The Nef Culture

The Nefan, a fictional human culture from a temperate coniferous forest climate.

This culture is called the Nef. Its people are the Nefan, and they are a human society.

They speak Nef. Nef is a graceful and musical language. It uses an alphabet writing system, with characters composed of half-circles, triangles, and dots. The sample phrase "Hello! It is good to see you, friend." in Nef is said "fig! Gik mef thak nek va, hevoch. "

They originally came from a temperate coniferous forest region.

Common Names

Male Names

  • Yizhceken
  • Sao
  • Thasfefen
  • Qezhkefest
  • Biastor
  • Cazveastor
  • Mechen
  • Mezipand
  • Ðothago
  • Caqigest

Female Names

  • Jia
  • Zishrekeli
  • Cheeela
  • Furdibea
  • Kegoa
  • Mikea
  • Gethgepia
  • Zasia
  • Qipa
  • Viea

Family Names

  • Wasbifbef
  • Palzhaxed
  • Paryikho
  • Pazhwakdeb
  • Mafibxed
  • Muthsoyasho
  • Tabgeg
  • Vivzhaðechdeb
  • Geðfadgeg
  • Thofbef

Buildings

Buildings have walls made of carved stone with small decorative arches near the roof, and roofs are onion-shaped and made of thatch. Doors are made of thick wood and rounded on top. Windows are medium and rectangular. For decoration, people often plant large trees around their homes.

Music

This style of music has a single rhythm with a slow beat. It is very quiet, with simple harmony. It has a simple melody with a low pitch in a major key. Usually, it has a mellow timbre.

Clothing

As the Nefan hail originally from a temperate coniferous forest region, their clothing style is appropriate for that kind of place. They often wear the following:

Male Clothing

Female Clothing

Common colors include white, subdued green, and bright yellow. Decoration tends towards simple embroidery.

For jewelry, some of the following are common:

Food and Drink

Common main dishes for the Nefan include:

Common desserts include:

The most common alcoholic beverages are:

As far as eating customs go, they have the following:

Religion

The Nefan have a polytheistic outlook. They gather in temples.

Deities

The deities of the Nefan are as follows:

Lizhodion

Lizhodion is the god of death. He is lantern-jawed. He is wise and short-tempered. His holy item is a sickle, and his holy symbol is a scythe.

Thiamn

Thiamn is the god of light and fear. He is slender. He is sly and serious. His holy item is an orb, and his holy symbol is a screaming face. Thiamn is parent of Vilnirqebeela.

Bepali

Bepali is the goddess of thunder and summer. She is perpetually sunburnt. She is warm and peaceful. Her holy item is a wreath, and her holy symbol is a radiant sun. Bepali fears Mezipand.

Viea

Viea is the goddess of good, wisdom, and music. She is frail. She is jovial. Her holy item is an orb, and her holy symbol is a lute. Viea is the daughter of Cheðsegon, fights with Viseli, and is a parent of Wevpakand.

Wevpakand

Wevpakand is the god of dawn. He is bright. He is bold and vicious. His holy item is a necklace, and his holy symbol is a radiant sun rising. Wevpakand is the son of Viea and is a friend of Kegoa.

Thasfefen

Thasfefen is the god of winter, knowledge, and chaos. He is bespectacled. He is absent-minded and wild. His holy item is an amulet, and his holy symbol is an eight-pointed star. Thasfefen is the father of Mezipand, fights with Mezipand, and is a confidant of Fepand.

Viseli

Viseli is the goddess of thieves and trade. She is round. She is greedy and lusty. Her holy item is a coin, and her holy symbol is a book and scale. Viseli is the rival of Viea and is a child of Kegoa.

Cheðsegon

Cheðsegon is the god of plants. He is bulky. He is patient and cynical. His holy item is an amulet, and his holy symbol is a plant. Cheðsegon is a parent of Viea, enjoys the company of Perbieli, and is hopeful for Kegoli.

Daðvegen

Daðvegen is the god of persistence and dusk. He is dark-skinned. He is nervous. His holy item is a staff, and his holy symbol is a half-circle. Daðvegen owes a debt to Patastor and respects Perbieli.

Sucha

Sucha is the goddess of nature and horses. She is sweaty. She is pleasant and down-to-earth. Her holy item is a staff, and her holy symbol is a horse's face. Sucha is a friend of Kegoa.

Kegoa

Kegoa is the goddess of mercy. She is chiselled. She is boisterous and compassionate. Her holy item is a blunt sword, and her holy symbol is a wreath of vines. Kegoa is a friend of Wevpakand, fights with Patastor, is the mother of Viseli, and is a friend of Sucha.

Gervoseli

Gervoseli is the goddess of justice, war, and trickery. She is blind. She is callous and belligerent. Her holy item is a sword, and her holy symbol is a crossed pair of axes. Gervoseli is amused by Perbieli.

Perbieli

Perbieli is the goddess of protection and earth. She is enormous, with metallic skin. She is methodical and strong-willed. Her holy item is a pick, and her holy symbol is a gauntlet. Perbieli is hopeful for Cheðsegon, is hopeful for Daðvegen, and is amused by Gervoseli.

Cilyachest

Cilyachest is the god of healing, lightning, and evil. He is horned. He is creative and compassionate. His holy item is a rod, and his holy symbol is an open hand. Cilyachest is a friend of Patastor.

Patastor

Patastor is the god of law. He is filthy. He is clever and fair. His holy item is a necklace, and his holy symbol is a hammer overlapping a book. Patastor fights with Kegoa, enjoys the company of Daðvegen, and is an ally of Cilyachest.

Wazhjafo

Wazhjafo is the god of fertility. He is tall. He is cynical and humble. His holy item is an amulet, and his holy symbol is a vagina. Wazhjafo is the father of Yeamn.

Yeamn

Yeamn is the god of luck, love, and spring. He is wearing a crown of flowers. He is nervous and bold. His holy item is a necklace, and his holy symbol is a grinning face. Yeamn is child of Wazhjafo.

Kegoli

Kegoli is the goddess of sky, air, and foxes. She is sitting on a cloud. She is wistful and callous. Her holy item is a fox paw, and her holy symbol is a cloud. Kegoli supports Cheðsegon and trusts Fepand.

Fepand

Fepand is the god of water and animals. He is blind. He is moody and brutish. His holy item is a ring, and his holy symbol is a beast. Fepand is a confidant of Thasfefen and supports Kegoli.

Teðchagem

Teðchagem is the god of life and nobility. He is wearing a crown. He is bold and sly. His holy item is an amulet, and his holy symbol is a circle. Teðchagem is parent of Mezipand.

Mezipand

Mezipand is the god of destruction, hunting, and time. He is thin. He is fierce and vicious. His holy item is a necklace, and his holy symbol is an ouroboros. Mezipand is child of Thasfefen, is the rival of Thasfefen, distrusts Bepali, is the son of Teðchagem, and is the rival of Vilnirqebeela.

Vilnirqebeela

Vilnirqebeela is the goddess of demons, darkness, and art. She is rainbow-hued. She is quiet and insidious. Her holy item is a necklace, and her holy symbol is an upside-down five-pointed star. Vilnirqebeela is the daughter of Thiamn and fights with Mezipand.