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Honorifics in the Culture were titles prefixed to names when formally addressing an entity. Honorifics were typically only used for notable individuals.

Known honorifics[]

Prefix Used for
Ar[1] Ambassadors
Av[2] Mind avatars
Cr[3] Composers
Dn[4] Drones


  1. Look to Windward, chapter 1
  2. Surface Detail, chapter 27
  3. Look to Windward, chapter 5
  4. Excession, chapter 9