He knows that his wife was taken by Aphars, but no one knows where she is still alive or not. (She is presumed dead).
He warns his children not to venture into the Forest.
He knows parts of the legends but not all, he didn't believe until his wife was taken. He has been in contact with Elekada but we don't know for how long or what he has been told. It is hard for him to trust Elekada because she is from the Fae tribe, but his wife trusted Elekada very much.
"Raund" means "round," or in Hindi "trample" (...i think..this one is difficult)