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Tau Empire water caste members

Tau Lexicon

Based initially on this Tau-English dictionary, this repository will contain all canon instances of the Tau language for reference.

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Tau - Definition Tags References
Al N structure, organization   DA↗
Al A small   DA↗
Aloh A cold temperature DA↗
An A location (as in ‘the place of union’ ‘An’lissera’)   DA↗
Anuk N bird animal DA↗
Ar A high, both in altitude and respect/morals/etc.   DA↗
Ar’Cea P ‘High Ones,’ Eldar race, eldar DA↗
Au N age, era, period of time time DA↗
Aun A ethereal, celestial caste DA↗
Aun N Ethereal caste DA↗
Au’taal P ‘time of salvation’, a tau sept world sept, planet, place DA↗
B N a shepherd   DA↗
B V to shepherd   DA↗
Bap A lost   DA↗
Be’Gel P Orks, including all subspecies, as a race race, orks DA↗
Bentu’sin P ‘Wise-gifted Ones,’ Demiurg race, Demiurg DA↗
B’kak N ‘Sand Herder’, shepherd of sand creatures?   DA↗
B’nim N tau pastry food DA↗
Bork’an P a tau sept world sept, planet, place DA↗
Cal A hard   DA↗
Cal’rotaa N ‘Rotating Object,’ wheel   DA↗
Caor A many-legged   DA↗
Cea A civilized   DA↗
Cea N ones, as in a group of people, usually a civilization   DA↗
Cha N purpose, cause   DA↗
Che N electricity, plasma, energy (as in ‘energy weapon’) weapon DA↗
Che’lel N ‘Energy Beam’, lightning   DA↗
Co A not   DA↗
Co’T N but   DA↗
Cyr N cycle   DA↗
Cyr A cyclic   DA↗
D A twin, as in a pair of   DA↗
Da A dark, in appearance or intent   DA↗
Dak N point, as in the end of   DA↗
Dak’e N ‘Sharp Point’, a blade of some sort weapon DA↗
Dak’e’shi A ‘Long Sharp Point’, a long blade weapon DA↗
Dal A different, varying   DA↗
Dal’yth P ‘Different Faces’, a tau sept world sept, planet, place DA↗
Dao V to accept, receive   DA↗
Da’ya N dark sphere   DA↗
Dec N tau equivalent to a hour, one tau dec is 1.5 Terran hours time DA↗
Demlok N canyon place DA↗
Dol N rifle, or any ranged weapon weapon DA↗

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