Twins who are not identical; they developed from separate ova fertilized at the same time.
In Greek mythology, a female water spirit whose singing lured unwary sailors to their deaths. In the novel, a person (usually female) who has the power to influence others with her voice.
Perfectly functional without any luxury; gets the job done.
(A term specific to book.) A market located in a deep part of Atlantia.
A flat-bottomed boat used to transport people in canals.
A type of rich, reddish-brown wood.
A special mark or badge indicating one's rank.
Someone who assists with religious services.
A dark blue stone; also used to describe the color of a very dark and rich blue.
To suggest or hint something.
A gate that can be opened or closed to let water in or out.
To guess something based on hints.
Brick or stone construction that supports a wall.
Something that insults a deity.
Relating to society; being polite.
Moving in a smooth wavelike manner.