Etymology 1 n. 1 The pursuit of game; hunting. 2 Game; prey. Etymology 2
n. peril; harm; danger.
Usage examples of "wathe".
I know the Old Wath and the High Tongue of the Church, which is very different from the Wathe.
Rudy could see that her notes were almost entirely in the flowing bookhand of the Wathe, interspersed here and there with English, which neither of them used much anymore.
It had been so long since Rudy had spoken anything but the Wathe himself-or occasional English to Gil-that it came as a shock to hear something through the Spell of Tongues, the aural equivalent of the simultaneous vision of the walls.
There was a literary tradition in the world where Gil had been brought up-and in fact in the less respectable fiction of the Wathe, to which Minalde was addicted, as well-that any heroine worthy of her corsetry, upon finding herself in a situation of peril, should promptly run away seeking her hero, endangering both herself and everyone else in the process.
Gil said softly, turning over the word in the tongue of the Wathe, and Rudy nodded.
He used a colloquial shortening of the phrase as soon as possible transliterated from their outland tongue-the outland trick of using the initial letters of each word in a phrase to represent the phrase itself was one that was creeping steadily into the Wathe as well.
He was much as the Icefalcon recalled him, elegant and dangerous to the soles of his gold-stamped boots, and the deep, hoarse bark of his voice brought back the cold wind under the Keep walls as the remnant of the armies of the Wathe trained with their flamethrowers for the assault on the Nest: the smell of the fog that last morning, assembling to march to the flooded ruin of Gae to meet the Dark.
His speech, though recognizably the words of the Wathe, had a different intonation, the sounds bent and changed and the accents differently placed.
The bier-a hastily nailed-together platform of boards, seven feet by two-lay on the deck, and the red ensign, tied to two corners of the handles at the top of the bier but free at the other end, covered the canvas wathed mound beneath.