Mando'a Lesson Number 1Mando'a Lesson Number 15 years ago in Reviews & Guides More Like This
Mando'a Lesson 1
My name is Ner gai _______
Your name is
Mando'a Lesson Number 2Mando'a Lesson Number 25 years ago in Reviews & Guides More Like This
Mando'a Lesson 2
Mando'a Lesson 10Mando'a Lesson 10Mando'a Lesson 105 years ago in Reviews & Guides More Like This
I want to center this post around verbs (conjugating and tenses and the like) because I haven't focused on them the way I should have with the other lessons. Since I was learning myself, it was a lot easier to start with nouns, and learn to rattle those off first, instead of slowly building sentences and workable conversation.
The lesson will be in regular text, I will put round brackets around notes from me, and square brackets around direct "lesson quotes" from Karen Traviss' Grammar Guide. (Which of course, can be found on her webpage, and I highly recommend reading it.)
Similar to most European languages, Mando'a verbs end in either ar, er, ir, or, or ur. Removing the r from the verb produces the stem.
(This is something I think I was forgetting when I tried to conjugate my verbs in previous lessons. Oh, how fun it is to teach oneself. KT could probably make a fortune offering a cla
Mando'a Lesson 3Mando'a Lesson 35 years ago in Reviews & Guides More Like This
Mando'a Lesson 3
Older Brother/Sister Ori'vod
Baby (under 3)
Mando'a Lesson 6Mando'a Lesson 6Mando'a Lesson 65 years ago in Reviews & Guides More Like This
To Count Soletar
Mando'a Lesson 8Mando'a Lesson 85 years ago in Reviews & Guides More Like This
Mando'a Lesson 8
RotSW: Honor Guard excerptRotSW: Honor Guard excerpt8 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
Rage of the Shadow Warriors Honor Guard
By Corran Fett
THIS IS AN EXCERPT, ONLY WITH THE PROLOGUE AND CHAPTER 12. YOU CAN READ THE FULL STORY IN THE PDF VERSION.
With the Mandalorians:
Atross; Mandalorian supercommando, explosives expert (male Togorian)
Kharritokh of clan Bakh'tor; Mandalorian supercommando, martial arts expert (male Noghri)
Ronan Barec; Mandalorian supercommando, ex-special forces sniper (male human)
Boba Fett; Mandalore and bounty hunter (male human)
Grimes; Mandalorian supercommando, explosives expert (male human)
Trynic Jatt; Mandalorian supercommando, tactician (male Devaronian)
Ara Norvath; Mandalorian supercommando (female human)
Fell Tagren; Mandalorian soldier (male human)
Katin 'Thor' Tyark; Mandalorian supercommando, pilot (male human)
Ayden Stone; Mandalorian supercommando (male human)
With the Yuuzhan Vong:
Nas Choka; warmaster (mal
The Emperor's Wrath: Chapter 1: KorribanThe Emperor's Wrath: Chapter 1: Korriban1 month ago in Sci-Fi More Like This
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away….
The Old Republic
The Emperor’s Wrath
The SITH EMPIRE tightens its grip on the galaxy. The Galactic Republic and its Jedi defenders lie weakened and vulnerable after the Empire’s successful military campaign.
With a fragile peace negotiated, the Empire sends all potential Sith to undergo cruel and deadly trials at its Academy on the harsh planet of Korriban.
Today, one of the Empire’s most promising young warriors has been secretly summoned by an influential overseer to face the dark side trials much sooner then expected….
PART 1: TRIALS TO APPRENTICESHIP
Zorn looked down upon that vast desert world that was to be his new home until he was selected to become an apprentice to a Lord of the Sith or a Sith who held the title of “Darth.” Unless, of course, one of the many acolytes that were down on Korriban’s harsh environment killed him at an area that would make
Mando'a Lesson 11Mando'a Lesson 115 years ago in Reviews & Guides More Like This
Mando'a Lesson 11
Happy - Briikase
Hate Or'parguur (VERB)
Love Kar'taylir Darsuum (VERB)
To See Haa'taylir
To Smell - Klesir
To Hear - Susulur
To Taste - Isirir
To Feel Aalar
How are you? Me'vaar ti gar?
I am happy. Ni [cuy] briikase.
I feel angry. Ni aala kaden.
Mando'a Lesson 7Mando'a Lesson 75 years ago in Reviews & Guides More Like This
Mando'a Lesson 7
Sorry (I eat my insult) N'eparavu takisit
Sorry (I kneel) [groveling] Ni ceta
Flames of Old Chapter 1Flames of Old Chapter 13 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
Flames of Old Chapter 1
Game: SWTOR, with hints of KOTOR
Characters: Sith Warrior x3, Sith Inquisitor
Disclaimer: SWTOR, KOTOR [c] Bioware, LucasArts; Viile [c]darthgamer96, used with permission
Korriban: ancient homeworld of the Sith, now their training ground. Many citizens of the Empire have come through this planet on their way to becoming ranking Lords of the SIth or simply ending up as food for the various animals that infest Korriban's surface. It's a planet of darkness, it's a planet of shadows, and it's a planet that Darth Revan, now Serea Apostolia, has visited many times in the past. The first time was during the Mandalorian Wars and was part of what started her journey towards falling to the dark side again. Now, she is here as a Sith but not as a darkside user. Instead she is one of the many loyal Sith of the Empire who use the lightside to push the Empire towards a greater good.
Part of this greater good involves why she's here. By command of the E
Mando'a Lesson 9Mando'a Lesson 95 years ago in Reviews & Guides More Like This
Mando'a Lesson 9
Mando'a Lesson 12Mando'a Lesson 12Mando'a Lesson 125 years ago in Reviews & Guides More Like This
On Time jat'ca'nara
Week - Ray'ture
What time is it? Tion ca'nara [cuy] ibic?
When are we meeting? Tion'tuur mhi urcie?
Sigil (Symbol on Armour) Aliik
Revan's ChallengeThere is no passion. There is no passion. There is no passion. Thereisnopassion. Thereisnopassion.Revan's Challenge8 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
Then where on the fracking hairy arse of a wookie was her serenity??
Aniki hurled another rock into the gentle waves of the Rakatan sea, the light splash mocking the turmoil that simmered in her chest. Her eyes followed the fiery streaks that lit up the night sky smaller pieces of the Star Forge and countless Sith and Republic ships burning up as they struck the small planets atmosphere. Oblivious to the chaos in the sky, and in the core of the lone Jedi whose toes were barely within reach, the sea moved calmly, a slow, peaceful rhythm rising with the new tide, drawn and directed by the compressed mass of death and metal above.
The crimson streaks above flickered across the dark, bowed head of Aniki Revan, Dark Lord of the Sith, smuggler, Jedi,
Mando'a Lesson 15Mando'a Lesson 155 years ago in Reviews & Guides More Like This
Mando'a Lesson 15
Olarom! Ner gai Linzero. Jate'urcyce gar. Ni dala. Ni Tay'haai. Ni borari ti solegote, bal ni ori Ka'ra Akaane cuar'tomade.
Ni gana t'ad vode bal nu'ni kartayli. Ni gana munit daryc gemas bal daryc sur'haiie. Ni skotah bal nuh'la.
Ner beskar'gam sale racin ge'tal bal ne'tra. Ni juri solus beskad bal solus tracy'uur. Ner yaim pirebu suumpir bal bic ciryc vaii ni oyacyi. Ni emmuri nuhoyir, epar agol, bal piru gal.
Welcome! My name is Linzero. It's good to meet you. I am a woman. I am a Librarian. I work with computers and I am a big Star Wars Fan.
I have two siblings and I am not married. I have long brown hair and brown eyes. I am short and funny.
My armour colours are pale red and black. I car
Mando'a Lesson 13Mando'a Lesson 13 "Opposites"Mando'a Lesson 135 years ago in Reviews & Guides More Like This
Up Laam Down Daab
East Abesh West Wasuur
North Gaht South Ka'gaht
Right Staabi Left Payt
Happy Briikase Sad Trikar'la
Angry Kaden Calm Udesla
Mando'a Lesson 5Mando'a Lesson 5Mando'a Lesson 55 years ago in Reviews & Guides More Like This
SW: Kaira, The Grand InquisitorSW: Kaira, The Grand Inquisitor2 years ago in Sci-Fi More Like This
Commandant Aira-ty Nokta watched as the Jedi captive took another solid punch in the jaw from her Storm Commandos. This wasn't her first interrogation, in the past months since the fall of the Republic and the formation of the Galactic Empire she'd conducted dozens of these interrogations on Jedi and other enemies of the Empire. This was just like any other.
With another blow to the woman's gut, Aira-ty walked forwards, her men stepping aside, one of them lifting the Jedi's head up by her fur to meet her gaze.
“This doesn't have to continue.” Aira-ty said gently, looking into the bothan's eyes. “Tell us what we want to know, and we'll end this.”
The bothan's eyes blazed defiantly as she gazed at Aira-ty hatefully, her jaw remaining shut.
“Keep it up, but don't break her jaw. We need her to talk.” Aira-ty said with a sigh as she stepped back again and let the pair of Storm Commandos resume their ministrations as she leaned against the wall and continu
SW: Remember Who You AreSW: Remember Who You Are2 years ago in Sci-Fi More Like This
Hanabi followed after her Master hurriedly, catching up to him as he walked briskly through the halls of the Imperial Palace.
“You made her mad again.” she stated worriedly.
The Grand Inquisitor said nothing as she followed after him and so she pressed further.
“You could try being gentler.”
“Why?” he asked somberly. “It won't do her any good.”
“But it will at least show that you care!” protested Hanabi as they continued. “She thinks you've completely abandoned who you used to be!”
The Grand Inquisitor snorted in apparent amusement. “Oh? And who are you referring to?”
“Kahan.” she stated candidly.
He froze in mid-stride, coming to a stop. Hanabi stopped as well, feeling her heart race as he turned to look at her, his blue gaze boring into her silvery eyes.
“What have I told you about using that name?”
“It's who you are!” Hanabi said defiantly.
“No, it's who I wa
Mando'a Lesson 14Mando'a Lesson 14Mando'a Lesson 145 years ago in Reviews & Guides More Like This
This lesson is going to focus on adjectives and adverbs, because I've only been tossing in descriptive words occasionally throughout these lessons. (And it was harder to create that I realized it would be. Forget learning new languages, I may have to go back to school to relearn my English!)
Like the lesson on verbs, the lesson will be in regular text, round brackets will surround notes from me, and square brackets will be around direct "lesson quotes" from Karen Traviss' Grammar Guide. (Which can be found on her webpage, and I highly recommend downloading it for personal use.)
(Working from a list of common English adjectives and adverbs, I have compiled these lists I will have obviously missed words in the dictionary, please just bear with me.)
[Adjectives and adverbs are formed by the addition of the suffix -la or -yc, depending on which makes pronunciation easier. There is only one form of the adjecti
CIS vs GAR WarshipsCIS Warships vs. Republic warshipsCIS vs GAR Warships7 years ago in Philosophy & Perspectives More Like This
The Republic seems to have the advantage in capital ship combat, but the CIS has some equalizing advantages.
Many of the CIS warships are designed for mass production, and were designed for business scores not a full scale war. Many of the CIS leaders were cheap, and wouldnt spend the money for a traditional fleet. Only the Providences seem to be specifically designed for combat. The Lukrehulks are simply converted freighters with VERY strong shields and some turbolaser offensive capability., but with the sheer number of Turbolasers and the shield power added, with the fighter and troop compliment, a Lucrehulk is much a more battle-worthy ship than a carrier like a Venator (why it takes a flotilla to take them down). That's not bad at all for a converted ship, isn't it The Recusants are mass-produced destroyers. The Munificents are originally used to harass worlds heavily in debt, guard treasure vaults, and transfer finan
KotOR: The Long Road Led HereThe Long Road Led HereKotOR: The Long Road Led Here7 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
There she was again: that young Jedi woman. Battle raged around her, and one by one, her companions fell until only she and three others remained. And that was when they saw her: Revan. The Dark Lady wheeled around and stretched out her hand, deftly crushing the trachea of one of the Jedi within her invisible iron grip. The young one with the smooth alabaster face gave a start as she watched her friend choke to death. Revan flicked her wrist, and the Knight she held fast in her Force choke slammed into a wall and sank to the floor, lifeless. Revan allowed herself a sneer of contemptuous pride as the three remaining Jedi inched closer to her. She held the crimson blade of her lightsaber diagonally across her chest, both protecting herself and taunting her enemies.
Come to play, Jedi? she scoffed, her voice s
SW: Serious BusinessAira-ty skidded into cover alongside Captain Jesp and the rest of the men. She glanced around at them quickly, everyone seemed to be here: Jesp, Jaster, Joker, Shiny, Chatter, Sly, Cube, Gallant, Hooligan and Lucky were all here. She felt guilty finding these ten clones special against the thousands of others that served with the 13th Assault Corps but they were to her. Her five Wolf Pack members and the five Wild Card BARC troopers made up her own little cadre within the 13th Corps.SW: Serious Business1 year ago in Flash Fiction & Vignettes More Like This
“We're all set Commander.” Jesp said.
Aira-ty glanced over at at Jaster who nodded, confirming his fellow captain's assessment. Her ten man team was in a flanking position on an enemy strong-point comprising multiple repeating blasters and heavy laser emplacements that were holding up the 13th's advance through the canyon. The rims of the canyon were heavily covered with enemy triple A and so unless the Aegis Fleet in orbit wanted to level the canyon, they had to do this the old fashioned way.
Hymn of the FoolIf I were a wise man,Hymn of the Fool5 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
If I was a sage.
I'd live my life not by years,
But the moments that I age.
And if I were a soldier,
If I was that brave.
I'd live my life not by kills,
But the people I had saved.
And if I were a ruler,
If I was a king.
I'd live my life not by my coffers,
But the songs my people sing.
And if I were a priest,
If I was that holy.
I'd live my life not by a book,
But the outcasts who would know me.
Alas, I am a fool.
So let me be naive.
Yet I live my life as all four,
Because I can believe.
-Copyright Andrew Szczecinski