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  1. Tecibbar

    Tecibbar Diabloii.Net Member

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    The meaning of names thread.

    I don't know if any threads like this was made before, I couldn't find any. This thread is where you share the knowledge on meaning of item name, npc name, etc.

    Being a native Chinese speaker, I found some items sounds chinese. But I couldn't figure out their meaning. I think "The Jade Tan Do" is a jade urn where you spit in.
     
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    Re: The meaning of names thread.

    Buriza Do Kyanon means "Blizzard Cannon" in Japanese.

    iirc Rixot's Keen is named after one of the developers.
     
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    Re: The meaning of names thread.

    Anyone remember the exceptional claymore aka Dacian Falx?
    Its unique is named "Bing Sz Wang" which means the king of Ice in Chinese.
     
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    Re: The meaning of names thread.

    I wouldn't be surprised if one of the chinese names translates to something like "M-4 with soup, please".
     
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    Re: The meaning of names thread.

    It sounds like Blizzard Cannon too, I wouldn't be surprised that it was a just typo.

    Oh, and why is the unique amazon bow called "lysander's aim"? lysander is blind.



     
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    Re: The meaning of names thread.

    The Breath of Life is what God breaths into the nostrils of the living.

    Breath of the Dying is obviously a play on that saying.

    sorry guys, that's all i could come up with, i only know English.
     
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    Re: The meaning of names thread.

    It is no typo, it is how "Blizzard Cannon" would be written in katakana.



     
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    Re: The meaning of names thread.

    Crainte Vomir means, roughly, "fear of being sick" in French....though I dont really see what that has to do with the sword, except maybe that it makes you so fast (IAS and FRW) that you make yourself sick :)
     
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    Re: The meaning of names thread.

    Code:
    [B][U]Guardian Naga[/U][/B]
    Naga
    One-Hand Damage: 43 to 142
    Durability: 15 of 26
    Required Strength: 121
    Required Level: 48
    Axe Class - Normal Attack Speed
    Item Version: 1.10+ Expansion
    Item Level: 87
    Fingerprint: 0xb76ba891
    +173% Enhanced Damage
    +20 to Maximum Damage
    Poison Resist +30%
    [B][I][U]+250 poison damage over 10 seconds[/U][/I][/B]
    Attacker Takes Damage of 15
    [B][I][U]5% Chance to cast Level 8 Poison Nova on striking[/U][/I][/B]
    
    Naga Etymology:

     
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    Re: The meaning of names thread.

    Pierre Tombale Couant

    Pierre Tombale = Tombstone in French. I don't know what Couant means tho :(
     
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    Re: The meaning of names thread.

    They call it a short sword because it is not as long as a long sword.
     
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    Re: The meaning of names thread.

    Djinn Slayer would mean genie slayer, since Djinn (or Jinn) is a genie in arabic folklore.

    Even though I wonder if Gerke's Sanctuary is a reference for Friedrich Gerke (the guy who revised the morse code), as there is a radio tower named after him.

    I wonder if Moser's Blessed Circle is named after Steinhaus–Moser notation :crazyeyes:
     
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    Re: The meaning of names thread.

    I believe zweihander (two handed sword) is German for two-handed.
     
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    Re: The meaning of names thread.

    Vex + Hel + El + Eld + Zod + Eth= Vheeze (it should be wheeze, but theres no rune with W), theres the meaning behind the rune composision.

    - D.J.



     
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    Re: The meaning of names thread.

    The translation on two-handed would be zweihändig.

    Zweihänder means two-hander. It usually means a two-handed sword.



     
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    Re: The meaning of names thread.

    some of the runes in the game become quite funny for a swede like me.

    Ko=cow
    Sol=sun
    El= electricity
    Eld=fire
    Tal= att hålla ett tal translation: to hold a speech
    Ort=place
    Hel= whole
    Mal= certain species of insect that eat clothes
    Lo= large wild cat species
    Sur= angry
     
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    Re: The meaning of names thread.

    I love Swedish meatballs.

    And these are pretty good too.



     
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    Re: The meaning of names thread.

    The unique dirk "The Diggler" is named after me.
     
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    Re: The meaning of names thread.

    OK, but please keep the lower half of your avatar picture out of these forums.
     

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