Adjective | Doe•myth•ic | \ˈdō-mi-TH-ik\
Used to describe the fusion of myth and magic in a domestic space. This term was coined by Grace Nuth, writer of the blog Domythic Bliss
Noun | Fei | \’fā\
The Fae are mystical creatures that often wield great power in magic and/or elements, and are often associated with nature. Where humanity consists of just one species, humans,there are a hundreds of species within the Fae. A general blanket term used to describe and classify any otherworldly being that does not fall under the classification of “Angel” or “Demon”.
For example: Under the Fae genus, species consist of things such as fairies, pixies, fauns, elves, nymphs, centaurs, trolls, goblins, imps, brownies, harpies, etc.
Noun | Fay•sau•na | \’fā–sȯ-nə\
The way you behave, talk, etc., with other people that causes them to see you as a particular kind of person : the image or personality that a fae-person presents to other people. Pertaining specifically to a fantasy based character you are portraying.
Verb | Fin Slap | \’fin-slap\
The act of slapping another with the fluke of your tail in an aggressive rage. Very painful, yet very effective. Much like a bitch-slap.
Noun | Glam•or•ies | \’Glam-rēs\
Accessories that make you feel more magical, fae, glamorous, or otherwise heightened from a normal, mundane state.
Verb| Mer•maid•ing | \’mer-mād-iŋ\
The practice of owning, wearing, and often swimming in, a costume mermaid tail. The term was coined by Mermaid Iona, founder of Mernetwork.
Noun | Mer•mish | \’mer-m-ish\
The common tongue language spoke by merfolk.
Noun | Mer•sau•na | \’mer-sȯ-nə\
The way you behave, talk, etc., with other people that causes them to see you as a particular kind of person: the image or personality that mer-person presents to other people. Pertaining specifically to a mermaid based character you are portraying.
Noun | Mer•ten•der | \’mer-ten-dər\
A human who assists mer-person at events. This usually involves being in charge of moving the mer-person from place to place and making sure they are safe while swimming.
Noun | Mer•vert | \’mer-vərt\
A pervert who fetishizes and harasses specifically members of the mermaiding community.
Noun | Mer•wran•gler | \’mer-rān-g(ə-)lər\
Synonymous for mertender, this term was coined by Raina the Halifax Mermaid and her Merwrangler Sean.
Noun | Pub·lic-Pool-B•itch | \ˈpə-blik\ – \ˈpül\ – \ˈbich\
Someone who has a tendency to brag about being a mermaid/merman or having a mermaid lifestyle when they are disconnected or treat the mer-community and its members poorly.
Noun | Tail-Gap | \ˈtāl\ – \’gap\
The gap that forms at the waistline of the mermaid’s tail while swimming. Usually caused by a loose-fitting tail and is most commonly seen with neoprene mermaid tails, and occasionally silicone tails.