"I taught Doran everything he knows." - Ornn OriginalCircle Original Ornn

Effrem E. Doran is an unknown non-playable character in Ionian and the individual after whom several starter items are named after.

He lived in Wuju village, the same one Master YiSquare Master Yi lived in.[1]

Lore

Doran is responsible for the creation of the following items:

Trivia

  • Featured in the Journal of Justice (Issue 18: The Mailbag of Justice).
  • His surname Doran comes possibly from Gaelic Ó'Deóradháin "descendants of exiles" < deóradh < Brittonic di-brogis < Proto-Celtic *di-mrogis lit. "away from the border"[2][3]
    • Effrem comes seemingly from Hebrew toponym,[4] tribal, & personal name Ep̄rayim אֶפְרַ֫יִם, from Proto-West-Semitic *piry- "fruit"[5]

References

  1. Homecoming (Short Story)
  2. McBain, A. Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic language, p. 117
  3. Matasović, R. Etymological dictionary of Proto-Celtic, p. 97, 280
  4. Encyclopædia Biblica, vol. 2, p. 1309-10
  5. Weninger et al. The Semitic languages, p. 201

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