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Old August 15 2013, 07:32 AM   #1
Xand
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Star Trek etymology

Startrek 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/vie...php?f=1&t=4011

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