Ty asked in Entertainment & MusicMovies · 2 months ago

How did George Lucas come up with the title of Darth for Sith Lords?

I would personally just love to come up with a title like that for my script

5 Answers

  • Thorn
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

     George Lucas was asked the origins of the name "Darth Vader", and replied: "Darth is a variation of dark. And Vader is a variation of father. So it's basically Dark Father." (Rolling Stone, June 2, 2005).

  • Steel
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    While not necessarily official, I've always viewed it as an abbreviation of "DARk lord of the siTH".

  • 2 months ago

    Darth Vader was meant to be evocative of 'Dark Father' with a little german sound (the Empire is a Nazi metaphor).  

  • 2 months ago

    You will probably never know that one 

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    🥴 I dunno. But Darth does sound like a word for Dark in Old English. 

    Siths are Jedis gone dark. Bad. So... I imagine that's what he did.

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