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Would a female sith also be called Darth?

Discussion in 'Star Wars Community' started by OnlyOneKenobi, Dec 2, 2002.

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  1. JcubFett

    JcubFett Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Yeah, they would still be called "Darth" it's a sith thing.
     
  2. Ben-Obi-Wan-Kenobi

    Ben-Obi-Wan-Kenobi Jedi Youngling star 3

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    yes ur right OnlyOneKenobi
    Dark=Donker !
    I am Dutch , and "Darth" has no meaning in the Dutch language
     
  3. metaforcesaber

    metaforcesaber Jedi Youngling star 2

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    I'm a male, but I understand and respect some basic concepts of feminism. Seriously, I do. IMO, any other title than "Darth" (for a female sith) would denote a lesser power or significance, or something (you know what I mean). Therefore, I think "Darth" should be appropriate for female sith. I think the term "Darth" has the connotations of "Dark Side" and "Evil" and "fear-inspiring," etc. Women can be just as 'dark-sided' and 'evil' and 'fear-inspiring,' 'etc' as males. Furthermore (i love saying that), "Darth" is a description of association to the dark side of the force, so just as female jedi are called "jedi," female sith should be called "darth."

    Ok I'll stop typing now. :)
     
  4. Southernjedi

    Southernjedi Jedi Padawan star 4

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    "Her Darthness"?
    "Dark Lady"?
     
  5. Kwenn

    Kwenn Jedi Master star 5

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    I'm sure Darth means Dark in some language...

    Anyway, every Sith in the movies is called 'Darth' so if Ep3 has a Sith Lady she will be called 'Darth' something...
     
  6. Dark Lady Mara

    Dark Lady Mara Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Could someone who is into EU please enlighten us if there has ever been a Dark Lady and if so, what was her title?

    This was something I baffled over for quite a while in trying to come up with my screen name. :D The only precedent for a female Sith is Lumiya from the original series of Marvel Star Wars comics. She is referred to as "Darth Lumiya" in a few places, most notably in her bio on the OS, but she seems to be called "Lady Lumiya" most of the rest of the time.
     
  7. Bib Fortuna Twi'lek

    Bib Fortuna Twi'lek Jedi Youngling star 10

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    Her name is Darth Lumiya, and her original name was Shira Brie.
     
  8. Darth-CrOaT

    Darth-CrOaT Jedi Youngling star 1

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    I posted this on the Ep3 non spoilers also i think :p
    In the Art Of Star Wars book that comes with the Special Edition EP 1 Widescreen..... It shows concept drawings of the sith in Ep 1.
    And george asked McCaig to draw him his "worst nightmare" the....SITH WITCHand it was so terrifying that george asked McCaig to backdown and draw his Second Worst nightmare... :p hehe~
    Sooooooo........ Sith Witch is the right way to call a women/lady sith..
    But about the Darth.... i dont know... depends on how Lucas see's the word.... either as like a Mr. Vader..so only men get Mr and women get Ms, Mrs.. it all depends on that
     
  9. Sebulba2179

    Sebulba2179 Jedi Master star 4

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    The New Essential Guide to Characters has an entry on Darth Bane, the guy who reincarnated the Sith 1,000 years before the Rebellion. "Darth", it seems, was his actual first name. When he went into hiding and established the two-Sith guideline, he also established a line that would give the name "Darth" to all future Sith Lords.

    Thus I daresay that a Sith Lady would also be called Darth, since there obviously isn't another Lord or Lady out there. I'm not sure she would take kindly to being called something like "Darthie-girl," however (Mar). ;)
     
  10. Luke_Skywalker_12

    Luke_Skywalker_12 Jedi Knight star 5

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    Female sith's should also be called Darth.
     
  11. MaraJade55

    MaraJade55 Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Good question I have know idea....
     
  12. poor yorick

    poor yorick Ex-Mod star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA VIP - Game Host

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    It would look so much more feminine if you added an "e" to it:

    Darthe Wanda

    If she's from Naboo, she could even be Darthé.

    Nothing's as good as "donker," though.

    "Do you find something . . . wisible about my good fweind . . . Donker Vader?!"
     
  13. DamonD

    DamonD Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I think Darth would be the correct term for female Lords of the Sith, too.

    I always thought of Sith Witch as more of an insult than a proper term, but that's just me.
     
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