter frequency in the dragon language.
October 26, 2014 5
Revisions to the Pronoun Table
Thoughts on the current pronouns and using invented versus canon pronouns.
September 22, 2014 3
Hin vs Him
Typo, or something more?
September 6, 2014 4
Songs of the Return
An all-canon translation of the Songs of the Return, Vol. 2.
August 21, 2014 0
Semantics in a canon-only setting
A discussion on canon words, the nature of meaning, and expanding a word's usefulness.
August 15, 2014 5
People speaking Old Icelandic
A video of people speaking Old Icelandic, one of the main inspirations for the Dragon Language.
July 26, 2014 3
The 35th Rune
Discussion and conjecture on an untranslated rune in the dragon language font.
June 26, 2014 2
New Phrases
A place to invent new phrases in Dovahzul!
June 24, 2014 15
A Solution for Adverbs
An idea on how to introduce adverbs in a canon-friendly way.
June 15, 2014 3
Prima Games List & Canon
Discussion on Prima Games' online word list and new canon information
June 12, 2014 0
Dovahzul Numbers
Discussion on redoing spoken numbers in Dovahzul.
June 10, 2014 21
An Examination of Verb Endings
Taking a look at verbs across the canon and identifying common endings.
June 3, 2014 0
Dovahzul Subreddit
The Dovahzul subreddit on reddit.com.
May 29, 2014 2
New Canon Grammar
Details on a new possessive suffix and using the verb suffix -aan.
May 28, 2014 53
Constructed Languages
Any experience with constructed languages prior to Dovahzul (either your own or another language)?
May 19, 2014 11
On "Lost" and "Loost"
Discussion on correct usage of the verbs "lost" and "loost".
May 7, 2014 0
Contributor's Manual for Modern Words
Discussion on rules and guidelines for modern words.
April 18, 2014 17
New thoughts on grammar
Some recent thoughts and findings
March 25, 2014 3
[T][SD] The Priests of the Pale
The End Times are nigh. We must find a way to defeat this evil.
March 10, 2014 22
Idea for "-able" words
An idea for a new prefix that for words that end with "able".
March 8, 2014 4
The Song of the Dragonborn at the Swedish Grammis
Take a look at this awesome rendition!
February 20, 2014 0
Elder Scrolls: Online Discussion
Discussion about the upcoming Elder Scrolls MMO.
February 4, 2014 6
The Demise of the Suffix -von
A discussion on the rise, fall, and fate of the verb suffix -von.
January 18, 2014 8
Adverbs in Dovahzul
Discussion on adverbs - or rather the lack thereof!
January 12, 2014 1
Print Dictionary & Learning Dovahzul Guide
Discussion on future editions of the Print Dictionary and the Learning Dovahzul Guide.
January 7, 2014 11
Forum Rules & Guides
The forum rules, and how to use the Dragon Language in your posts.
November 30, 2013 0
[T][SD] A Long Way from the Mead
Adventurers have set off to rescue a kidnapped daughter from bandits. Join in on the adventure, and bring knee armor!
November 20, 2013 81
Tutor-Student Program
A permanent thread on the tutor-student program.
November 16, 2013 19
Translations
Ask how to say something in the Dragon Language, or offer a translation for someone's post.
November 14, 2013 20
Legendary Edition Guide and Translations
Translations from the Legendary Edition guide and the Dragonborn DLC.
October 15, 2013 15
Dovahzul Lesson Book
Looking for some people to look over and provide feedback on a lesson book!
August 22, 2013 11
Dragon Language Writing II
A thread for showing your writing in the Dragon Language.
August 18, 2013 9
Possessive Suffix "-ro"
Discussion on a possibly canon suffix.
August 1, 2013 3
Dragon Shout Recordings
Audio of Alduin, Paarthurnax, and other dragons using the Thu'um.
July 25, 2013 0
Steam Summer Sale
What are you playing?
July 11, 2013 0
Hamlet in Klingon
The famous "To Be Or Not To Be" monologue in Klingon.
July 3, 2013 1
Roleplay & Conversation Forum Rules
Please read this thread before posting to the Roleplay & Conversation forum.
June 22, 2013 0
The Apostrophe
Discussion on the apostrophe in Dovahzul.
May 30, 2013 4
Conlang - Algothri
Showing another conlang I'm working on.
May 7, 2013 3
Letter Names
Discussion on the in-language names for alphabet letters.
May 6, 2013 6
Dialogue
Discussion on translating Dragon Language dialogue from Skyrim.
April 24, 2013 11
"-dahk" Suffix Proposal
Discussion on the current "-dahk/-ahk" suffix.
April 23, 2013 11
Dragon Language Writing
Have you written or translated anything in the Dragon Language? Share it here!
April 16, 2013 17
Translations - antiph3djr
The project thread for antiph3djr and paarthurnax.
April 15, 2013 3
Name of the Dragon Language
A discussion on the internal/canonical name for the language.
April 14, 2013 16
Translation Guide - Britdur & theezra
A general guide on how to translate into the Dragon Language.
April 14, 2013 4
Most challenging part of the language?
Individual difficulties with learning the Dragon Language.
April 11, 2013 6
Exercise Booklet - ASTORKiT
The project thread for ASTORKiT and paarthurnax.
April 2, 2013 4
Translations - Britdur
The project thread for Britdur and paarthurnax.
March 25, 2013 12
Lesson 9: Listening - Ejobes20
The project thread for Ejobes20 and paarthurnax.
March 22, 2013 0
Writing - Nol
The project thread for Nol and paarthurnax.
March 19, 2013 0
Translations - theezra
The project thread for theezra and paarthurnax.
March 18, 2013 4
Community Projects
For students, post the finalized idea for your community project here!
March 17, 2013 0
Prima Official Game Guide
Discussion about the Dragon Language content in Prima's Skyrim Guide.
February 26, 2013 7