Gerudo Typography Translations

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Gerudo is the written language of the Gerudo first seen in Ocarina of Time. Since then, it has also appeared in Twilight Princess and Breath of the Wild.

Ocarina of Time

Spirit Temple

Location Image Gerudo English
Spirit Temple entrance's left snake statue OoT Spirit Temple Entrance Snake Statue Left.png

ABCDEFGHI
JKLMNOPQRS
TUVWXYZ;51
FGHIJKLM  

ABCDEFGHI
JKLMNOPQRS
TUVWXYZ;51
FGHIJKLM

Spirit Temple entrance's right snake statue OoT Spirit Temple Entrance Snake Statue Right.png

QRSTUVWXY
ABCDEFGHIJ
HIJKLMNOP
FGHIJKLM  

QRSTUVWXY
ABCDEFGHIJ
HIJKLMNOP
FGHIJKLM

Door to Nabooru's Room OoT Spirit Temple Boss Room Door.jpg Top
GHIJ
Left
ABC
Right
DEF
Bottom
KLMN
Top
G H I J
Left
A B C
Right
D E F
Bottom
K L M N
Writing on walls, ceilings, plaques
OoT3D Spirit Temple Twinrova Room Walls.jpg ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQR ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQR
OoT Twinrova Boss Room Wall Gerudo Typography2.png STUVWXYZ;51!!ABCDE STUVWXYZ;51!?ABCDE
(repeating sequences of Gerudo alphabet)
(most sequences 9 characters long & start at various parts of alphabet, some sequences 18 characters long and span entire alphabet with two lines)
Battlefield compass (clockwise) OoT3D Spirit Temple Boss Room Middle Floor.jpg N N
YXWVQRSTU YXWVQRSTU
E E
EDCBA!Z5P EDCBA!Z5P
S S
YXWVQRSTU YXWVQRSTU
W W
EDCBA!Z5P EDCBA!Z5P


Gerudo Training Ground

Location Image Gerudo English
Text near ceiling OoT Gerudo Training Ground Text.jpg ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOP ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOP
(repeating sequences of)

Ganon's Castle

Location Image Gerudo English
Stairway before Ganondorf boss room OoT Ganon Castle Final Stairway.png

LMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ;5
1!!ABCDEFGHIJKLMN  

LMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ;5
1!?ABCDEFGHIJKLMN

(repeating sequences of the Gerudo alphabet starting at various points, some sequences at least 17 characters long)

Structures on ceiling corners of Ganondorf boss room OoT3D Ganondorf Boss Room Ceiling Corner Structures.png OLE1CYAFW!BF;X OLE1CYAFW!BF;X


Twilight Princess

Arbiter's Grounds (Dungeon)

Location Image Gerudo English
Dungeon wall inscriptions TP Arbiters Keep Dungeon Wall Text.png WAWUFU WAWUFU
(repeating)
Dungeon central area floor TP Arbiters Grounds Dungeon Central Floor Area.png

YUYHPE
GUIWK     YHUBD     GUIWK  

YUYHPE
GUIWK YHUBD GUIWK

Death Sword mid boss area floor TP Arbiters Grounds Death Sword Mid Boss Floor.png DTPQGH! (clockwise from north)
DTPQGH!
(sequence with Gerudo text has many undecipherable characters mixed in)
Boss room floor tiles TP Arbiters Grounds Boss Room Floor Tiles.png QVK QVK
(text is flipped vertically)
Boss room wall inscriptions TP Arbiters Grounds Boss Room Wall Inscriptions.png

GALXOS   TYPO!
GAPH
JKLHIOL  

GALXOS TYPO!
GAPH
JKLHIOL

Boss room sunken vertical inscriptions TP Arbiters Grounds Dungeon Wall Text.png

JDGTUFGN
TUTU
G             !U
TU
Z;51         U  

JDGTUFGN
TUTU
G !U
TU
Z;51 U

Boss room sunken horizontal inscriptions TP Arbiters Grounds Boss Room Sunken Horizontal Inscriptions.png

E     TUTU     !
ABC       G       !ULM
GN       E
QRSTU
VWX
VW         IJXETU         FGN  

E TUTU !
ABC G !ULM
GN E
QRSTU
VWX
VW IJXETU FGN

(some areas obscured in some versions, but seen in others)


Breath of the Wild

Gerudo Town

Location Image Gerudo English
(Front & Back) lamp pedestals BotW Gerudo Throne Room Lamp Front.png GERUDO Gerudo
(Sides) lamp pedestals BotW Gerudo Throne Room Lamp Side.jpg VIGILANT Vigilant
(Front) statue pedestals BotW Gerudo Throne Room Statue Pedestal Front.jpg VIGILANT Vigilant
(Side) statue pedestals BotW Gerudo Throne Room Statue Pedestal Sides.jpg DESERTSUN Desert Sun
Columns in Riju's Throne Room BotW Gerudo Throne Room Columns.jpg DESERTSUN Desert Sun
Base of fountain behind Riju's Throne BotW Gerudo Town Throne Room Lamp Fountain.jpg DESERTSUN Desert Sun
(front) Base of pedestal under center tablet in Riju's bedroom BotW Gerudo Town Riju Bedroom Center Plaque Bottom.jpg DESERTSUN Desert Sun
(sides) Base of pedestal under center tablet in Riju's bedroom BotW Gerudo Town Riju Bedroom Center Plaque Sides.jpg VIGILANT Vigilant
Riju's Throne & bedroom center stone tablet BotW Gerudo Town Riju Bedroom Center Plaque Top.jpg

GERUDO
A   RESILIENT
DESERT   FLOWER
FACING   THE
SUNS   GAZE
GERUDO   GROWS
BRILLIANT
WHILE   OTHERS
FADE  

Gerudo
A resilient
desert flower,
facing the
sun's gaze.
Gerudo grows
brilliant,
while others
fade

[1]
South East column behind throne, SE bedroom tablet BotW Gerudo Town Riju Bedroom Center Plaque Left.jpg

WE   STAND
VIGILANT
IN   THE
DESERT   SUN
WE   ARE
BRILLIANT
OVER   
EVERYONE  

 
We stand
vigilant,
in the
desert sun.
We are
brilliant,
over
everyone

[2]
North West column behind throne, NW bedroom tablet BotW Gerudo Town Riju Bedroom Center Plaque Right.jpg

VIGILANT
IN   THE   SUN
GROWING
BRILLIANT
GERUDO
NEVER
OUTDONE  

Vigilant
in the sun
growing
brilliant
Gerudo
never
outdone

[3]
Thunder Helm pedestal BotW Gerudo Town Throne Room Thunder Helm pedestal.png

GERUDO
BRILLIANT
IN   THE   SUN  

Gerudo
brilliant
in the sun

[4]
Sand-Seal Rental Shop Northwest Booth sign BotW Gerudo Town Sand Seal Rental Sign.jpg RENTAL Rental

East Gerudo Ruins

Location Image Gerudo English
Trim on lower half of giant statues BotW Gerudo 7 Heroines Trim Gerudo Text.jpg THESEVENSAGES The Seven Sages (repeating)
bowl like pedestal to place spheres BotW Gerudo 7 Heroines Pedestal Bowls.jpg PEDESTAL pedestal (repeating)

Statue of the Eighth Heroine

Location Image Gerudo English
Trim on lower half of giant statue BotW Gerudo 8th Heroine giant statue lower half.jpg THESEVENSAGES The Seven Sages
(text is in reverse mirrored fashion)

Yiga Clan Hideout

Location Image Gerudo English
Wall inside the entrance BotW Gerudo Yiga Clan Hideout Wall Plaque.jpg

  
GERUDO
THERE
IS   NO
STRIFE
GERUDO
LIKE
WATER
WE   FLOW
WITH
LIFE  

 
Gerudo
there
is no
strife
Gerudo
like
water
we
flow
with
life

Statues' swords BotW Gerudo Yiga Clan Hideout Statue Sword Text.jpg GERUDO   AN   UNBLEMISHED   DESERT   FLO Gerudo an unblemished desert flo
(last word incomplete, presumably "flower")

Misc

Location Image Gerudo English
West Gerudo Canyon banners BotW Gerudo Canyon Banner.png SAFETY   FIRST! Safety first!
Sand-Seal Race banner start BotW Gerudo Sand Seal Race Start.png START Start
Sand-Seal Race banner goal BotW Gerudo Sand Seal Race Goal.png GOAL Goal
Random red Gerudo book BotW Gerudo Random Red Book.png PHOTO Photo
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Gerudo (Language)

  1. [1], Clarification from user peasinapod123 from Reddit BotW subreddit.
  2. [2], Translated by user peasinapod123 from Reddit BotW subreddit.
  3. {{Cite web|url=http://www.reddit.com/r/Breath_of_the_Wild/comments/6orjw5/til_what_the_gerudo_inscriptions_in_rijus_room%7Ctranslated by user peasinapod123|site=Translated by user peasinapod123 from Reddit BotW subreddit
  4. [3], Translated by user peasinapod123 from Reddit BotW subreddit.