History MeaningfulName / VisualNovels

18th Sep '16 8:03:18 AM Mt
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-->'''Ambrosia:''' On Virgo Island, we earn our names through our characteristics, deeds, and accomplishments. It is common for us to have more than one name throughout our life.

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-->'''Ambrosia:''' On Virgo Island, we earn our names through our characteristics, deeds, and accomplishments. It is common for us to have more than one name throughout our life.life.
* Michel from ''VisualNovel/TheHouseInFataMorgana'' is named after the archangel Michael. This is brought up several times.
** The Witch Morgana presumably refers to Morgan Le Fey.
16th Aug '16 6:01:54 AM Nepeta
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** Manfred von Karma, named after the RedBaron. [[spoiler:They were both brought down by a single bullet. You could say that {{karma}} came back to bite him in the ass, fifteen years later.]] "Manfred" also means "one who brings peace," which is appropriate for a prosecuting attorney [[spoiler: and, in a twisted way, for a murderer as well.]]

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** Manfred von Karma, named after the RedBaron. [[spoiler:They were both brought down by a single bullet. You could say that {{karma}} came back to bite him in the ass, fifteen years later.]] "Manfred" also means "one who brings peace," which is appropriate for a prosecuting attorney prosecuter [[spoiler: and, in a twisted way, for a murderer as well.]]well]].



** Miles (Irish, meaning "warrior") Edgeworth and Reiji Mitsurugi ("honorable blade") are both references to the character's rapier wit and confrontational, sharp nature. "Honorable blade" is also a hint at his CharacterDevelopment.

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** Miles (Irish, meaning "warrior") Edgeworth and Reiji Mitsurugi ("honorable blade") are both references to the character's rapier wit and confrontational, sharp nature. 'Miles' also means 'Servant' in some languages, which was his [[spoiler:treatment under von Karma]]. "Honorable blade" is also a hint at his CharacterDevelopment.



** Also, the entire Fey family, a family of spirit mediums. The word fey means "Having or displaying an otherworldly, magical, or fairylike aspect or quality.", or 'Close to death'.
** Matt Engarde's name seems a little off- he's a very easy-going person- until you realize that [[spoiler: he's actually the BigBad of his game and the gentle personality was an act.]]

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** Also, the entire Fey family, a family of spirit mediums. The word fey 'Fey' means "Having or displaying an otherworldly, magical, or fairylike aspect or quality.", or 'Close to death'.
** Matt Engarde's name seems a little off- he's a very easy-going person- until you realize that [[spoiler: he's actually the BigBad of his game and the gentle personality was an act.]]act]].
14th Aug '16 12:26:21 PM nombretomado
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** There's a certain amount of ThemeNaming going on with the witches; Beatrice, Virgilia and [[spoiler: Clair Vauxof Bernard]] are named for characters in Dante's ''DivineComedy''. Maria, the Witch of Origins [[spoiler:has the power to create a soul out of the void]].

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** There's a certain amount of ThemeNaming going on with the witches; Beatrice, Virgilia and [[spoiler: Clair Vauxof Bernard]] are named for characters in Dante's ''DivineComedy''.''Literature/TheDivineComedy''. Maria, the Witch of Origins [[spoiler:has the power to create a soul out of the void]].
2nd Aug '16 5:27:10 AM Nepeta
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** Then there's the downright diabolical ones that can even give you a few hints as to the character's true nature. [[spoiler: Calisto Yew--Calisto is a butterfly, yew is a kind of poisonous plant, referring to the butterfly/flower symbols of Cohdopia.]]

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** Then there's the downright diabolical ones that can even give you a few hints as to the character's true nature. [[spoiler: Calisto Yew--Calisto is a butterfly, yew is a kind of poisonous plant, referring to the butterfly/flower symbols of Cohdopia.]]Cohdopia]].



** Byrne Faraday. [[spoiler: Byrne? Gaelic for raven.]]

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** Byrne Faraday. [[spoiler: Byrne? Gaelic for raven.]]raven]].
26th Jul '16 7:31:49 AM Nepeta
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*** Apollo and Athena's names tie are from the same origin as Phoenix'. Apollo was the god of the sun, truth and music (which is [[spoiler:foreshadowing his mother being a musician]]), and in the Orestheia, Apollo was the first one who defended (for [[spoiler:[[DoesThisRemindYouOfSomething matricide]]]], no less). His japanese name essentially means 'A surprising man of law'. And Athena? Her namesake was the goddess of the clear sky, but especially of defence, wisdom and arts. Her japanese name consists of the words 'Hope Moon' and 'Heart Sound'.

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*** Apollo and Athena's names tie are from the same origin as Phoenix'. Apollo was the god of the sun, truth and music (which is [[spoiler:foreshadowing his mother being a musician]]), and in the Orestheia, Apollo was the first one who defended (for [[spoiler:[[DoesThisRemindYouOfSomething [[spoiler:[[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything matricide]]]], no less). His japanese name essentially means 'A surprising man of law'. And Athena? Her namesake was the goddess of the clear sky, but especially of defence, wisdom and arts. Her japanese name consists of the words 'Hope Moon' and 'Heart Sound'.
26th Jul '16 7:30:41 AM Nepeta
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*** Apollo and Athena's names tie are from the same origin as Phoenix'. Apollo was the god of the sun, truth and music (which is [[spoiler:foreshadowing his mother being a musician]]), and in the Orestheia, Apollo was the first one who defended (for [[spoiler:[[DoesThisRemindYouOfSomething matricide]]]], no less). His japanese name essentially means 'A surprising man of law'. And Athena? Her namesake was the goddess of the clear sky, but especially of defence, wisdom and arts. Her japanese name consists of the words 'Hope Moon' and 'Heart Sound'.



** Furio Tigre, the tiger to Phoenix/''Ryuu''ichi's [[TigerVersusDragon dragon]], and his Japanese name literally means 'Tiger Boy'.



** Furio Tigre, the tiger to Phoenix/''Ryuu''ichi's [[TigerVersusDragon dragon]], and his Japanese name literally means 'Tiger Boy'.
26th Jul '16 7:14:28 AM Nepeta
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*** Also, 'Dahlia' sounds suspiciously like '[[Literature/TheBible Delilah]]'.

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*** Also, 'Dahlia' sounds suspiciously like '[[Literature/TheBible '[[Literature/SamsonAndDelilah Delilah]]'.
26th Jul '16 7:13:37 AM Nepeta
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*** Also, 'Dahlia' sounds suspiciously like '[[Literature/TheBible Delilah]]'.
26th Jul '16 7:10:32 AM Nepeta
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*** His English name ties in to the one of Colias Palaeno, as 'Quercus Alba' is an old oak, while 'Colias Palaeno' is a butterfly.
26th Jul '16 7:03:31 AM Nepeta
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** Also, the entire Fey family, a family of spirit mediums. The word fey means "Having or displaying an otherworldly, magical, or fairylike aspect or quality."

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** Also, the entire Fey family, a family of spirit mediums. The word fey means "Having or displaying an otherworldly, magical, or fairylike aspect or quality."", or 'Close to death'.



** Furio Tigre, the tiger to Phoenix/''Ryuu''ichi's [[TigerVersusDragon dragon]].

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** Furio Tigre, the tiger to Phoenix/''Ryuu''ichi's [[TigerVersusDragon dragon]].dragon]], and his Japanese name literally means 'Tiger Boy'.
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