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【C:tD 20th】词释Lexicon
« 于: 2021-11-27, 周六 22:12:56 »

Arcadia — The homeland of all Faeries, lost somewhere within the Dreaming.
桃源:所有妖精的故乡,迷失在幻梦乡之中的某处。

Arts — Methods of shaping Glamour, the first half of Faerie magic.
术艺:塑造梦华的方法,妖精魔法的前半段。

Autumn — The modern age.
迟暮期:现代。

Autumn World, the — Mundane reality as experienced by ordinary people. The world of cars and television and nine-to-five jobs, distinct from the Dreaming.
迟暮世界:普通人所经历的平凡的现实。汽车、电视和朝九晚五的工作的世界,和幻梦乡截然不同。

Autumn People — Mortals who are so inherently banal that they drag everyone else down with them.
迟暮之人:天性过于陈腐以至于拖累其他人的凡人。

Balefire — The part of a freehold where Glamour is focused and stored.
烽火:这是自由堡中梦华集中和储存的部分。

Bedlam — A form of madness that causes disconnection from mundane reality, caused by touching the Dreaming too strongly.
悖廊:因为过于强烈的接触幻梦乡从而与世俗现实断开联系的一种疯狂形态。

Banality — An entropic force that opposes Glamour. While useful to keep them rooted in reality, high levels are dangerous to changelings.
板讷:对抗梦华的一种熵力。尽管有助于换生灵扎根于现实,但高能级的板讷对他们也有危险。

Bunk — An action performed to activate or ease the casting of a cantrip.
本格:让一个施展中的魔咒更加活跃或者减缓的执行动作。

Cantrip — A spell created through Glamour by combining an Art and a Realm.
魔咒:通过结合术艺与领域,以梦华所创造出的法术。

Changeling — A Faerie soul put inside a mortal body to survive in the mundane world.
换生灵:将一个妖精灵魂投入凡人体内,以此在尘世间生存。

Childling — A seeming characterized by a desire to discover and adventure.
稚子:一种以渴望探索和冒险为特征的皮相。

Chimera — Dreamstuff. Can be creatures of dreams and nightmares, items, and natural features. The building blocks of the Dreaming.
奇魅:梦之素材。可以是梦境和梦魇的生物、物品和自然特征。幻梦乡的基石。

Chrysalis — The moment when a fae soul awakens, transforming a mortal into a changeling.
破蛹:妖精灵魂苏醒,从凡人转化成换生灵的那一刻。

Commoner — Any changeling without a title.
庶民/平民:没有头衔的换生灵。

Courts — The two largest governing and political bodies of the Kithain, Seelie and Unseelie.
宫廷:最大的两个戚族管理和政治实体,喜乐庭和哀怒廷。

Dauntain — Changelings with damaged faerie souls. They carry ancient Brands that twist their natures. Corruptors, tormentors and destroyers of Glamour and the Dreaming.
猎妖人:妖精灵魂受损的换生灵。他们携带着扭曲天性的古老烙印。是梦华及幻梦乡的腐化、折磨和破坏者。

Deep Dreaming, The — The parts of the Dreaming least connected with mundane reality. Arcadia is here, somewhere.
深梦界:幻梦乡和世俗现实联系最少的部分,桃源就在这里的某处。

Dreaming, The — A world created from the imagination and dreams of the human race. Changelings travel there for adventure and the dreamstuff that can be used in creating chimera.
幻梦乡:一个由人类想象力和梦境创造的世界。换生灵为了冒险和获取可以用于创造奇魅的梦之素材旅行至此。

Enchanted, The — Mortals infused with Glamour to grant them special abilities, the most important of which is the ability to perceive the Dreaming.
受迷诱者:为了赋予他们特殊能力而被注入梦华的凡人,最重要的是获取感知幻梦乡的能力。

Epiphany — One of five methods of creating or absorbing Glamour available to Kithain. The five methods of Epiphany are: Rapture, Ravaging, Rhapsody, Revelry, and Reverie.
显现:戚族创造或者吸收梦华的五种方法之一。五种显现方法分别是:狂喜、蹂躏、狂想曲、狂欢、白日梦。

Escheat — The highest laws of the Kithain, an agreement sworn between the Unseelie and Seelie Courts.
归没法:戚族的最高律法,哀怒廷和喜乐庭之间宣誓的协议。

Evanescence, The — An event occurring on or around September 11, 2001, that brought a surge of nightmarish Glamour into the Autumn world and allowed many Thallain access.
幻灭:发生在2001年9月11日左右的事件,给迟暮世界带来一股梦魇梦华的浪涌,并让很多得萨兰进入。

Faerie, Fae — A lifeform native to the Dreaming.
妖精:幻梦乡原生的一种生命形式。

Fae Mien — A changeling's true appearance, the way she looks to other fae creatures. Mundane mortals cannot usually perceive a mien.
妖精本相:换生灵的真实相貌,她在其他妖精眼中的样子。凡人通常无法感知到本相。

Far Dreaming, The — A middle ground between the Near and Deep Dreaming.
远梦界:介于近梦界和深梦界之间的中间地带。

Fledge — A changeling just out of her Chrysalis.
雏儿:刚破蛹的换生灵。

Freehold — A place infused with Glamour that is often used as a meeting spot and home for changelings.
自由堡:因为充满了梦华,所以常被换生灵用于聚会和作为家园的地方。

Gallain — Any non-Kithain creature of the Dreaming, including the Native American Nunnehi and the elemental inanimae.
异类:幻梦乡里任何非戚族的生物,包括美洲土著努奈尼和元素无灵者

Glamour — The stuff of dreams, inspiration, and pure creativity. Changelings use Glamour to work their magic and remain connected to their fae heritage.
梦华:由梦境、灵感和纯粹创造力构成的材料。换生灵使用梦华来施展他们的魔法和保持他们与妖精遗产的联系。

Grump — A seeming characterized by a desire to build and protect.
懑公:一种以渴望建造和保护为特征的皮相。

House — Families to which most nobles belong.
家族:大多数贵族所属的家庭。

Kinain — Children of changelings that possess a measure of their parents' magic.
血亲:换生灵的孩子,在某种程度上拥有来自双亲的魔法。

Kith — A particular race of changelings. For example, sidhe, pooka, sluagh, etc.
戚系:特定的换生灵族群,比如释族, 噗卡族, 斯珞俄族等

Kithain — The self-referential term for changelings.
戚族:换生灵的自称。

Long Winter — A prophesied time when Glamour is eradicated from the world.
长冬:预言中一切梦华从世间消失的时刻。

Mists — The effect that clouds the minds of mortals that witness the Dreaming and associated magic, making them rationalize and forget it.
迷障:遮盖那些目睹幻梦乡和相关魔法的凡人头脑的效果,让他们合理化并忘却这些。

Mortal Seeming — The human form in which changelings guise themselves. The three seemings are childling, wilder, and grump.
凡人皮相:换生灵用于伪装自身的凡人形态。这三种皮相分别是稚子、狷者和懑公。

Motley — A group of changelings, usually commoners.
民团:通常是平民的一群换生灵。

Near Dreaming, The — The portion of the Dreaming closest to the Autumn world.
近梦界:幻梦乡中最接近迟暮世界的地方。

Nightmare — A chimera that feeds or stems from fear and pain. Also a force that destabilizes a changeling's magic and pushes them toward Bedlam.
梦魇:以恐惧和痛苦为资粮或者干脆基于两者而构成的奇魅。也是一种动摇换生灵魔法并将他们推入悖廊的力量。

Noble — A changeling with a title. Usually sidhe.
贵胄/贵族:有头衔的换生灵,通常是释族。

Oath — A sworn agreement between two or more changelings, backed by the Dreaming.
誓言:由幻梦乡支持的两个或更多换生灵之间的宣誓协议。

Prodigal — A non-faerie supernatural being, such as a vampire or werewolf. Changelings hold that the Prodigals are long-lost children of the Dreaming who have forgotten their true origins.
浪子:非妖精的超自然生物,比如说吸血鬼或者狼人。换生灵认为浪子是他们于幻梦乡中遗失了很久,早已忘记他们真正起源的孩子。

Realm — Aspects of the world that Glamour can shape, the target of a cantrip.
领域:魔咒的目标,可以用梦华塑造世界的方面。

Resurgence — An event beginning on July 20, 1969, that brought a blast of Glamour into the Autumn world and allowed many sidhe to return from Arcadia.
大复还:始于1969年7月20日的事件,给迟暮世界带来一股梦华的爆发,并让很多释族得以从桃源回归。

Saining — "The Naming," a ritual that grants a newlyawakened changeling her True Name, after which she is considered a full member of the Kithain.
赋名:“命名”一种为新苏醒的换生灵赋予她真名的仪式,在那之后,她就会被认为是戚族的真正成员。

Shattering, The — The time when the last sidhe departed and the last trods to Arcadia closed.
大碎溃:最后一名释族离开和最后一条通向桃源的仙路关闭的时期。

Sundering, The — The time when humanity first began to turn away from their dreams.
散断时期:人类第一次开始厌恶自己的梦境的时期。

Trods — Magic gateways and roads that lead to other Freeholds and into the Dreaming.
仙路:通往其他自由堡和进入幻梦乡的魔法门和道路。

Tuatha de Danaan — The mysterious progenitors of the fae.
达纳之子:妖精一族的神秘祖先们。

Undoing — The process of taking on too much Banality and forgetting one’s fae nature.
泯然:承受过多板讷并忘却自己妖精本性的过程

Unleashing — A dangerous, but powerful, method of performing magic, based on an Art.
满开:基于术艺的一种施法方式,危险但威力无穷。

Voile — Clothing and personal items made of chimera; most changelings form voile during their Chrysalis.
魔翳:由奇魅制成的服饰和个人物品;大多数换生灵在她们破蛹时会形成魔翳。

Wilder — A seeming characterized by a desire to explore and push boundaries.
狷者:一种以渴望探索和突破界限为特征的皮相。