History NamesToRunAwayFrom / AncientDeadLanguages

3rd Dec '16 12:40:11 AM Troper1138
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* What about [[Film/{{Ghostbusters 1094}} Zuul, Vinz-Glortho, or Gozer the Gozarian]]? Albeit they are more like made up dead languages... but who cares when you are being told to choose the form of the Destructor?

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* What about [[Film/{{Ghostbusters 1094}} 1984}} Zuul, Vinz-Glortho, or Gozer the Gozarian]]? Albeit they are more like made up dead languages... but who cares when you are being told to choose the form of the Destructor?
30th Oct '16 7:02:11 AM Morgenthaler
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* Semi-exception: [[{{Transformers}} Optimus Prime and Ultra Magnus]] are ancient by human standards, but a few million years is pretty standard for a giant alien robot, and they're nice folks. But extremely BadAss nonetheless.

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* Semi-exception: [[{{Transformers}} Optimus Prime and Ultra Magnus]] are ancient by human standards, but a few million years is pretty standard for a giant alien robot, and they're nice folks. But extremely BadAss badass nonetheless.
16th Oct '16 9:42:41 AM nombretomado
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** [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] with Alma Beouvle in FinalFantasyTactics, who along with [[TheHero her brother]] is [[AllLovingHero among the nicest people in the game]]. [[spoiler: [[DoubleSubverted The person she's a reincarnation of,]] [[BigBad on the other hand...]]]]

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** [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] with Alma Beouvle in FinalFantasyTactics, ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyTactics'', who along with [[TheHero her brother]] is [[AllLovingHero among the nicest people in the game]]. [[spoiler: [[DoubleSubverted The person she's a reincarnation of,]] [[BigBad on the other hand...]]]]
25th Aug '16 11:08:32 AM Doug86
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* In ''Literature/DragonBones'' Stygian, after the river Styx in in the underworld of Myth/GreekMythology. The horse of that name [[WhatDidYouExpectWhenYouNamedIt killed its first owner.]] The second owner renamed it "Pansy", and treated it much better, thus acquiring a CoolHorse.

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* In ''Literature/DragonBones'' Stygian, after the river Styx in in the underworld of Myth/GreekMythology.Myth/ClassicalMythology. The horse of that name [[WhatDidYouExpectWhenYouNamedIt killed its first owner.]] The second owner renamed it "Pansy", and treated it much better, thus acquiring a CoolHorse.
15th Jul '16 11:07:33 PM Arutema
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* Franchise/TheElderScrolls has Molag Bal, the [[JerkassGods Daedric]] [[DemonLordsAndArchdevils Prince]] of [[DystopiaJustifiesTheMeans domination]], [[SlaveryIsASpecialKindOfEvil enslavement]], and [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil rape]]. Notable for having not only the "Bal" mentioned above, but also "Molag", referencing [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moloch Moloch]], a Canaanite god reported in the Bible to have demanded [[WouldHurtAChild child sacrifice]].

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* Franchise/TheElderScrolls has ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls''
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Molag Bal, the [[JerkassGods Daedric]] [[DemonLordsAndArchdevils Prince]] of [[DystopiaJustifiesTheMeans domination]], [[SlaveryIsASpecialKindOfEvil enslavement]], and [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil rape]]. Notable for having not only the "Bal" mentioned above, but also "Molag", referencing [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moloch Moloch]], a Canaanite god reported in the Bible to have demanded [[WouldHurtAChild child sacrifice]].sacrifice]].
** ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim'' provides an in-universe example with [[ConLang Dovazhul]], the dragon language, which is largely forgotten aside from scholars and the Greybeards. It gives such examples as:
*** Alduin ("Destroyer Devour Master")
*** Odahviing ("Snow Hunter Wing")
*** Nahagliiv ("Fury Burn Wither")
*** Sahloknir ("Phantom Sky Hunt")
*** [[spoiler:Paarthurnax]] ("Ambition Overlord Cruelty")
*** Vuljotnaak ("Dark Maw Eat")
*** Vulthuryol ("Dark Overlord Fire")
*** May of may not be averted by [[PlayerCharacter Dovahkin]], depending on [[VideoGameCaringPotential your]] [[VideoGameCrueltyPotential actions]].
12th Jun '16 7:25:23 PM Doug86
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* [[ASongOfIceAndFire Janos]] is an alternate spelling of Janus, the Roman god best known for being two-faced. It is also the name of the commander of the King's Landing city watch who betrays Ned Stark in ''Literature/GameOfThrones''.

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* [[ASongOfIceAndFire [[Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire Janos]] is an alternate spelling of Janus, the Roman god best known for being two-faced. It is also the name of the commander of the King's Landing city watch who betrays Ned Stark in ''Literature/GameOfThrones''.
22nd May '16 12:24:46 PM erforce
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* What about [[Film/{{Ghostbusters}} Zuul, Vinz-Glortho, or Gozer the Gozarian]]? Albeit they are more like made up dead languages...but who cares when you are being told to choose the form of the Destructor?

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* What about [[Film/{{Ghostbusters}} [[Film/{{Ghostbusters 1094}} Zuul, Vinz-Glortho, or Gozer the Gozarian]]? Albeit they are more like made up dead languages...languages... but who cares when you are being told to choose the form of the Destructor?
12th May '16 7:01:09 AM Doug86
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* ComicBook/{{Apocalypse}} from the ComicBook/{{X-Men}} is also referred to as "En Sabah Nur". That's 30th century BC Egyptian for "Kick Your Ass."

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* ComicBook/{{Apocalypse}} from the ComicBook/{{X-Men}} ComicBook/XMen is also referred to as "En Sabah Nur". That's 30th century BC Egyptian for "Kick Your Ass."
14th Feb '16 3:04:48 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* ''{{VideoGame/Diablo}}''.

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* ''{{VideoGame/Diablo}}''. Diablo, from the Diabolos, is simply "Devil" in Latin and a reference to {{Satan}}.
28th Jan '16 1:59:06 PM Willbyr
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* [[KingdomHearts Vanitas.]] Latin for emptyness. [[spoiler: Amusingly enough, an alternate interpretation is [[FailureIsTheOnlyOption "futility".]]]]

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* [[KingdomHearts [[Franchise/KingdomHearts Vanitas.]] Latin for emptyness. [[spoiler: Amusingly enough, an alternate interpretation is [[FailureIsTheOnlyOption "futility".]]]]
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