As you read through Vampires Revealed and other books by Rebeka Harrington, you will encounter some words you are no doubt unfamiliar with. Vampire origins date back to an ancient time and the languages used have all been lost to history. Despite the necessity to keep in touch with the modern era and speaking many languages, vampires honor their roots and ancestry with the use of words symbolic to vampires and which definie specific aspects of vampire culture.
There is no complete vampire language, only the few terms and phrases which are still used. The following is a guide to these terms and their meanings.
This term is applied to humans who are the beloved or spouse of a vampire. It also means “treasured“. They are extremely rare and very special inviduals.
Means “unspeakable exile” and “outlaw“. Under vampire law, no vampire can refuse to appear before the Grand Council as either a witness or alleged offender. Failure to appear results in them being declared Belyetvar. Belyetvar vampires are often hunted for pleasure by the Eleiveb.
Refers to vampires who were made from humans and simply translates as “made“.
Means “wretched“, it refers to a small minority of vampires with total disdain for humans and who place little to no value on human life other than to feed. They are considered fanatic extremists among vampires.
Means “child“, it is used to described the relationship between a vampire and that which they made. The bond between maker and Haeyled is powerful.
The direct translation is “first one“. The Herashevn are ancient and very powerful vampires. They play an important role in vampire law and society.
Means “blood-drinker“, it is the term used to refer to all vampires.
Means “protected“. Mevaegen typically applies to any human under the protection of a vampire.
Means “exalted” and “supreme“, it is a title of great significance held by Aahmes who is the first Naevled, he is also Herashevn.
Literally means “born“, it is used solely to distinguish between born and made vampires.
Translated means “maker” or “parent“, it is used to describe a vampire who has a turned a human and created a Haeyled. To become a Yetsern is considered a great honor by all vampires.