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Star Trek etymology

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Report this Aug. 15 2013, 10:55 pm

Star Trek etymology:


Ocampa Lat. oc, ob -toward, against + campus -field


Annorax Lat. annum -year + rex -king


Dukat Lat. ducere, ducatus -to lead (leader)


Hirogen hero + generare -to born, generate


Masaka from word mask


Kazon Gr. kakos -bad + zone


Borg Gr. kybernetes -helmsman + ergon, -org -work, cyborg


Korgano Lat. cor -heart + Gr. ganos -joy


Cardassia Gr. kardia -heart + Lat. as, assis -copper coin (heart made of copper because were cruel)


Ferengi Lat. fero, ferre -to bear, to carry + angor, anxiety


Krenim Gr. chronos -time


Orpax or -gold (French) + Lat. pax -peace


Tricorder Lat. tri -three + cor, cordis -heart (three times thinker for computer com -together, with + putare -to think


Hologram Gr. holos -whole, complete + gramma -letter, writing


Android Gr. aner, andros -man + eidos, -oid -form, shape


Duras Lat. durus -hard


Ponfar Lat. ponere -to put + fari -to speak


Sto-vo-kor Lat. sto -I stand + vocare -to call + cor, cordis -heart


Ulani Belor Lat. ullus -any + an -of, related to + bellum -war


Benil Lat. bene -well + il -of, related to


Dolak Lat. dolor -pain + ac -of, related to


Korinas Lat. cor, cordis -heart + in -of, related to


Lonar Lat. luna -moon


Krim grim


Ocett Lat. oculus -eye + ett -little, small


Pirak Gr. pyr -fire + ac -of, related to


Preloc Lat. prae, pre -before + loqui, locutus -speak


Prenar Lat. prae, pre -before + nare -to swim


Ranor Lat. rana -frog


Rekelen Lat. re, red -back, again + celare -to hide + en -of, related to


Revok Lat. re, red -back, again + vocare -to call


Rugal Lat. ruga -wrinkle + al -of, related to


Seska Lat. sedere, sessus -to sit, settle + ka -of, related to (Slavic, Sanskrit)


Spumco Lat. spuma -foam


Surjak Hindi suraj -sun + ac -of, related to


Telak Gr. tele -far + ac -of, related to


Suliban Lat. sulum, suli -each thing, everything + bane


Talaxians Lat. talis -such, so great + ax -having ability, ing suffix


Vorta Lat. vorare, voratus -to swallow, devour


Vidiians Lat. videre -to see, look at, vidi -I have seen


Delvok Lat. delere, deletus -delete, destroy + vocare -to call


Taurik Gr. taurus -bull + ic -of, related to


Tuvok Lat. tu -you + vocare -to call


Weyoun way + Lat. unus, una -one


Mala Lat. malus, mala -evil, bad


Motura Lat. movere, motus -to move + ur -of, related


Suran Fr. sur, super -above + an -of, related to


Vrax Lat. uro, urere, ustus -burn + ax -ing suffix


Xerius Gr. xeros -dry


Orum Lat. os, oris -mouth


Neral It. nero -black + al -of, related to


Nevala Lat. ne -not + valere -to be strong


Jas Holza Ger. holz -wood


Surmak Fr. sur, super -above + make


Bajor bajar -to go down, to descend (Spanish) (because was conquered)


Empok Nor em -in, empower + notorious


Terok Nor terror + notorious


Neelix Lat. ne -not + lex, legis -law or lux, lucis -light, not bright


Culluh cull -collect, separate


Vor'cha Lat. vorare -to devour + chance


 


For those interested in etymology I made various games etymologies on Crestfallen, the Way forum:


http://www.crestfallen.us/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=4011

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