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Uth Bethas
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Australia
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Posted - 12 Sep 2018 :  03:54:32  Show Profile Send Uth Bethas a Private Message  Reply with Quote  Delete Topic
Hi all

Does anyone know of an Abyssal (as opposed to Infernal) translator or dictionary they can point me to?

Thanks!
UB

TBeholder
Master of Realmslore

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Posted - 13 Sep 2018 :  03:29:29  Show Profile Send TBeholder a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Since the Abyss has countless layers and inhabited by Chaotic and very uncooperative creatures, Abyssal inevitably spawns lots of dialects, that constantly diverge (and borrow from each other and everywhere else).
Which is why the locals tend to be misunderstood often. This only adds to their habitually foul attitude, of course.
IIRC this was in Faces of Evil.

People never wonder How the world goes round -Helloween
And even I make no pretense Of having more than common sense -R.W.Wood
It's not good, Eric. It's a gazebo. -Ed Whitchurch
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Ayrik
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Canada
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Posted - 13 Sep 2018 :  14:06:38  Show Profile Send Ayrik a Private Message  Reply with Quote
You might find more specific lexicons searching for the 2E Planescape-era names for these languages: baatezu, tanar'ri, and yugoloth.

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