The Language of the Dead is the language that the can-toi and the taheen speak. Its name comes from one of Stephen King's other novels, Desperation, where the antagonist Tak also uses the language.

Partial Glossary[edit | edit source]

Abbalah
—King or ruler, perjorative or evil connotations
Abbalah-doon
—The Crimson King
Can de lach
—Heart of the unformed
Can tah
—Little gods
—Little stone carvings
Can tak
—Big gods
Can-toi
—Servants of the gods
Cay de mun
—Open your mouth
Dama
—Father
Damane
—Son
Gorg
—Death
Ini
—Well of the worlds
Min
—Come
Ram
—Red or crimson
Samman
—Find

References[edit | edit source]

Language of the Dead. Elliot Koeppel. Retrieved 13 June 2011.

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