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This is a list of all topics mentioned or seen in The Stormlight Archive.

A[edit]

From Oathbringer[edit]

aboshi
Shin honorific for a divinity[1]
Adoda
root word of Adolins name, meaning 'light'[1] Adodal and Adodan were suggestions from Ishal
afah'liki
Unkalaki for spren?[2]
ali'i'kamura
Unkalaki for a particular spren?[2]
ana'kai
Unkalaki cuss?[3]
aven begah
something Ahu says to Dalinar[4]

C[edit]

From Oathbringer[edit]

chortana
pejorative for woman?[5]
cremhole
cuss for mouth[6]

D[edit]

drynets
a sailors curse word[7]
duelmaster
the official at a duel?
dunnard
insult relating to dun spheres?[8][9]

From Oathbringer[edit]

deevy
word meaning cool - 40, 117, 120
disclike animals
some kind of crab/crustacean[1]

G[edit]

gancho
gloombringer
glories within
a Shin curse [10][11]
gon
greenvine
A pejorative for raw recruits.[12]

From Oathbringer[edit]

glyphic radicals
I-2

H[edit]

Hapron Street
the street imagined by the beggar in Kasitor[13]
heterochromatic
should probably be an external redirect
highjudge
A lighteyed woman? who acts as kind of a referee and moderator at official duels. Only her word counts in the arena.[14] She begins and ends a duel.[15]
Herdies
That's what Lopen calls the slaves, bridgemen and such people[16]
holetental
"Is of the holetental. For him only," Rock told the others about Kaladin's skills[17] Possibly refers to the Knights Radiant.

From Oathbringer[edit]

Haravingian
a type of sword in Feverstone Keep[18]
Highmarshal
title

I[edit]

Parap-shenesh-idi
glyphs used to spell Parshendi in the Stormwarden's script[19]

J[edit]

jesel
day
jesesach
date
jesesan
date
jeseses
date

K[edit]

kukori
Presumably a Shin word (meaning yet unknown). Szeth used it once. He said, "You speak like a kukori."[10]

L[edit]

lakefish
any fish from the Purelake[12]
lavis polyp?
ledgerworm

M[edit]

mancha
herdazian greeting[12][20]
moonheight

From Oathbringer[edit]

mafah'liki
Unkalaki word
moolie
mossing
using firemoss-redirect to firemoss?[21]

N[edit]

nanha
A polite title used in front of the name of a married darkeyed woman, like "Mrs." in English. In this case, the word should be capitalized. It appeared several times in Kaladin's flashback chapter "The Butcher".[22] Elhokar also used "nanha" to call Lopen's mother.[23]
(Elhokar calls Lopen's mother 'nanha' but I don't think it's her name (even she's Herdazian and not Alethi): see Alethi and there: Nanha. ** Meg (talk) 20:16, 15 April 2014 (UTC) **)
Nar street
[24] Need to actually add info to redirect target

From Oathbringer[edit]

naco
Nar
Alethi name suffix meaning "like unto"[25]

P[edit]

prestorm

From Oathbringer[edit]

penhito
121
proto-Thaylo-Vorin
I-2
Passion of Mercy
singer clemency[26]

Q[edit]

; quq: trailing syllable in Tigzikk's name[27]

R[edit]

Rener's miracle
a highstorm put out a fire[28]
researchpair
riddens

From Oathbringer[edit]

Rekher
glyph[25]
rocksplitter
makework - 46

S[edit]

shalashian
shellheads
skullbearer
skullplate
stormblessings
stormcoat
stormlands
stormleavings
stormpause
stormshield
stormshutter
stormtop
stormwagon
heavy sheltered wagons
stormwall
change redirect to subsection and bold?
Stormwarden
People who predict the weather
stormwarden script
featured on some art
stormward
eastward
Stonewalker
A Shin curse on those that walk on stone.[29] Is commonly used by Szeth to merely refer to those who are not Shin.

From Oathbringer[edit]

stormwood
driftwood from highstorms[30]
Shin Thoroughbreds
[31]

T[edit]

tana
part of the Unkalaki term "tana'kai"? "is like a king, but more"[20][32][33]
Tet
A Veden honorific denoting "second son"
trailman
"Trailman's flute" [34]

From Oathbringer[edit]

tidereader
a mystic oracle in Iri[35]
tuanalikina
Unkalaki phrase - fourth son or younger[12][2]
Thaylen high admiral
[36]

U[edit]

From Oathbringer[edit]

Uma'ami tukuma mafah'liki
Unkalaki phrase of respect towards spren[2]

V[edit]

Vathahese
Vathah's grunts, Shallan learned "to interpret those, which was essential to speaking Vathahese."[37]
vesture?
virture
vizier
a minister of Azir, wikipedia: Vizier
vizierate
the ruling class of Azir -- make sure word is in section and bold?

From Oathbringer[edit]

Venar
someone Shallan makes up in retort to Adolin[38] redirect to shallan and mention in page?
Viim cachi eko
phrase said by Evi[39]

W[edit]

warleader
warpair
winehouse
lighteyes wine bar

From Oathbringer[edit]

Word of Passion
[40]

Y[edit]

From Oathbringer[edit]

Yezier princess

Notes[edit]

  1. a b c Oathbringer chapter 106#
  2. a b c d Oathbringer chapter 37#
  3. Oathbringer chapter 18#
  4. Oathbringer chapter 88#
  5. Oathbringer chapter 121#
  6. Oathbringer chapter 40#
  7. Words of Radiance chapter 31#
  8. Words of Radiance chapter 47#
  9. Words of Radiance chapter 53#
  10. a b The Way of Kings interlude I-6#
  11. Words of Radiance interlude I-10#
  12. a b c d Words of Radiance chapter 12#
  13. The Way of Kings interlude I-5#
  14. Words of Radiance chapter 56#
  15. The Way of Kings chapter 58#
  16. The Way of Kings chapter 59#
  17. The Way of Kings chapter 73#
  18. Oathbringer chapter 56#
  19. Words of Radiance chapter 52#
  20. a b Words of Radiance chapter 46#
  21. Oathbringer chapter 41#
  22. The Way of Kings chapter 25#
  23. Words of Radiance chapter 87#
  24. Words of Radiance chapter 43#
  25. a b Oathbringer chapter 52#
  26. Oathbringer chapter 122#
  27. The Way of Kings interlude I-9#
  28. Words of Radiance interlude I-12#
  29. The Way of Kings prologue#
  30. Oathbringer interlude I-1#
  31. Oathbringer chapter 10#
  32. Words of Radiance chapter 45#
  33. Words of Radiance chapter 61#
  34. The Way of Kings chapter 57#
  35. Oathbringer chapter 16#
  36. Oathbringer chapter 107#
  37. Words of Radiance chapter 48#
  38. Oathbringer chapter 21#
  39. Oathbringer chapter 66#
  40. Oathbringer chapter 120#
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