- Najun, Grand Master
- Grand Master Najun was one of the Grand Masters of the Guild of Legislators. (King Ri'neref Notebook)
- Naming Day
- Apparently it was customary to receive gifts on one's naming day. Anniversaries of the day were noted. (BoT 13, 243)
- Nara is the hardest of D'ni stones, metallic greenish-black in color, and 30 times the density of steel. It was made in huge fusion-compounders that formed it into cylinders for temporary storage. When enough cylinders were available, they were loaded into a sprayer, which, like a large pressure-oven, burned away the cylinders and melted the nara so it could be used. (BoT 23-4, 40)
- "The machine reconstitutes the very matter of the rock, reforging its atomic links and thereby reducing its volume by a factor of two hundred. The result is nara." -Aitrus (BoT 17)
- Nara was first created in the laboratory by the Guilds of Miners and Stone Masons in the year 5307 DE.
- Naygen, King
- Naygen was one of the Kings of D'ni. He took the throne in 2356 DE at the age of 86, and died in 2533 DE at the age of 263, leaving the throne to his third son. For more information please see the DRC notebook on King Naygen. (King Naygen Notebook)
- A D'ni word meaning "new, fresh, clean." A derivation of this word is found in the word kortee'nea, meaning "blank (new) books." (RAWA)
- Guildsman Neferus was the cadet who found the precedent allowing non-D'ni to enter Ages. (BoT 170)
- The D'ni written symbol for negative was a circle from which jutted seven short, wedge-shaped rays, like a star. (BoA 113-114) Atrus sees, at the Common Library, the symbol for Enter over one door, and the same symbol with the starred circle around it over the other door, signifying "do not enter."
- Nehir, Lord
- One of the Five Great Lords in the time just before the destruction of D'ni. He was of the Stone-Masons Guild. (BoT 125, 139-40)
- Many of the D'ni people lived in neighborhoods along the walls of the great Cavern. Some of these small self-contained areas were in a good state of preservation, and were made available to new explorers from the surface.
- An industrial district formed during the reign of Needrah, 16th King of D'ni. Nehv'eril served as an importation center for most of the goods imported from other Ages. After an outbreak of plague there in 5312 DE, many D'ni considered it to be too close to the city proper. Nehv'eril was replaced by the Uran (also called Ashem'en) district in 5500 DE. (King Me'emen Notebook)
- Neref Island
- One of the publicly accessible islands in the D'ni Cavern. Home of a park built by King Yableshan circa 4910 DE.
- A district in D'ni. (BoD 31)
- A Nexus seems to be a way station between Ages. In the Nexus there is a machine which safely holds a variety of Linking books which are accessed via a control panel, which is activated by a KI.
- Nexus Station
- A Linking Book to the Nexus is kept on a special pedestal with a KI registering device attached to it. An explorer inserts the hand bearing the KI into this device to create access to a Linking Book in the Nexus that will return the explorer to the area where the Nexus book is found.
- Nidur Gemat
- An ancient Age, one of six belonging to the family of Lord Veovis. (BoT 155)
- For information on the D'ni number system, and for a chart showing the numbers, please see the D'ni Math page.
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