|Part of Speech:||term noun verb|
|Forms:||werpaj, werpajs, zra werpaj|
|Glosses:||iron (metal), steel (metal), be tough and resourceful, have integrity, outclass, overwhelm, tough, honest, made of iron|
The term 'werpaj' refers to the metal iron and comes from Old Common. The pseudo etymology appears to the "make+stuff." During the middle period, it developed the colloquial sense of being tough, capable and honest - it is a pali verb meaning possessing these qualities, and the modifier form has these senses as well as just being made of iron. The phrase "zra werpaj" is a word for steel. In science, werpaj is the scientific term for the element of iron.