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  5. "Rytsas arlī!"

"Rytsas arlī!"

Translation:Hello again!

August 5, 2017



Well, in Westeros is a good sing to see someone else again! Who knows, probably in the next book/season that person will dissapear and you can't say to that person "hello" anymore!


That's very true. Kirine iksan (I am pleased) to see this =)


If the word already ends with a lengthened letter, then how do you determine if it's supposed to be the word by itself or the word and something else.


There are rules for this, which I have been meaning to write up for the wiki for a while now. There is at least a chance that I will finally do it tonight, as I have started assembling notes for the article.


Can you send the full link so that I can copy it into my computer? I am not allowed to go to links on this device. Thank you :)


That isn't how High Valyrian works. Unfortunately, there are rules for some things, but not for others. For example "You are" in High Valyrian is "Iksaa" (with the macron on the a, but this doesn't mean it means "And you are" for example. High Valyrian is a tough language, but keep going and maybe write down the different nouns and translations, and it should eventually start to click. I hope that helps. Let me know if you have any other questions.


How do you pronounce the I with the line over it?


The i without the line is like the English "ee" sound. The ī with the line, is the same, but held a bit longer. So like... say: i = beat, ī = bead (if you are a native English speaker, say "beat, bead, beat, bead" over and over, and you will find you hold the vowel longer in "bead" than in "beat.")

See https://incubator-testbed.duolingo.com/skill/hv/Basics-1 and http://wiki.dothraki.org/High_Valyrian_Phonology for more.

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