Motorsport – SGB Sports http://sgb-sports.com/ Wed, 18 May 2022 03:07:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://sgb-sports.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/sbg-sports-icon-150x150.png Motorsport – SGB Sports http://sgb-sports.com/ 32 32 Krushna Abhishek shares that her name had to be changed because of Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan; here’s why https://sgb-sports.com/krushna-abhishek-shares-that-her-name-had-to-be-changed-because-of-bollywood-actor-abhishek-bachchan-heres-why/ Wed, 18 May 2022 01:30:00 +0000 https://sgb-sports.com/krushna-abhishek-shares-that-her-name-had-to-be-changed-because-of-bollywood-actor-abhishek-bachchan-heres-why/ Krushna Abhishek, whose real name is Abhishek Sharma, recently shared how he was named because of Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan and also changed his name because of him.

In Maniesh Paul’s podcast, Krushna made an interesting revelation about his name. He shared: “Only Maniesh calls me Krushna. My name is pronounced like Krishna. Astrologer Sanjay Jumani had my name changed. Kashmera insisted. He told me to use ‘U’ instead of ‘I ‘. He told me I would become popular. Call it a coincidence, I did Krushna and 10 days later I signed Nach Baliye and became famous.

Krushna added, “My name is Abhishek Sharma. My mother was a big fan of Mr. Amitabh Bachchan. When I was born, she named me after her son – Abhishek. I was named Abhishek because of Abhishek. And then my name had to be removed and changed to Krushna, also because of Abhishek. When I became an actor, I was told that there was already an actor by the name of Abhishek. that time websites were getting popular so when Abhishek’s name was typed Abhishek Bachchan’s photos were shown first I was told then I thought they were fine sure of the Bachchan family. They told me not to keep my name Abhishek. That’s how I became Krushna Abhishek.

Krushna Abhishek has made a name for herself in the entertainment industry. He is now known for playing the role of a female character – Sapna in The Kapil Sharma Show. Krushna is also known to impersonate several Bollywood celebrities.

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WhatsApp Pay will display your legal name to mitigate UPI fraud https://sgb-sports.com/whatsapp-pay-will-display-your-legal-name-to-mitigate-upi-fraud/ Mon, 16 May 2022 11:10:52 +0000 https://sgb-sports.com/whatsapp-pay-will-display-your-legal-name-to-mitigate-upi-fraud/ WhatsApp informs users that it will now display their legal name for every transaction they make on WhatsApp Pay. The name displayed will be the same as your bank account.

In a posted FAQ, WhatsApp said the requirement is defined by NPCI and designed to mitigate fraud in the UPI payment system. “WhatsApp uses the phone number associated with your account to identify your bank account through UPI. The name associated with your bank account is the name that will be shared,” the company said in an FAQ.

The notification that is pushed by the Meta-owned chat platform contains a link to an FAQ page that explains the legal name requirement.

It should be noted that WhatsApp users have the choice to choose any name with the 25 character limit and use it on the app. Several users even use emojis as names.

It comes as WhatsApp received clearance from the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to expand its user base on WhatsApp Pay to 100 million from 40 million. This gave the messaging platform a certain threshold to start building products and marketing the service to consumers.

Following the NPCI clearance, WhatsApp will be able to add 60 million users to its UPI service and take on giant payment rivals such as Walmart-backed PhonePe and Google Pay, which drive the majority of transactions that occur on UPI. However, the NPCI ensured that WhatsApp’s ability to bend the rules of the game is limited given that the messaging app has over 500 million users and allow it to offer UPI service to all users. both could have an impact on competition.

Meanwhile, the company also announced offering three cashbacks of Rs 11 each for the first three payments made to different contacts using UPI on its app.

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When we learned that Black Bolt’s first name was “Blackagar Boltagon” https://sgb-sports.com/when-we-learned-that-black-bolts-first-name-was-blackagar-boltagon/ Sat, 14 May 2022 18:04:59 +0000 https://sgb-sports.com/when-we-learned-that-black-bolts-first-name-was-blackagar-boltagon/

Today we take a look at how long it took to learn that Black Bolt’s first name was the extremely “on point” Blackagar Boltagon.

This is “Provide Answers”, which is a feature where long unresolved plot points are eventually resolved.

You could say it’s not really an “unsolved” plot, but rather something that Jack Kirby and Stan Lee just never thought to address and so went unanswered for ages. decades until a certain writer happened to care a lot about little details like this. As we all know NOW, Black Bolt’s real name is Blackagar Boltagon, which is a very “on point” first name, on par with stuff like Rainbow Raider’s real name being Roy G. Bivolo or the real name of the Riddler being Edward Nigma or Fancy Dan’s real name being Daniel Brito (okay, that last one probably doesn’t count). So when did the name debut?


The question was tweeted to me recently…

And yes, no spoiler reasons here. No, just a general Black Bolt question that could be asked at any time.

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WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT BLACK BOLT EARLY

The Inhuman known as Black Bolt is one of the most powerful beings on Earth, but much of his power comes from the hypersonic qualities of his voice. Therefore, since even a whisper from Black Bolt could be deadly, he almost always remains silent. Because of this silence, it’s hard for people to understand, but even beyond his reluctance to speak, Black Bolt was one of the most compelling and inscrutable comic book characters Jack Kirby and Stan Lee ever had. created.


When we first met Black Bolt in The Fantastic Four #45 (by Jack Kirby, Stan Lee and Joe Sinnott), all we knew was that he was very powerful…

We soon learned that he was the fallen ruler of the mysterious race of super beings known as the Inhumans. Black Bolt’s exile did not last long, as The Fantastic Four #47, he had already regained control of his people, rocking one of those incredible crowns that only Jack Kirby could imagine.

During Jack Kirby/Stan Lee’s heyday of the Marvel Universe, there were five prominent monarchs in the Marvel Universe: Odin, Namor, Doctor Doom, Black Bolt, and Black Panther. A recurring theme between these five was the notion that being in charge of a group of people sometimes causes you to do things that you wouldn’t otherwise be proud of, but feel you have to protect your people. This was clear in the very first Inhumans feature in the pages of Amazing Adventures (where Jack Kirby got the chance to script and draw a comic himself for Marvel), where Black Bolt’s mysterious ways sparked questions from his royal cousins, who took issue with the way Black Bolt made decisions without consulting anyone.


Although Black Bolt is clearly a good man, this way of ruling has always been the way he has handled things. He’s always been an “it’s my way or the high way” type of leader, which is especially interesting when you realize what an empathetic person he is at heart. However, he has a very specific view of how a leader should handle things and over the years this has caused a lot of stress due to how disconnected he can be from his people (even his strongest allies). relatives).

This disconnect probably also explains why it took us so long to learn what his “real” name was.


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WHEN DID WE LEARN BLACK BOLT’S REAL NAME?

I have a whole column called “Book of Knowledge”, which deals with character revelations that weren’t made in the pages of a comic book, but rather an outside media source, like, say, the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe. Mark Gruenwald was famous for his fascination with the continuity of the Marvel Universe. So, in the pages of this guide, he sometimes revealed new facts about the characters. It totally sounds like something he would have revealed in the manual, right?

And yet, in Black Bolt’s OHotMU entry (with art by Mike Zeck), his name is obviously not revealed…

So you’re thinking, “Oh well, I guess Mark Gruenwald didn’t get this one”, but just wait a minute!

A fascinating aspect of Medusa and Black Bolt’s relationship is the fact that they didn’t get married before. 1984! They basically acted like they’d been married for years and most comics treated them like they were actually married, but they actually didn’t get married before Fantastic Four Annual #18 (by John Byrne, Mark Gruenwald, MD Bright, and Mike Gustovich), shortly after Attilan moved to the moon.

Wait, is that Mark Gruenwald’s name? Why yes, it is! He scripted the number in question and wouldn’t you know, on the actual pre-wedding page, Gruenwald reveals to us not only Black Bolt’s real name, Blackagar Boltagon, but Medusa’s real name, Medusalith Amaquelin. .

There’s something so soothing about seeing Mark Gruenwald doing Mark Gruenwald things. He was truly one of a kind (in a good way). My buddy Steve Horton noted that Gruenwald originally opted for “Blackantor” in that first issue, so the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe actually plays a role, since Gruenwald then went to “Blackagar” in the deluxe edition of the Manual the next year…


And it is the variation of the name that has remained! Thanks for the catch, though, Steve!

Thanks for the request, Schaefges! If anyone has a suggestion for a comic book plot that’s been resolved after a few years (I tend to use two years as the minimum, otherwise you’re probably right in the middle of the initial story reveal, you know? But I will allow exceptions when a new writer takes over a storyline and needs to resolve unresolved storylines from the previous writer), message me at brianc@cbr.com!


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Kratika Sengar and Nikitin Dheer announce the name of their baby girl. see here https://sgb-sports.com/kratika-sengar-and-nikitin-dheer-announce-the-name-of-their-baby-girl-see-here/ Fri, 13 May 2022 02:49:32 +0000 https://sgb-sports.com/kratika-sengar-and-nikitin-dheer-announce-the-name-of-their-baby-girl-see-here/

Kratika Sengar and her husband Nikitin Dheer welcomed a baby girl on May 12. The couple have now announced their daughter’s name.

Kratika Sengar and Nikitin Dheer have announced their daughter’s name.

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  • Kratika Sengar and Nikitin Dheer welcomed their first child on May 12.
  • The couple named their daughter Devika Dheer.
  • Kratika and Nikitin got married in 2014.

Kratika Sengar and her husband Nikitin Dheer welcomed their first child, a baby girl, on May 12. The actress announced her pregnancy with her husband Nikitin a few months ago. Just hours after the birth of their daughter, the new parents announced the munchkin’s name to the world. However, they have yet to share his photo. Meanwhile, congratulatory notes and best wishes have arrived for the couple from across the industry.

KRATIKA, NIKITIN SHARES GIRL’S NAME

Kratika Sengar and Nikitin Dheer took to their respective social networks to share the name of their princess. They shared a cute post with a picture of a rainbow with text that read, “And so the adventure begins. We welcome our little girl. Devika Dheer 12/05/2022 (sic). »

In her Instagram post, Kratika expressed her feelings about welcoming her baby girl and wrote, “We feel blessed to share with you the arrival of our darling daughter! -Dheers #harharmahadev (sic).”

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Recalling the moment the couple found out they were expecting their first child, Kratika added, “It was so unexpected. It was September when we were vacationing in the Maldives, diving into the sea, when the news of my pregnancy broke. It wasn’t about planning or contingency, we just decided to go with the flow.

On the work side, Kratika Sengar was last seen on TV in Choti Sardarni.

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‘Sounds Like a Gang Name’ Woman’s Family Hates Name Choice | United Kingdom | News https://sgb-sports.com/sounds-like-a-gang-name-womans-family-hates-name-choice-united-kingdom-news/ Wed, 11 May 2022 10:32:00 +0000 https://sgb-sports.com/sounds-like-a-gang-name-womans-family-hates-name-choice-united-kingdom-news/

The unnamed parent asked Mumsnet for advice, revealing his relatives had described the name she and her partner chose for their second son as a ‘drug name’. More than a hundred people responded to the mum-to-be’s message – many saying it’s best to wait until after birth before revealing the baby’s name.

However, users have been very supportive of her name choice, reports The Mirror.

The message read: “I’m 30 weeks pregnant with my second, it’s still a boy, which my family made it very clear they wanted a girl and were disappointed when I revealed it was a boy.

“After weeks and weeks of discussing names with my partner, we finally settled on Reggie a few weeks ago, kept it to ourselves until we knew it would fit and now it’s stuck , we told the family.

“Very few families really like the name and my family strongly opposed it. Saying it’s a drug gang name, I can’t name my child like that. Then I suggest other names.

“I tell them firmly that Reggie is not what we agreed on and that will be his name. What I get the answer to, you will change your mind when you see it, so what about he of that name.”

She added: “It really upsets me and I have to go to a brother’s birthday party tomorrow and I really don’t want to go because I know the topic of names will come up.”

One person responded by saying, “And that’s why you should never tell people your child’s name until it’s born! Seriously, you were just causing trouble.

“People tend not to give you such negative reactions if you wait until after the child is born – few people would be so rude to a real baby.

“The damage is unfortunately done now, so it just depends on how much you like the name – if you do, tell them their opinion is irrelevant and you won’t change it.

“For what it’s worth, I love Reggie and I think you should stick to your guns!!”

Another said: “Unless your first born is Ronnie they can stick their opinion where the sun doesn’t shine.”

A third wrote: “I love the name reggie – ignore them all. Congratulations.”

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Top 10 baby names set to regain popularity due to 100-year rule https://sgb-sports.com/top-10-baby-names-set-to-regain-popularity-due-to-100-year-rule/ Mon, 09 May 2022 18:43:56 +0000 https://sgb-sports.com/top-10-baby-names-set-to-regain-popularity-due-to-100-year-rule/

The top 20 baby names set to make a comeback have been predicted by new research.

The results are based on analysis of the records and in accordance with the trend that names become popular in 100-year cycles, resurfacing them every century.

Findings from family history brand Findmypast also revealed that royal events influence the popularity of baby names.

In 1926, the year of the Queen’s birth, Elizabeth’s name rose 16% in popularity.

The birth of Prince Harry in 1984 also propelled the name over the following decades, after a decline in the 1960s and 1970s.

According to Wales Online, Findmypast expects the royal obsession to continue over the next decade, with families taking inspiration from the recent births of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s babies, Lillibet and Archie.



Prince Harry and Meghan with baby Archie during their royal tour of South Africa in September 2019.

Royal weddings have also provided people with plenty of inspiration for choosing a name for their babies throughout history, with a whopping 56% increase in the number of babies named Phillip in 1947, the year the prince married Elizabeth.

Similarly, Diana’s name enjoyed a resurgence in 1981, on the occasion of her marriage to Prince Charles, with a staggering 122% increase in the number of babies named after her.

Digitized exclusively by Findmypast and recently made public for the first time a century later, the 1921 census revealed the most popular names for children under the age of one.

Expert historians have used this data along with an analysis of current royal trends to predict which baby names are most likely to have a revival. You can now easily discover the history of individual names online using Findmypast’s What’s In a Name search tool.

10 girl names that will make a comeback

  1. Joan
  2. Married
  3. Daisy
  4. Dorothy
  5. Gladys
  6. Irene
  7. Iris
  8. Elsie
  9. Adam
  10. My beauty

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10 baby boy names ready to make a comeback

  1. Ronald
  2. arthur
  3. Robert
  4. albert
  5. freddy
  6. Edward
  7. Archie
  8. Ernest
  9. isaac
  10. Harris


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Baby Names That Were Popular in the 1920s Are About to Come Back

Mary McKee, Content Publishing Operations Manager at Findmypast, said, “History always tends to repeat itself and baby names are no exception. All paths point to Joan, as parents increasingly seek to name their little girls after strong female historical figures, and who better to inspire than Joan of Arc.

“As for boys’ names, these tend to come back into vogue, but as an equivalent of their nickname – Frederick becomes Freddie, Archibald becomes Archie and so there’s every chance Ronald could come back circulating as Ronnie.”

Joan tops the list as the name most likely to make a comeback in the coming years.

The name previously featured in the Top 10 most popular baby names in 1921, as revealed by the 1921 census, it then dropped in popularity in the mid-1950s before dropping out of the Top 100 altogether.

The resurgence has even already begun for some names, with Arthur, Freddie and Edward re-entering the Top 100 Baby Names for Boys of 2021, and Rose, Iris, Ada all making the list for girls.

10 most popular male first names in 1921

  1. John
  2. William
  3. george
  4. Thomas
  5. james
  6. Ronald
  7. arthur
  8. Robert
  9. albert
  10. Frederick

10 most popular female names in 1921

  1. Married
  2. Daisy
  3. Dorothy
  4. Joan
  5. Dory
  6. Irene
  7. Katherine
  8. Gladys
  9. Elsie
  10. Joyce

10 most popular girl names in 2022

  1. Olivier
  2. Amelie
  3. Isle
  4. Ava
  5. Mia
  6. Ivy
  7. Lily
  8. Isabella
  9. Pink
  10. Sophia

10 most popular boy names in 2022

  1. Olivier
  2. george
  3. arthur
  4. Noah
  5. Mohammed
  6. Leo
  7. Oscar
  8. Harry
  9. Archie
  10. Jack

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Moon Knight executive producer and head writer Jeremy Slater explains the odd way they chose the name of Ethan Hawke’s cult chef/doctor.

Warning! Contains major spoilers for Moon Knight Episode 6

moon knight Executive producer and head writer Jeremy Slater reveals the weird way Marvel comics helped name the show’s villain. Marvel Studios’ latest Disney+ series just spent its first season introducing a slew of new characters to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including titular protagonist Oscar Isaac. moon knight follows Isaac’s character’s two Quirks, Marc Spector and Steve Grant, as the latter learns the truth about his dissociative identity disorder (DID) and his connection to the Egyptian moon god Khonshu (voiced by F. Murray Abraham). moon knight also stars May Calamawy as Layla El-Faouly, the late Gaspard Ulliel as Anton Mogart and Ethan Hawke as Arthur Harrow.

The series antagonist is Harrow, a cult leader bent on resurrecting the Egyptian goddess/demoness Ammit and, in turn, ridding the world of pain and suffering by preventing evil before it happens. . Hawke had good creative freedom in his depiction of Harrow. While “Dr. Arthur Harrow” is a minor character in Marvel Comics, this character has no connection to Harrow in moon knight.

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In an interview with The DirectSlater talked about the design of moon knightIt’s Arthur Harrow. Originally, Slater and his team considered villains such as Raul Bushman, Stained Glass Scarlet, and Zodiac. However, rather than adapting an existing villain, they end up “[grabbed] a name” in a list of “all the villains who have appeared in a moon knight comedic,” and used it to create someone new. Read the full quote below:

“And we really looked at all types of classic villains. There was a couple we talked about; Stained Glass Scarlet, and you know, Zodiac, and different characters like that. Nobody really fit the parameters of the story we were telling, so we were like, ‘You know what, can we just introduce a guy, and we’ll take a name from some’ – you know, they gave me a list of [like] every villain that has appeared in a Moon Knight comic. I just walked by and said, ‘Arthur Harrow, that sounds like a cool villain name, let’s go with that.'”

Marc Spector’s comic book nemesis Bushman featured in the first two versions of the script and was almost the show’s main villain. There is even mention of the name of Marc’s mercenary commander, Bushman, in episode 5. Prior to the fifth episode of the series, moon knight alluded to the Desert Incident and the murder of Layla’s father by Marc’s unhinged partner, who many assumed was either another Quirk in his DID system or Bushman. This last theory turned out to be correct, but the Bushman did not succeed as Slater was uncomfortable with the way the character developed and wanted to avoid comparisons with Black Pantheris Killmonger.

When it was revealed that Hawke would be playing Harrow, the online fandom was very confused given the insignificance of the name in the comics. Naturally, this only added to the hype surrounding the series and allowed Slater and company to create quirky characters that best served their story. Unfortunately for Hawke and Harrow, moon knightThe post-credits scene sees Khonshu and Jake Lockley pay the former cult leader what appears to be a fatal visit.

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Four proposed Maori te reo names for City Rail Link stations https://sgb-sports.com/four-proposed-maori-te-reo-names-for-city-rail-link-stations/ Fri, 06 May 2022 01:57:18 +0000 https://sgb-sports.com/four-proposed-maori-te-reo-names-for-city-rail-link-stations/ City Rail Link, in partnership with Auckland Transport, has announced proposed te reo Maori names for stations. Video / City Rail Link Ltd

Four te reo Māori names have been proposed for Auckland City Rail Link stations.

Auckland Transport and City Rail Link (CRL) said the proposed names recognized the history of the lands and areas of Tāmaki Makaurau/Auckland that the stations would occupy.

The ingoa (names) were offered by the City Rail Link’s Mana Whenua forum, which consists of eight Tāmaki Makaurau iwi: Te Ākitai Waiohua, Te Kawerau a Maki, Ngāti Maru, Ngāti Paoa, Ngāi Tai ki Tamaki, Ngāti Tamaoho, Ngāti Te Ata and Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.

Proposed names are Maungawhau (Mt Eden), Karanga a Hape (Karangahape), Te Wai Horotiu (Aotea) and Waitematā (Britomart). Final design renderings have also been released for three of the stations.

The final rendering of the Karanga station design in Hape (Karangahape).  Photo / Provided
The final rendering of the Karanga station design in Hape (Karangahape). Photo / Provided

Maungawhau (Mt Eden) and Waitematā (Britomart) stations are existing stations which are being redeveloped for the project while Te Wai Horotiu (Aotea) and Karanga a Hape (Karangahape) are new stations.

CRL chief executive Dr Sean Sweeney said the names recognized the unique cultural and historical heritage of Tāmaki Makaurau/Auckland.

“We are honored to have received these ngā ingoa tuku iho (traditional names) through our Mana Whenua Forum as well as invaluable Maori mātauranga (knowledge) throughout the project.

“CRL’s eyes are firmly set on building a world-class railway for Auckland’s future, but the names anchor us in the past and the story of the first to name the land the stations occupy their house.”

A design rendering of the City Rail Link's Maungawhau (Mt Eden) station.  Photo / Provided
A design rendering of the City Rail Link’s Maungawhau (Mt Eden) station. Photo / Provided

The CRL’s Mana Whenua forum said the process was to restore the traditional names of the areas served by the stations and return to a time before concrete and skyscrapers, when people lived off the land.

“When we bring back a traditional name, like Maungawhau, it provides a sense of place.”

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff said the station names and designs were a celebration of the city’s past.

A design rendering of Te Wai Horotiu Station (Aotea).  Photo / Provided
A design rendering of Te Wai Horotiu Station (Aotea). Photo / Provided

“The stations will be unique, emphasizing Maori culture and heritage, which is our point of difference in the world. It will tell us as Aucklanders what happened at these sites and what they once looked like.

“For visitors, this will help make their experience at Tāmaki Makaurau memorable and different from other places in the world they have visited.”

Proposed names for City Rail Link stations: their meanings

CRL indicates that the name Maungawhau is an acknowledgment of the nearby dormant volcano Maungawhau/Mt Eden. Maungawhau (whau mountain) takes its name from the whau tree growing on its slopes which was an important resource for the Maori.

Karanga a Hape (Karangahape) can be translated as The Call of Hape and is a correction of the existing name, Karangahape. A kaitiaki (guardian) helped Hape cross the ocean and get to Aotearoa before Tainui’s waka left him behind.

Te Wai Horotiu (Aotea) is the name of the station area’s most prominent geographical feature, Wai Horotiu, the stream that flows under nearby Queen Street. This name reflects the link between the past when the creek provided a service to local people and the station will provide transportation service.

Waitematā (Britomart) mirrors the nearby port of Waitematā. The resort is built on land reclaimed from the harbor near where the waters of the harbor and Wai Horotiu merged.

CRL and Auckland Transport will submit a joint proposal to the country’s naming authority, the New Zealand Geographic Board, at the end of the month, requesting that the names be adopted.

The public will be able to comment on the names before a decision is made.

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The True Meaning Behind The Elden Ring Character Names https://sgb-sports.com/the-true-meaning-behind-the-elden-ring-character-names/ Sun, 01 May 2022 22:51:00 +0000 https://sgb-sports.com/the-true-meaning-behind-the-elden-ring-character-names/

As an open-world dark fantasy RPG with a story written by George RR Martin and gameplay imagined by Hidetaka Miyazaki, Ring of Elden is rich in symbolism and implication, a “show, don’t tell” narrative experience that players are encouraged to decipher as they explore, fight, die and resurrect. An interesting source of symbolism in Ring of Elden are the names the game’s creators gave to demigods, champions, and other major NPCs. Some of the characters have purely made-up fantasy names, while the names of others have roots in ancient languages ​​like Anglo-Saxon and meanings suited to the characters who bear them.

Fantasy fiction writers and fantasy video game developers have a well-deserved reputation for giving their main characters exotic-sounding names in order to give their worlds a more old-fashioned feel. JRR Tolkien, philologist and author of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, went the extra mile and fashioned names for characters derived from the custom languages ​​and writing systems he created for his elves and dwarves. On the other hand, RA Salvatore, author of several books set in the Forgotten Realms adjustment of Dungeons & Dragons, came up with the name of his iconic Dark Elf Ranger character, Drizzt Do’Urden, on the spot during a phone call with his editor, inadvertently sparking a trend in fantasy fiction where writers gave their characters names with too much syllables and apostrophes.

Related: Every Dungeons & Dragons Video Game Starring Drizzt Do’Urden

George RR Martin, author of the dark fantasy saga called A song of ice and fire, is a writer who tries to make his stories feel realistic, but doesn’t let historical facts stop him from telling a good story. Hidetaka Miyazaki, lead designer of games like dark souls and current president of Japanese studio FromSoftware, was inspired by the cultures and trappings of medieval Europe when designing the fantasy setting of Ring Elden, but also probably aesthetic appeal versus historical accuracy. Even so, many medieval-sounding names The iron Throne author Martin and Miyazaki from FromSoft gave the key Ring of Elden the characters have oddly appropriate meanings in the ancient languages ​​from which they are derived.

Meaning of Elden Ring demigod names like Godrick, Godwyn and Godfrey

Elden Ring First Lord Godfrey

In the world of Ring of Elden, there are many demigod rulers and champions whose names have the prefix “God” – only appropriate given the divine connection they have with the sky-stretching Erdtree. The two most notable “godchildren” mentioned in Ring of Elden are Godwyn the Golden, whose death on the Night of the Black Knives heralded the cataclysmic wars of the Shattering, and Godrick of Stormveil, a runt of a Demigod who grafted himself into the flesh of monsters and heroes in order to achieve the strength of his loved one. These two demigods appear to be children (or at least direct descendants) of Queen Marika’s first husband, Godfrey the First Elden Lord, who established the Golden Age of the Erdtree, only to be stripped of her pardoned and exiled as one of the first Terni.

Each of these “god prefixes” Ring of Elden Demigod names have roots in ancient Germanic languages, including ancient Anglo-Saxon dialects central to modern English. The name “Godrick” is a combination of the Anglo-Saxon word for “God” (unchanged to this day) and “ric”, meaning “ruler” or “mighty”. The similar Anglo-Saxon name “Godwyn”, also spelled “Godwin” or “Godwine”, translates to “Friend Of God”, an apt moniker for a divine champion famous for defeating and befriending an ancient dragon lord . Godfrey, the first Elden Lord, has a name with Germanic roots which roughly means “Peace of God” in the posopography of Anglo-Saxon England – an ironic title for a fearsome warrior, but fitting for a champion who provoked a new era of prosperity.

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If Godfrey, the first Elden Lord, sired a major line of divine champions, then an equally prestigious line of demigods arose from the union of two great rulers – Rennala, Queen of the Full Moon and Chief Sorcerer of the Glittering Stone in Raya Lucaria, and the Red-Haired Radagon, a demigod champion of the Golden Order who harbored a strange secret. According to Miriel, Pastor of Vows (a giant turtle NPC in Ring of Elden) Rennala and Radagon met on the battlefield, forged a peace between their respective nations, and became husband and wife, giving birth together to three Demigod children with tragic fates and “R”-prefixed names.

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Unlike Lord Godfrey’s demigod children, Rennala, Radagon, and their children seem to have more fantastical names with no direct root in ancient languages. The name Radagon resembles the female name “Radgund” (Old Germanic for “Counsel of War”), while Ranni, the disembodied snow witch, has a name similar to the real “Rani” (which can mean “Queen” in Sanskrit or “Sing” in Hebrew). Rykard, the Lord of Blasphemy, has an archaic-sounding version of the name Richard, Old Germanic for “brave ruler”; both the serpentine Lord Rykard in Ring of Elden and Godrick the Transplant share the element “Ric” in their name – a perhaps unintended nod to how the two demigods turned into monstrous beings. General Radahn – both a fearless warlord and a sweet sentimentalist who mastered gravitational sorcery so his giant body wouldn’t encumber his favorite horse – has a name similar to Radovan, Rada, Radojka and other nicknames from the Slavic languages ​​- the “Rad” element of these titles roughly translates to “happy/willing”.

Etymology of Elden Ring names like Marika, Malenia, Mohg and Morgott

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Fantasy author George RR Martin, approached by FromSoftware to help build and create the world Ring of Eldenorigin myths, said he did not choose to give Ring of Elden the names of the characters correspond to his own initials. There is, however, a significant pronunciation pattern in the names given to certain bloodlines in FromSoftware’s open-world RPG. Marika and Godfrey’s Demigod offspring have names beginning with “God–”. Radagon and Rennala’s children have names beginning with “R”. Finally, many of the Omen characters in Ring of Elden – Morgott, King Omen and Mohg, Lord of Blood in particular – have names beginning with Mr. Morgott and his character “Margitt, the Fell Omen” were both jokingly referred to as “Margaret” by members of the Ring of Elden fan base; Margaret’s name, which means “Pearl” in ancient Greek, appears to have no connection to Mohg, Margitt/Morgott or the other Omens, a clan of humanoids with horns, tails and other mutated growths on their body.

Malenia the Severed, Blade of Miquella, a Valkyrie afflicted with contagious scarlet rot, became the mascot of Ring of Elden in all but name when its first trailer was released. After her release, Malenia’s reputation changed and she became known as one of the Ring of EldenThe toughest bosses in – less of a rot goddess, and more of a “Rage Quit” goddess. For all the weight and importance of Malenia in the game and the story, neither her name, nor the name of her patroness Miquella, seem to correspond to modern or historical names (the name of the goddess Malenia in Ring of Elden sounds like the ancient Greek word Melania, which means “black” or “dark”, but otherwise has no etymological connection).

The name of Queen Marika, the goddess of the Erdtree whose disappearance is the greatest mystery of Ring of Elden, has a much more interesting etymological root. In several real-world cultures, Marika is short for “Mary” or “Maria”, a name most famously associated with the revered Virgin Mary in both Christianity and Islam. In the New Testament of the Bible, Mary, by an immaculate conception, gave birth to the son of God, who was then crucified by the authorities of the Roman Empire. In Ring of EldenMarika, the ancestor of Demigods, is depicted with outstretched arms in many of the statues players can find while exploring the open world – a posture with parallels to crucifixion imagery.

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Navi Bombay: Divya Vaibhaw Gaikwad, a former Corporal Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) from Vashi has written to CIDCO, demanding to change the name of the Navi Mumbai Sports Association (NMSA) tennis complex, located at Sector 1A in Vashi. At present, the name of the tennis court is Ganesh Naik Tennis Complex (GNTC).

Gaikwad claimed that many women approached her and demanded that the name of the tennis resort which follows the name of Airoli MLA Ganesh Naik be changed as there was an allegation of rape and threats against Naik.

She said: “Naik is accused in a rape case and the name of the tennis academy after him is a disgrace. The girls and women who visit the complex and play the game feel that the name of the academy should be changed to convey a good message,” Gaikwad said. She added that the tennis complex can be renamed after a sportsman or a social activist.

A Nerul woman had made allegations against BJP Airoli MLA Naik for threats and rape. She initially alleged that she was in a relationship with Naik and that they had a 15-year-old son. Now she is claiming her son’s rights from Naik. Two FIRs have been registered on this subject. Naik had approached Thane Magistrates’ Court with a bail application before the arrest. The hearing is set for April 30.

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