Realms Lexicon - Letter D

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  • Dajarrlith [da-JAR-lith]
    (n.)
    Common
    Region: Amn
    Usage: current
    - A wine produced in eastern Amn.
    - Orange in color; like Fire on the tongue; spicy aroma and aftertaste.
    - Good for masking the scent and taste of poisons and addictive substances.

    From Eye On the Realms: The Flame Door, Dungeon #173, December 2009.

    Used in a sentence:
    "This year's dajarrlith is all of it bought out. Wherefore send buyers east to Selgaunt and west to Urmlaspyr. Buy the older vintages and return with all haste. Slay no one who follows you unless the opportunity is ripe."


    Dardrane [DAR-drane]
    (n.)
    Common
    Region: Faerûn
    Usage: current (bards; sages)
    - The life story, thus far, of a still-living mortal.

    From Eye On the Realms: The Enchanted Paintings of Manyshields Hall, Dragon #408, February 2012.

    Used in a sentence:
    "There is more than one dardrane of Ostramagarus the merchant. He commissions a new one each winter and pays bards to sing it far and wide after the roads thaw."


    Dark Documents
    (n.)
    Common
    Region: Heartlands (Cormyr)
    Usage: current
    - The name for internal security records kept by the Wizards of War.

    From Eye On the Realms: Xraunrarr Shall Triumph, Dragon #406, December 2011.

    Used in a sentence:
    "Unless granted permission by a member of the royal family or the Mage Royal, not even the Royal High Scribe of the Realm may peruse Dark documents."

    Darth [DAR-th]
    (n.)
    Common
    Region: Sembia
    Usage: current
    - Neighborhood.
    A corruption of darthan: approx. 139 DR, Chondath, Chondathan darthan --> 380 DR Chancelgaunt colony (modern day Selgaunt) and Chondathan colony (modern day Saerloon) --> 913 DR, Sembia, Common darth.

    From Melvos Hammerstars, Part Two. Wizards of the Coast website (via RealmsHelps.net). Accessed 5/30/21.

    Used in a sentence:
    "Much like other darths in Saerloon, the Windhowl is packed with tallhouses pressed against each other like books on a shelf. One may be forgiven for mistaking the spires and statues along the rooftops for braying undead. These ornamentations twist the shore breeze into a cacophony of hostile sound the unfortunate Windhowl residents cannot help but hear.


    Darthan [DAR-than]
    (n.)
    Chondathan
    Region: Chondath
    Usage: current
    - Neighborhood.
    - A familiar small, specific locale.
    - Any group of dwellers understood to have fled disaster or conflict together.

    From @TheEdverse. Twitter. https://twitter.com/TheEdVerse/status/1398845163129262082. Accessed 5/30/21.

    Used in a sentence:
    "Having grown tired of plague and conflict, many darthans within Chondath pooled their coins to charter vessels for a perilous voyage across the Sea of Fallen Stars and the chance at a new life in the fast growing colony of Chancelgaunt."
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