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Lyndae

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Lyndae
BotW Lyndae Model.png
Race Goron
Gender Male[1]
Game(s)

Lyndae is a character in Breath of the Wild.[2]

Biography

Lyndae is a Goron who can be found in Gerudo Town. Lyndae is allowed into Gerudo Town despite being a man.[1] If Link speaks to Lyndae during the day, he incorrectly pronounces "Sav'otta" as "Sabotta," which is a Gerudo greeting meaning "good morning."[3] Lyndae explains that one must really bite their lip to get the "V" sound out clearly and is ashamed that a little kid made fun of him for his pronunciation yesterday.[4][5] He feels that it sounds the same no matter what he does.[6] If Link speaks to Lyndae at night, he struggles to say "sav'saaba," which is the Gerudo word for "good evening."[7] Lyndae feels that Gerudo words are hard to remember.[8] He also comments that Gerudo Town truly is full of women and that it smells nice there.[9][10] Lyndae wonders why he was allowed into the Town when men are not allowed inside.[1]

After Link calms the Divine Beast Vah Naboris, Lyndae can be found sitting with the Goron Strade. When Link speaks to him here, Lyndae finally pronounces "sav'otta" correctly.[11] However, he still struggles with pronouncing "sav'saaba," instead saying "sav'saava" and "sab'saava."[12] Lyndae also expresses how shy he felt being surrounded by girls before Strade came to Gerudo Town.[13] However, Lyndae admits that he still feels shy around Strade.[14]

Nomenclature

TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name
Japan Japanese ガトリン
French Republic FrenchEU Kavatlin

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Hang on... I thought men weren't allowed in this town... Why did they let me in?" — Lyndae (Breath of the Wild)
  2. "Lyndae" — N/A (Breath of the Wild)
  3. "Er... Sa...botta? Was that it? I can't tell..." — Lyndae (Breath of the Wild)
  4. "Apparently you really have to bite your lip to get that V sound out clearly." — Lyndae (Breath of the Wild)
  5. "A little kid made fun of me yesterday for not being able to get the pronunciation right." — Lyndae (Breath of the Wild)
  6. "I don't know why, but it sounds the same to me no matter what I do..." — Lyndae (Breath of the Wild)
  7. "Um... Savasava? Sava...sotta? Anyway, good evening!" — Lyndae (Breath of the Wild)
  8. "Gerudo words are really hard to remember. I think "sav" is part of half of them, but there's some starting with V..." — Lyndae (Breath of the Wild)
  9. "Gerudo Town really is full of women, isn't it?" — Lyndae (Breath of the Wild)
  10. "It really smells nice here..." — Lyndae (Breath of the Wild)
  11. "Sav'otta! Hah! I got it!" — Lyndae (Breath of the Wild)
  12. "Sav'saava! Oh, wait... I think there's supposed to be a B sound there? Is it sav'saava? Sav'saaba? Ugh, this language is hard..." — Lyndae (Breath of the Wild)
  13. "I was really shy, being all by myself and surrounded by girls like that." — Lyndae (Breath of the Wild)
  14. "Being honest... Even with Strade here, I still feel pretty shy..." — Lyndae (Breath of the Wild)