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Old Tongue in "The Wheel of Time"

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Old Tongue in The Wheel of Time game quiz
"This quiz about Robert Jordan's "The Wheel of Time" series of fantasy books will test your knowledge of Old Tongue. Phrases are taken from every book in the series. I provide the phrase and you provide the Old Tongue or vice versa. Enjoy!"

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1. In the "Eye of the World", Mat goes into a battle fever and calls out in Old Tongue. Which of the following is the correct translation of "Carai an Caldazar!"?
    For the honour of the Band of the Red Hand
    For the honour of the Rose of the Sun
    For the honour of the Red Eagle
    For the honour of Manetheren


2. Lan has a special name for Nynaeve which derives from the Old Tongue, meaning an impossible, or forsaken love. What is this name?
    Answer: (One Word)


3. Which of the following is best translated as "Web of Destiny"?
    ta'veren
    ter'angreal
    Tel'aran'rhiod
    ta'maral'ailen


4. What is the full name of the complex code by which Aiel live?
    cuendillar
    gai'shain
    ji'e'toh
    Daes Dae'mar


5. The political game of stategy that was create by the Aes Sedai and favoured by Cairheinin nobles is known as the Great Game, or the Game of Houses. What is its correct Old Tongue name?
    Djevik K'Shar
    Daes Dae'mar
    Cuendillar
    Tuatha'an


6. True or False: In Seanchan, women who can channel but are not yet damane are known as marath'damane, literally 'those who must be leashed', in Old Tongue.
    True
    False


7. What was the Old Tongue name given to the sapling of the Tree of Life which was given to Cairhein by the Aiel?
    Avendesora
    Avendoraldera
    Laman's Tree
    Laman's Throne


8. Which of the Forsaken's chosen names is the Old Tongue translation of 'Daughter of the Night'?
    Semirhage
    Graendal
    Lanfear
    Moghedien


9. A tricky one... what was the battle cry for the last reigning king of Manetheren?
    Carai an Damodred
    Carai an Manetheren
    Carai an Ellisande
    Carai an Caldazar


10. True or False: "Los Valdar Cuebiyari" was a battle cry from the War of the Shadow meaning "Forward the Red Eagle!"
    True
    False


11. One of Mat's favourite sayings (which is VERY relevant to him!) is "Time to toss the dice". How does he say this in Old Tongue?
    Muad'drin tia dar allende caba'drin rhadiem
    Sa souvraya niende misain ye
    Tia mi aven Moridin isiande vadin
    Dovie'andi se tovya sagain


12. Which is the correct spelling for the word meaning 'World of Dreams'?
    Tel'oran'reod
    Tel'aran'rhiod
    Tel'arran'rhiod
    Tell'arann'rheod


13. Here's an easy one. Faile's name is Old Tongue for what?
    Answer: (One Word)


14. Aiel warriors wear a coat and breeches in browns and greys that fade into the rocks of the Aiel Waste called the cadin'sor. What is the best translation of this?
    riding clothes
    working clothes
    fighting clothes
    dancing clothes


15. True or False: 'Far Dareis Mai'is the Old Tongue name for the Aiel society known as 'The Shield Maidens' or 'Maidens of the Shield'.
    True
    False


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Compiled Jun 28 12