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Old February 4 2013, 06:47 AM   #13
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Re: First Xindi attack made no sense

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Is that a joke in there somewhere? The Xindi... causing mass xenophobia? :P
You mean because of the X's?
Star Trek often lifted names from other languages. Xindi is the name of a Chinese Township and a Chinese flute.

DS9's Jem'Hadar could be adapted from Jemadar, in (Middle-Far Eastern) feudal times referring to a ranking soldier battling commoners on his lord's territories. It was also used as a rank in the British Indian Army.
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