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User Info: th3warr1or

th3warr1or
9 years ago#1
Gwyn = White/Fair in Welsh/Cornish.
Bleidd = Wolf in the same language.

I thought it sounded Welsh (or rather, looked Welsh). Turns out that it actually is.

User Info: dee_jay

dee_jay
9 years ago#2
I tripped out when Joan of Arc was mentioned in the game.
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User Info: th3warr1or

th3warr1or
9 years ago#3
dee jay posted...
I tripped out when Joan of Arc was mentioned in the game.

When? And Joan isn't Welsh.

User Info: GLAMPIRE

GLAMPIRE
9 years ago#4
Yeah, loads of welsh in this game too. Being Welsh, it's great to hear in this game :)
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User Info: copaco

copaco
9 years ago#5
My mother has a degree in linguistics and when I was a kid she went to Wales to learn to speak Welsh. I loved all the names of the cities I learned when she came back. I believe she stayed primarily in Nant Gwrtheyrn.

User Info: th3warr1or

th3warr1or
9 years ago#6
GLAMPIRE posted...
Yeah, loads of welsh in this game too. Being Welsh, it's great to hear in this game :)

Can you speak it? I heard that less and less people are able to speak Welsh, especially the current generation?

User Info: cjjohnston

cjjohnston
9 years ago#7
Oh its a real language. I thought they were making random guttural sounds.
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User Info: HungryDog

HungryDog
9 years ago#8
Same, Welsh valley boy here, awesome to hear out accent and lingo in a game!

RDR had a short lived Welsh character called Welshy!
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User Info: Vojtass

Vojtass
9 years ago#9

Elder Speech is a language constructed by Andrzej Sapkowski. He used Welsh, English, Irish, Latin, French and Spanish. Nilfgaardian language is based on Elder Speech. Short dictionary:

http://witcher.wikia.com/wiki/Elder_Speech#A

 

User Info: dee_jay

dee_jay
9 years ago#10
th3warr1or posted...
dee jay posted...
I tripped out when Joan of Arc was mentioned in the game.

When? And Joan isn't Welsh.


It has nothing to do with the Welsh thing. Posted in the vein of factual trippy things in this game.
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