Arnesian is a language spoken in Arnes.



  • 1: on
  • 2: sessa
  • 3: ris
  • 4: tal
  • 5: nissa
  • 6: son
  • 7: vis
  • 8: volo
  • 9: vissa
  • 10: non


  • An — a flexible word; it means either I, a, or no, depending on the context
  • Anos (adj.) — eternal
  • Anoshe (n., excl.) — the closest thing to a farewell
  • Arenson (n.) — attendant, assistant
  • Arna (n.) — mistress, madam, term of respect
  • Ast (n.) — sun
  • Astral (v.) — to rise, prepare
  • Av (v) — day(s)
  • Aven (adj.) — blessed
  • Ayes (n.) — fields, pasture
  • Chas (n.) — faith
  • Era (adj.) — lost
  • Hals (n.) — land
  • Ir (prep.) — in
  • Is (art.) — the
  • Kir (adj.) — a vibrant red
  • Mas — me or my
  • Stras (n.) — waters
  • Tas (pro.) — you or your

Phrases and sayingsEdit

Phrase/saying Meaning
Alos mas en. Let me in.
An. No.
An esto. I'm coming.
Anesh An word of accord, akin to "sure."
Anoshe. Until next time.
As esher tan ves. an idiomatic expression, meaning "I hope you are well."
As esta marash. No.
An esto. All things are.
Avan Good evening or Hello.
Fal chas. Good luck.
Ir chas. Literally "in faith," an expression used to seal deals.
Ir chas era. Literally "in faith lost," an idiomatic expression meaning "sore loser."
Ise av eran. An idiomatic expression meaning "to each their secrets."
Kers? What?
Kers la? What's this?
Kes ile? Don't you agree? Akin to the French "N'est-ce pas?"
Mas aven. My goodness.
Mas marist My pleasure.
Priste ir Essen. Essen ir Priste. Power in Balance. Balance in Power.
Ras al! Conventionally "watch out," though literally it means "good see."
Rensa tav. Thank you.
Res naster. Good sir/gentleman.
Ser asina gose. You sound good.
Sha! Cool!
Skan. Nothing.
Solase. Apologies.
Sores nast.


Sleep well.
Stas reskon. Chasing danger.
Tac. A sound of scorn.
Tas enol. After you.
Tosa! Help!
Vas ir! "In peace," an idiomatic expression used as a casual good-bye.


  • Arnesian was partly inspired by Turkish.[3]


v · e · d


  1. A Darker Shade of Magic (Collector's Edition) — Arnesian Glossary
  2. A Gathering of Shadows, III: Changing Tides, II
  3. Language Inspirations