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What are the units saying in Age of Mythology? For example, when I click on a Hoplite he says "Prostagma". What does that mean?

Is there a resource that has all the unit's quotes for all the races (Greek, Egyptian and Norse) and translated?

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"Prostagma?" means "Orders?" in Greek.

I have found a partial list of translations here. It includes most of the common ones.

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Thanks. Sadly, the list is Greek only. If we had a translator on arqade, i'm sure we would have this finished. +1 for effort. – General Stubbs Nov 26 '12 at 22:50
    
Just as a side note: The link provided suggests that the languages are Ancient Egyptian and Ancient Norse. This means there are probably no online dictionaries available for this. – ayckoster Nov 28 '12 at 14:43
    
The Norse speak old Norse which is closest to Icelandic. We only need a rough translation though, so we should be able to find out what they are saying with an icelandic person. – General Stubbs Nov 29 '12 at 20:16

Someone recently posted one about Norse unit sounds in the Steam Community here:

All Units

Já (yow) - Yes (both question and affirmative)
Ég vil (yer vil) - I will. (I want to)
Skipan? (skeepan?) - Orders / commands?
Samþykkt (samm-thickt) - Agreed.
Tilbúinn! (til-pwin) - Ready!

Villagers

Veiðimaður (vey-thee-mathur) - Hunter.
Fjósamaður (fyoh-sa-mathur) - Farmer. (literally "Barn man")
Timbursveinn (timber-svait-n) - Woodcutter. (literally "timber-lad")
Grjótsveinn (groht-svait-n) - Miner. (literally "rock-lad")
Satt (saht) - Right. (literally "truly")
Hver er þar? (kwer-air-thar) - Who is there?

Attacking

Til orrustuslag! (till-orr-ustu-slah) - To battle!
Sækið fram! (sigh-keeth-framm) - Advance forward! / Ride forth!
Atrás! (art-trouse) - Attack! (I believe it's a combination of two words, literally "at" (fight) + "árás" (battle))

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Damn. Without playing this in years I can recognize most words and 'say' them in my head. Thanks for the nostalgic feeling! – Mathias711 Mar 22 at 6:58
    
Thanks for this! – General Stubbs Mar 22 at 22:59

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