Part of a phrase in HP Lovecraft's Cthulhu mythos. Translates roughly to, "dreams," "sleeps," or "waits."

The phrase - Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn - translates to, "In his house at R'lyeh, dead Cthulhu waits dreaming."

It is often shortened to, "Cthulhu fhtagn," which loosely translates to, "Cthulhu waits," or "Cthulhu dreams."
"Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn."
-HP Lovecraft's Call of Cthulhu
by Shiranai April 22, 2008
A crucial part of the chant which calls forth the attention of Cthulhu, who slumbers in dread R’lyeh.
"Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn!"
by Jacob Chesser March 31, 2004
Word which roughly translates to waits/dreams/sleeps in a long forgotten tongue.
"Iä! Iä! Cthulhu fhtagn!" Rejoice that Cthulhu sleeps.
by Cyberserker July 10, 2008

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