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Old 22nd October 2007, 02:45 AM   #70 (permalink)
Sephiroth
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Re: What Ajah would you be?

You're definitely in Ultima Thule, as far as the topic goes, although I seem to have followed you there.......

Apostrophes are fine when there's a valid linguistic reason for them, but most people just throw them around to make things look 'exotic'.

But in this case, since it's obviously inspired by the Arabic Shayṭān, an equivalent in the Qur'an to the Christian Devil.....it seems fair enough. Jordan's Old Tongue does use a fair few apostrophes. If they're glottal stops or something, though, where's the beef?

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