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Glossary

Note: This is a work-in-progress. As more chapters come, introducing more words, more words will be added. In addition, some words may be changed at the author's discretion. This glossary should be a guide, however, to help understand the foreign words of the chapters in their current state. Other descriptions, more detailed definations, and pronunciations will appear in the glossary in the future.

UNITS OF MEASUREMENT

Inklet = approximately an inch; slightly less comparitively
Cartra = a little more than a yard
Quartra = a quarter cartra
Macktra = equivalent to miles
Ticuit = second
Mitract = minute
Nuor = hour
Halo = day
Chaft = month
Rev = Year

SLANG WORDS

Drael = Azian underworld; Hell
Drav = similar to damn in usage
Kefkil = a type of weed that grows out of dung
Eonik = an insulting slur for a weakling
Graff = equivalent to "fuck"
Prod - short for Prodigy
Reg = slang-term for non-Prodigies
Kin = Telekinetic
Green = Telepathic
Ghost = Prodigy with the fugue ability

OTHER WORDS

Ak = "son of" - similar to "junior," it is added to the end of a name when a boy is named after his father; e.g. Maddock Traz-ak literally translates as "Son of Maddock Traz." In Alban society, it is considered a great honor for a son to receive his father's name.
Sei = sir, a term of respect
Tir = a title for one who has not taken the monk's oaths in the Wirksind Abbey
Tigh-Albans = The primary race on Albatraz, a cross-breed of Albans and Zan
Keurs = One of the Clans of Alba; they occupy most of the Yulkeur Forest, and are a savage race, further divided into clans of their own, often at war with each other and unforgiving of those who invade their territory
Novate = student
Birna = An ancient Azian greeting that is still used today in some parts of Albatraz
Classia = an alcoholic drink