“Divine presence at our engines.” Blessing. Also commonly used as a greeting, especially in the Astral Vanguard. Due to its prominence of use, a shorter form consisting of the first two words has spread into civilian speech as well.
“Dreamer's Peace.” Reply to a greeting. Used to denote some degree of informality for the conversation.
“Jarin's fortune.” Blessing. The Jarin Wyrm is a symbol of good luck among the Iromakuanhe, and references to it are a way of wishing the other person well.
“Touch divine, until we next meet.” Farewell. Best wishes to the person this is spoken to.
“May your ancestors awaken to see what you've become.” Statement. Depending on the context, it can either be encouraging or derogatory.
“My dreams smile on me.” Statement, Used to say that one feels well, physically and mentally, on the occasion
“You can tell a lot about a girl by the way she takes care of her horns.” This phrase originally extended to both sexes, but nowadays it's just a reference that means a girl's personality is reflected in her horn care methods. Clean, well groomed horns can be a sign a girl is tidy, or uptight, while horns with lots of paint or intricate designs indicates a wilder personality. Usually this refers to not only their general personality, but also how they might act during a lovemaking session.
“His horns lie.” An expression meaning that a large horned male probably has a small member.
“Loud enough to wake the Dreamers.” Originally this expression just meant any sort of loud noises, but it's meaning has shifted to only refer to loud lovemaking sessions.
“The freedom of the skies is worth the turbulence.” Statement. Some things are worth fighting for.
“The winds are tamest on the ground.” Statement. Life is easiest when one's dreams are low and boring.
“Starwinds carry your dreams home.” Farewell. Common at eulogies.
“What use is a star to my crops if it has not shone yet?” Statement. Proven worth outweighs potential.
“(The) Sand shifts unfavorably.” Statement. This situation is not ideal.
“My tears are sand.” Statement. Your sob stories are irritating to me.
“Sand Dreamers sleep for a reason. The very same that we do not.” Statement. Reality can be harsh, but it is harsh because it is reality.
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