Discussion in 'Team SANCTA' started by remake20, Nov 21, 2008.
Inner Sanctum seems a bit bland TBH.
Still, I have proposed The Capital for the capital and Cordus for the second city.
I've created a poll to help us decide whether we are using themes or not.
As promised, here are a list of some translated words. I tried to get words that would be easy to put together to make different city names, though I'm told that's not how Dutch works...anyway, it might work for us English speakers. All words are in their improper form (capitalized words are proper words in Dutch and should be capitalized at any point in a sentence).
secret = Geheime
underground = ondergrondse
confidential = vertrouwelijke
classified = ingedeeld
sanctuary = vrijplaats
city = stad
fort = Fort
production = productie
specialist = gespecialiseerde
financial = financiële
war = oorlog
great = veel
people = mensen
Some examples would be:
Inner City = Binnenstad (binnen-staad)
Production City = Productiestad (pro-ductie-staad)
Unit City = Eenheidstad (in-hide-staad)
Inner Sanctum = Binnenverpakkingen (binnen-ver-pakin-gen, "g" is like golf not like gym)
Fort War = Fortoorlog
These are just some examples. Personally, I think some of them are cool, but for the most part are are just too complicated for use in describing or identifying anything between members. Yeah, we'd basically have to learn how to spell and speak some dutch just to talk about our cities...I'm not interested in that!
That's why I suggested "The Krakhaus"...cause it's not dutch, but it looks like it and sounds English.
I don't really have any other input as to city names, I just want them to be cool!
well, I'm reasonably sure that if we did name them that way, we'd learn it pretty well.
1 Dutch translator reporting for duty
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Awesome, my friend turned out to be Danish so I used one of those translator sites. This proves again how terrible they are!
That's great...so we can just ignore that other post and goto you for answers. I'm glad we have a Dane here...are you familiar with Jeremy Clarkson?
I knew you couldn't resist, when we picked Willem.
Are you referring to me (I'm not aware of any other Danes on this team)?
Wow...how confusing. I meant dutch...but then the Clarkson refrence wouldn't have made sense...I think I was laughing on the inside at something and I just started typing. LOL.
Well, Dutch and Danish actually have a lot of similarities, and being a Dane knowing a little German, I can actually make some sense of written Dutch. (The spoken language is, as I learned on my last trip to Holland, fairly incomprehensible to non-native speakers, though)
So true, so true
And I think I can comprehend some Danish, I am sometimes able to guess what your msn nick means.
Dutch pronounciation is fairly unique though, I agree with that. It's nearly impossible to explain in English how some words should be pronounced.
If we're going with the tea theme here is one. "Earl Ninja" BTW W what's our pasword
Same as email password, warsawwasraw
Suggested name for city #3
White Peony (sugar and elephants)
I know peony is a flower....but i couldnt find anything closer to Pachy!
White Peony is good.
I'd also like to suggest: Jade Dew (it's in the jungle and has lots of rivers)
We need a name that city, and this thread'll do...
We are looking at founding cities 6 and 7 in about 7 turns, city 8 in 11-12 turns, and we hope to capture a barb city in that amount of time. So we do need about 4 city names.
We are looking at settling, in this order,
Light blue in the east (with gold and clams)
Southeast purple (if we don't have to replace Angle)
Eastern Green (that's from the settler in JD)
Capturing Angle (sometime roughly between t90 and t100)
My suggestions would be:
Jasmine Pearls, Imperial Gold, Golden Monkey, - Light blue/Gold City.
Dragon Tears, Jade Pogoda, - Purlple/corn+banana.
Sunburst, Monkey Picked, - Green/Wheat over there is our eastern most city, maybe the latter if we use GM for the light blue/gold city.
Wild Amber - Angle/pig+2*cow+corn+copper.
Thanks for this Krill!
Although - maybe something more... triumphant.... sounding for capturing Angle?
I'd vote along these lines also!
Wild Amber is pretty triumphant sounding IMO.
Separate names with a comma.