The Northern and Southern Lights
Powerful and unpredictable air currents found in typhoons and storms.
Unfermented bingle juice. Because of that, it contains no alcohol.
Sharp, claw-shaped weapons, usually forged by a Rogue smith, that are fastened onto an owl's talons.
Intoxicating drink, similar to beer and wine.
(Krakish) To speak.
Crazy, loony, out of one's mind. Means the same as the Hoolian term "yoicks."
The strongest and most energetic fires; also refers to coals.
An owlet branching
A special bag for carrying ice weapons or books.
The first step toward flight, in which owlets in trees hop from branch to branch while flapping their wings.
The meal owls enjoy at the end of the night, just before the break of dawn.
(Krakish) Winter; literally means "deep snow."
A cluster of eggs that a female owl has laid.
A female owl with eggs.
(wolf) A formation of wolves, mostly used for hunting and sometimes travelling.
Cave of Souls
(wolf) Wolf heaven.
A small team of owls with a valuable skillset in common: search-and-rescue, navigation, weather-interpretation, colliering, tracking, Ga'Hoolology, and metals.
To drop an owl from his or her chaw for an indefinite period of time, which is considered extremely humiliating.
A mock chaw that helps in tapping owlets for an official chaw.
(wolf-speak and bat-speak) The ultimate leader of a wolf clan, and is also used to describe the lead bat of a group of bats. (Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole- The Video Game).
To laugh, the sound that owls make when they laugh.
To laugh something off and take it lightly.
An odd coal that can disable the magnetic properties of flecks without burning anything.
An owl who collects coals from a fire for various uses such as forging.
The season of Autumn.
A flight maneuver that involves flying at an angle, similar to the sideways walk of a crab, in order to push through a strong headwind.
An infirmary bed in the Great Tree.
The ancestors of both crows and owls, before the two species separated into distinct forms.
(Jouzhen) A way of fighting without battle claws. The user inhales air, temporarily increasing his or her size, and then releases this air, which propels them forward at great speed.
(Jouzhen) The five senior teachers of the Danyar.
Trees that have fallen for no apparent reason. Thought to be haunted but in fact are the result of structural failure.
Just before dawn, when the black has faded but the sun has not yet spilled its first sliver of a ray over the horizon.
A triangle of flecks positioned in certain places, which disrupts the navigational abilities of all birds trapped inside it.
An unusually large species of wolf, thought to be extinct but actually thriving in the region of Beyond the Beyond.
(Jouzhen) A knower or sage.
One of the blue owls of the Dragon Court, who was, in a past life, a hagsfiend.
(of the moon) To wane/appear to grow smaller in the sky.
When an owl becomes transfixed by the light of a raging fire and goes yeep.
Battle claws with live coals embedded in the tips; rarely made by Rogue smiths due to the damage they inflict on an owl's talons over time.
The ability to see events that take place in faraway places or the future in flames.
The collective effect of flecks on the owl brain and gizzard.
The smallest bits of an ironlike metal with magnetic property, considered more precious than gold, prized by the owls of St. Aggie's and the Pure Ones with its ability to disrupt birds' navigational abilities.
1: To have value. 2: Highly valued type of rock in the owl world.
The Ga'Hoolian form of punishment. Roughly means to do something to pay back for the value that has been taken away. An example of a flint mop could be burying pellets for 3 days.
A rude remark that means to supremely irritate, considered one of the worst words a owl can say, as in, "This really frinks me off!"
(Krakish) A friend.
(Krakish) To freeze.
Raw courage, mettle.
A term used by owls that means "Great Spirit," as in Ga'Hoole (Great Spirit of Hoole). The seeds of Ga' are said to be in every owl's gizzard, but rarely grows. Hoole had Ga', and the Great tree was named for the spirit of Ga'.
(wolf-speak) A ceremonial cave.
A singing owl that travels from one region to the next with no planned destination and no real home.
The chaw in which owls study the great Ga'Hoole tree and its history.
The noisy chatter of young owls before their