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Ademic is the language spoken in Ademre. It is a form of communication used alongside the Adem sign language.

Known terms Edit

Term Meaning
Maedre The Flame, The Thunder, The Broken Tree[1]
visantha bandits[2]
freaht bite, punch[3]
sentin fighter[3]
Aesh Tempi uses it to say that he isn't injured.[4]
Ia Might mean "okay."[5]
Sceopa teyas "I am not speaking..."[6]
netinad Carceret claims that by teaching Kvothe Tempi has done this. It might mean "betrayal."[7]
Vashet The Hammer, The Clay, The Spinning Wheel[8]
skeeth Vashet calls Kvothe a "twiggy little skeeth," it could be an animal.[9]
Cethan someone who uses the art of the Ketan for mercenary work[10]
veh "I submit"[11]
Rhinta an evil thing in the shape of a man[12]
Atas the history of a sword[13]
Saicere to break, to catch, to fly[13]
Vaevin anger, but with connotations of vitality and lust[14]
Tempa iron, to strike iron, angry[15]
Tempi little iron[15]

References Edit

  1. The Name of the Wind, Chapter 7, "Of Beginnings and the Names of Things"
  2. The Wise Man's Fear, Chapter 78, "Another Road, Another Forest"
  3. 3.0 3.1 The Wise Man's Fear, Chapter 81, "The Jealous Moon"
  4. The Wise Man's Fear, Chapter 92, "Taborlin the Great"
  5. The Wise Man's Fear, Chapter 91, "Flame, Thunder, Broken Tree"
  6. The Wise Man's Fear, Chapter 109, "Barbarians and Madmen"
  7. The Wise Man's Fear, Chapter 111, "A Liar and a Thief"
  8. The Wise Man's Fear, Chapter 112, "The Hammer"
  9. The Wise Man's Fear, Chapter 113, "Barbarian Tongue"
  10. The Wise Man's Fear, Chapter 114, "His Sharp and Single Arrow"
  11. The Wise Man's Fear, Chapter 117, "Barbarian Cunning"
  12. The Wise Man's Fear, Chapter 124, "Of Names"
  13. 13.0 13.1 The Wise Man's Fear, Chapter 125, "Caesura"
  14. The Wise Man's Fear, Chapter 127, "Anger"
  15. 15.0 15.1 The Wise Man's Fear, Chapter 128, "Names"


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