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Conlang Help

Post by KathTheDragon »

Ok, not so sure if this is the correct forum, but here goes.

Hey! I'm hoping you guys can give me a hand deciphering a conlang in the theme songs to two games. Whilst there is an official set of lyrics to one song, my own tentative transcription suggests that there it's not quite as correct as it could be. But anyway, I ramble. The two games in question are Myst III and IV. The language has an official name of Narani/Serani.

Myst III -

Myst IV -

Naturally, a translation would be helpful, but I'll warn you now that since this is very much not standard spoken language, it will be very paraphrased in the song.

Myst III theme
Tomahna, Edanna, Amateria, Voltaic, Narayan,
J'nanin, where the journey to learn the Art begins.

Narayan, my home;
Narayan, whose lattice tree is life;
I think of you with joy.
Keep my family safe;
Shelter the ones I love.

Tomahna, Edanna, Amateria, Voltaic, Narayan,
J'nanin, use what you have seen to unlock all that my Ages have to offer.

I will avenge your peril;
Remember my heart!

Tomahna! Edanna!
Amateria! Narayan!

Releeshahn! Annihilation!
I will avenge my Narayan!

Tomahna, Edanna, Amateria, Voltaic, Narayan,
J'nanin, breeding ground for lost souls...

So that you don't try translating what you don't need to, Tomahna, Edanna, Amateria, Voltaic, Narayan, J'nanin, and Releeshahn are all place names, most not even in Narani.

Well, I hope you're interested in tackling this. It's been unsolved for many years.


Kathryn Aveara.

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