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Nynaeve's ki'sain

The ki'sain is a small dot painted on the forehead of Malkieri women to indicate their marital status.[1] A woman who wears the ki'sain is indicating that she has pledged her sons to fight the Shadow.[2]

Nynaeve adopted the custom when she married Lan.[1]

Colors Edit

  • Blue: unmarried[3]
  • Red: married[1]
  • White: widowed[4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Winter's Heart, Chapter 8
  2. Knife of Dreams, Chapter 20
  3. New Spring, Chapter 25
  4. New Spring, Chapter 22

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