Word of the Day 2/28 – dhu

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dhu

dhu (ðu)


n. a weapon, especially a spear, javelin, or other weapon with a point; the letter representing the sound /ð/ in the Sagruse alphabet.

Related Terms

shra a sword
shrev a knife or dagger
tsad a club or cudgel
eraz a gun, firearm
culaen a bow

Notes

The word dhu (ðu) is the word for a generic weapon in Suvile, but it also refers to pointed weapons, such as spears, javelins, and pikes, though, strangely, not to swords. Also strangely, none of the common terms for different types of weapons are derived from dhu.