Pronunciation Guide

A guide on how to pronounce character and place names in Sand Dancer:

Characters

  • Alistar/Ali: Al-Ee-Star/Al-Ee
  • Amin: Ah-Min
  • Aniya: Ah-Nee-Yah
  • Baddar: Bah-Dar
  • Bahri: Bah-Ree
  • Barahn: Bah-Rarn
  • Cyrus: Cy-Roose
  • Dahn: Darn
  • Darian: Dah-Ree-An
  • Dustan: Dust-An
  • Falkner: Falk-Ner
  • Farzad: Far-Zard
  • Fez: Fez (Like Sez)
  • Gareth: Gah-Reth
  • Garr: Gar (Like Car)
  • Hana: Han-nah
  • Hiram: Here-Ram
  • Iman: Im-Man
  • Jonan: Joe-Nan
  • Kamran: Cam-Ran
  • Khaled: Cal-Led
  • Karina: Kah-Reen-Ah
  • Kasara: Kah-Sara
  • Leila: Lee-Lah
  • Luna: Loon-Nah
  • Malik: Mah-Lek
  • Marek: Mah-Rek
  • Mina Hawker: Mee-Nah Hawk-Er
  • Nazim: Nah-Zeem
  • Qareem: Kah-Reem
  • Rais: Raise
  • Rajesh/Raj: Rah-Jesh/Rah-J
  • Ravel: Rav-El
  • Reinhart: Rain-Heart
  • Saeed: Sai-Yeed
  • Salasar: Sal-Ah-Zar
  • Samira: Sah-Meera
  • Talin: Tal-In
  • Tira: Tear-Ra
  • Tamina: Tah-Mee-Nah
  • Vida: Vee-Dah
  • Wulfhart: Wolf-Heart
  • Zahir: Zah-Here
  • Zavar: Zah-Var

Locations

  • Arlent: Ar-Lent (Like Bent)
  • Darasus: Da-Ras-Us
  • Duslands: Dus-Lands
  • Enais: En-Ay
  • Fellbani: Fell-Ban-Ee
  • Gaisland: Guys-Land
  • Grenai: Gren-Eye
  • Hartnor: Heart-Nor
  • Harvera: Harr-Vera
  • Khalbad: Cal-Bad
  • Myryn: Murr-Rin
  • Neu Bosa: New Bo-Sah
  • Rhaeshaba: Ray-Shab-A
  • Sandair: San-Die-Air
  • Saraani: Sah-Rar-Nee
  • Sandsea: Sand-Sea
  • Solands: So-Lands
  • Solus: So-Lus
  • Xanzir: Zan-Zhir

Other

  • Arlbond: Arl-Bond (Bond as in James Bond)
  • Bondrite: Bond-Right
  • Djharn: Juh-Harn
  • Enaibond: En-Ay-Bond
  • Fellbond: Fell-Bond
  • Gai: Guy
  • Helbond: Hell-Bond
  • Khalbond: Cal-Bond
  • Lune: Loon
  • Lunei: Loon-Eye
  • Lurrite: Luh-Right
  • Myrbond: Murr-Bond
  • Rahn: Rarn
  • Rhaesbond: Rays-Bond
  • Sahn: Sarn
  • Solara: So-Lar-Ah
  • Solaran: So-Lar-An
  • Sanstrider: San-Strider
  • Sarabond: Sah-Rah-Bond
  • Sorrite: Sor-Right
  • Sorran: Sor-Ran
  • Xanbond: Zan-Bond