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So Ninfia's english name is Sylveon?

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2 years ago#1
Serebii just tweeted this however I didnt see it on his website. Sylvion huh? Wonder what type that could be
2 years ago#2
It's also left me stumped.

All the other names were very obvious. This one isn't - what's the 'Sylv' stand for?

'Flying' came into my head upon reading Serebii's tweet of it, though.

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2 years ago#3
It's on the site now.
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2 years ago#4
Chosenoneknux posted...
It's also left me stumped.

All the other names were very obvious. This one isn't - what's the 'Sylv' stand for?

'Flying' came into my head upon reading Serebii's tweet of it, though.


Maybe it is supposed to be like sylph, which fits into the whole fairy/nymph thing too...
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2 years ago#5
Sylph? new fairy type confirmed!
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2 years ago#6
Chosenoneknux posted...
It's also left me stumped.

All the other names were very obvious. This one isn't - what's the 'Sylv' stand for?

'Flying' came into my head upon reading Serebii's tweet of it, though.


syl·van
Adjective
1.Consisting of or associated with woods; wooded.
2.Pleasantly rural or pastoral: "vistas of sylvan charm".



Synonyms
silvan - woodsy - wooded - woodland
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2 years ago#7
Sylver
Silver

Could be a reference to Swords, Speed, or silver wing.

Or

Sylvan as Salesman said

In that case it's either steel or flying type.
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2 years ago#8
WiiareVenom posted...
Chosenoneknux posted...
It's also left me stumped.

All the other names were very obvious. This one isn't - what's the 'Sylv' stand for?

'Flying' came into my head upon reading Serebii's tweet of it, though.


Maybe it is supposed to be like sylph, which fits into the whole fairy/nymph thing too...


Maybe. And numerous Fairy typed pkmn are also Normal typed [Clefairy etc.]...

Maybe it is simply a Normal evo then [hopefully with a Dragon and or Ghost type partner - alia Umbreon and Espeon, Glaceon and Leafeon].
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2 years ago#9
Rupin_Salesman posted...
Chosenoneknux posted...
It's also left me stumped.

All the other names were very obvious. This one isn't - what's the 'Sylv' stand for?

'Flying' came into my head upon reading Serebii's tweet of it, though.


syl·van
Adjective
1.Consisting of or associated with woods; wooded.
2.Pleasantly rural or pastoral: "vistas of sylvan charm".



Synonyms
silvan - woodsy - wooded - woodland


Yes, it's something to do with trees. Probably bug type then.
2 years ago#10
I love this so much. I kept telling people that the Japanese name is meaningless because it could mean pretty much anything.

The bug people can go kill themselves now.
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