Basic Trope: Something that sounds cool or mystical in its native language turns out to mean something mundane or negative.
- Straight: In the Troperian language, awesomus coolicus means "wooden stick."
- Exaggerated: The Troperian word fantasticoria means "pile of shit."
- Downplayed: The Troperian word "awesomus coolicus" means "awesome ice".
- Justified: The Troperians mistrust all outsiders, so their language is intentionally designed to deceive foreigners.
- Inverted: Stupidio lamicum means "fire-breathing dragon."
- Subverted: Awesomus coolicus means "wooden stick"...which happens to be primarily used as a euphemism for an ancient all-powerful staff of divine origin.
- Double Subverted: But when the characters reach the staff, it turns it out is in fact just a wooden stick.
- Parodied: The founder of the village was five years old and came up with cool sounding stuff for every word
- Zig Zagged: ???
- Averted: Awesomus coolicus means "all-powerful sword."
- Enforced: ???
- Lampshaded: "Awesomus coolicus means 'stick'?! That's rich."
- Invoked: (After reaching the location of the Artifact of Doom) "Apparently fantasicorio marvelorum is Troperian for 'spoon'!"
- Exploited: Lord Evuls knows that the Troperian language is misleading so he names his Soul Jar "Thingacus you need to defeat meacus" and gives it to a Troperian Local
- Defied: ???
- Discussed: ???
- Conversed: ???
- Deconstructed: Misled by the mystical sounding name, the main character believes the Troperian word for "stone" refers to an ancient evil artifact, and sets out on a Windmill Crusade to destroy it.
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