Vulcan English Description Category
mish-vel machine a device consisting of fixed and moving parts that modifies mechanical energy and transmits it in a more useful form tool
suk'shal-ek'nosh macroclimate the climate of a large geographic area meteorology
suk'yokul-nala macrophage any of the large phagocytic cells of the reticuloendothelial system body part
so-resh madness the quality or condition of being insane (anc.) medicine
mol-kur magenta a purplish red, one of the subtractive primary colors colour
(tvi-)zul magma the molten rock material under the earth's crust, from which igneous rock is formed by cooling geology
zul-tvi-shal magma chamber a chamber that magma flows through geology
datau-kebi t'seshan-kwit magnathrust propulsion unit magnathrust propulsion unit
wal-tukh magnesium a light, silvery-white, moderately hard metallic element that in ribbon or powder form burns with a brilliant white flame element
seshan-kov magnet an object that is surrounded by a magnetic field and that has the property, either natural or induced, of attracting iron or steel tool
seshan-vel magnet magnet tool
seshupik magnetic of or relating to magnetism or magnets; having the properties of a magnet
seshupik flekh'es magnetic anomaly a departure from the normal magnetic field of the earth geology
seshan-khluhkayek magnetic constrictor magnetic constrictor (no definition found) technical
seshan-vunai magnetic field the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle science
seshan-vunai-yeturek magnetic field drive magnetic field drive
karik'es t'seshan-vunai magnetic field intensity a quantity used in describing magnetic phenomena in terms of their magnetic fields and magnetization
seshan-snazh-kakhartayek magnetic plasma guide magnetic plasma guide
seshan-kwitayek magnetic repulsor magnetic repulsor
seshan-fen magnetic seal uses magnetic materials rather than springs to keep the lapped seal faces together. Limited to non corrosive fluids because of the magnets tool
seshan-korsau-tuhlek magnetic storage bottle magnetic storage bottle
mokev-seshan magnetism the class of phenomena exhibited by a magnetic field; unusual power to attract, fascinate, or influence; the force exerted by a magnetic field
seshan-tukh magnetite the mineral form of black iron oxide, Fe3O4, that often occurs with magnesium, zinc, and manganese and is an important ore of iron geology
seshan-thonek magnetometer an instrument for measuring the magnitude and direction of a magnetic field tool
seshan-ek'shal magnetosphere a region extending from about 100 to several 1000 kms above the surface in which charged particles are trapped meteorology
sukmakhayek magnifier one that magnifies, especially a magnifying glass; a system of optical components that magnifies tool
sukmakhau magnify to make greater in size; enlarge; to cause to appear greater or seem more important than is in fact the case; exaggerate
pul'es magnitude greatness of rank or position; degree of brightness of a celestial body designated on a numerical scale
pul'es magnitude a measure of the amount of energy released by an earthquake, as indicated on the Richter Scale geology
pul'es magnitude a number assigned to a quantity so that it may be compared with other quantities math
Ma-Zhong Mah-Jongg Chinese game played by four people with 144 tiles game
sakat mail materials such as letters and packages, handled in a postal system (noun)
sakat-tor mail to send letters and other postal material by mail (verb)
nen-oska main archive the primary depository containing historical records and documents
nen-wun-shal main armory the primary storehouse for arms; an arsenal weapon
nen-tash-svitan main bridge control center of a starship, usually located atop the saucer hull of Federation ships; term is used to distinguish it from the battle bridge place
nen-patorayek t'tum-vel main computer processor primary computer core aboard a starship; built in a cylindrical configuration, so they are often called computer cores
nen-mish-sutauk main engineering control center for propulsion, energy distribution, sensor, navigation, environmental and other ship systems, usually located next to the warp core place
nen-thro-svep t'thro-yut main gangway hatch main large hatch allowing personnel to board or disembark a starship when it is in drydock or docked with a space station place
klitanta s'mun t'forati main meal dish kleetanta with forati sauce food
nen-gluvayek main viewer screen used for navigation, communication and various other purposes, most notably as the main viewscreen in bridge designs of most races
rompotau maintain to keep up or carry on; to keep in an existing state; preserve or retain; to keep in a condition of good repair or efficiency
rompotaya maintenance the act of maintaining or the state of being maintained; the work of keeping something in proper condition; upkeep.
rompotau-zup-shal maintenance shop a place where one does repairs; maintains items house
tra-lan Major a commissioned rank above captain and below lieutenant colonel rank
tor make to cause to exist or happen; bring about; create; to bring into existence by shaping, modifying, or putting together material; construct
sa male a person or animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova); a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies family
sa(-) male of relating to, or designating the sex that has organs to produce spermatozoa for fertilizing ova family
satik male of relating to, or designating the sex that has organs to produce spermatozoa for fertilizing ova family
rasvil- malodorous having a bad odor; foul (adj.)
rasvilik malodorous having a bad odor; foul (adj.)
ch'kariya mammal - burrowing a burrowing mammal that relies on the roots of plants for water and nourishment; long and slender; sparse hair; very small (Surak's Soul) animal
le-matya mammal - wild cat-like omnivorous Vulcan animal, has poisonous claws, green-white diamond pattern in its fur [TAS Yesteryear] animal
thas-pi'nafek mammary gland any of the milk-producing glands in female mammals with a system of ducts to convey the milk to an external nipple or teat body part
sasu man an adult male humanoid (noun) family
khartau manage to direct or control the use of; handle; to exert control over; to make submissive to one's authority, discipline, or persuasion
khartausu manager one who handles, controls, or directs; one who directs a business or other enterprise
neik-ahs(-hinek) mandible the lower jaw of a vertebrate animal; any of various mouth organs of invertebrates used for seizing and biting food esp. in insects body part
kov-dukal t'shel-tukh manganes nodule a nodule found on the deep ocean floors largely of iron and manganese with some cobalt, titanium, copper, and nickel
shel-tukh manganese a hard brittle gray polyvalent metallic element that resembles iron but is not magnetic; used in making steel; occurs in many minerals element
alem-flash-laptra mangrove forest a forest of several tropical evergreen trees or shrubs having stiltlike roots and stems and forming dense thickets place
alem-flash mangrove swamp a forest of several tropical evergreen trees or shrubs having stiltlike roots and stems and forming dense thickets along tidal shores place
wehk-vel manifold a part of an engine that is a pipe or chamber having multiple apertures for making connections
el'tanarau manipulate to move, arrange, operate, or control by the hands or by mechanical means, especially in a skillful manner
Komihntra mankind pertaining to the Terran species species
teh-krus t'talashenek mantissa the decimal part of a logarithm, e.g. in the logarithm 2.95424, the mantissa is 0.95424 math
tvi-kovtra mantle the layer of the earth between the crust and the core geology
el'rupik manual of or relating to the hands; done by, used by, or operated with the hands; employing human rather than mechanical energy (adjective)
el'rupik tash(ek) manual control exerting control over something manually
wehk many being one of a large indefinite number; numerous; amounting to or consisting of a large indefinite number
besan map a representation, usually on a plane surface, of a region of the earth or heavens (noun) tool
besau map to make a map of; to explore or make a survey of (a region) for the purpose of making a map; to plan out, delineate (verb)
rihkal margin an edge and the area immediately adjacent to it; a border; the blank space bordering the written or printed area on a page
masutra-ha-talsu marine biologist a specialist who studies ocean plants and animals and their ecological relationships occupation
masutra-ha-tal marine biology the study of animal and plant life within saltwater ecosystems science
ulidar mark a visible trace or impression, such as a line or spot; a number, letter, or symbol used to indicate various grades of academic achievement (noun)
ulidau mark to make a visible trace or impression on, as with a spot, line, or dent; to form, make, or depict by making a mark (verb)
pu'ulidau marked to be marked; having one or more distinguishing marks; clearly defined and evident; noticeable
ulidek marker an implement, especially a felt-tipped pen, used for marking or writing; one who marks objects, especially for industrial purposes tool
ulidau-glaribek marker beacon a radio transmitter that emits a characteristic guidance signal for aircraft; a sublight beacon used to nagivate starships
ulidayek marker buoy a float moored in water to mark a location, warn of danger, or indicate a navigational channel
vom-krizhiv marl a crumbly mixture of clays, calcium and magnesium carbonates, and remnants of shells that is sometimes found under desert sands
nev-kur maroon a dark reddish brown to dark purplish red colour
kal'i'farr marriage the legal union of a man and woman as husband and wife; the state of being married; wedlock marriage
koon-ut marriage - place of place of marriage; physical location marriage
kun-ut marriage - place of place of marriage; physical location (VLI) marriage
koon-ut-kalifee marriage challenge - place of place of marriage or challenge (VLI) (anc.) marriage
kun-ut kali-fi marriage challenge - place of place of marriage or challenge (VLI) (anc.) marriage
koon-ut so'lik marriage proposal formal marriage proposal (WOK) marriage
kun-ut so'lik marriage proposal marriage proposal (VLI) (anc.) marriage
telik married having a spouse; united in matrimony; of or relating to the state of marriage; closely connected; united marriage
hinek-masu marrow - bone the soft, fatty, vascular tissue that fills most bone cavities and is the source of red blood cells and many white blood cells body part
masu-kastra marsh an area of soft, wet, low-lying land, characterized by grassy vegetation and often forming a transition zone between water and land place
kali-k'hy martial art a Vulcan style of martial arts (Orion Press Lexicon) martial arts
kheile'a martial art one of the Vulcan martial arts devised by Setnow, a direct descentent of Surak; a non-aggressive exercise which inflicts no permanent damage to one's opponent; meant to repel harm, not inflict it; the nerve pinch is an example (Orion Press Lexicon) martial arts
wehk-pukan martial arts generic term for any of several arts of combat or self-defense usually practiced as sport martial arts
k'a'sum'i martial arts - asumi - deadly practice of asumi using deadly techniques martial arts
t'hy'vaj martial arts - asumi - mirror mirror assumi, the practice of assumi in a special partner form martial arts
va'sumi martial arts - asumi - skillful the practice of assumi with emphasis on skill and speed martial arts
a'sum'i martial arts - form specific martial art form with some sub-forms martial arts
ke-ta-yatar martial arts - form a martial art/the form of ketarya using deadly techniques; ancient fighting style designed to kill martial arts
ke-tarya martial arts - form a martial art/an ancient style of combat still practiced on Vulcan martial arts
susmanah martial arts type a Vulcan style of martial arts (Orion Press Lexicon) martial arts
trufemu martyr one who makes great sacrifices or suffers much or dies in order to further a belief, cause, or principle or religious causes religion
putrefei martyred to be martyred; to be killed because of their religious or political beliefs religion
limein mask a covering worn on the face to conceal one's identity; (noun) clothing
shivak mass the physical volume or bulk of a solid body; the the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field (physics) science
~tra mass mass; expanse; grouping; collection, etc. suffix
masuk' massive consisting of or making up a large mass; bulky, heavy, and solid; large or imposing, as in quantity, scope, degree, intensity, or scale
mashalo-thalv-lap mast the tall vertical spar that rises from the keel or deck of a sailing vessel to support the sails and the standing and running rigging
tren-tor master to act as or be the master of; to make oneself a master of; to overcome or defeat (verb)
trensu master one that has control over another or others; one whose teachings or doctrines are accepted by followers (noun) rank
Sim're At cha masters game master's game of the word game
mnu mastery possession of consummate skill; the status of master or ruler; control; full command of a subject of study
tren'es mastery possession of consummate skill; the status of master or ruler; control; full command of a subject of study (VLI) discipline
pev mat the flat piece of coarse fabric or other material used for wiping one's shoes or feet or in various other forms as a floor covering (noun) (anc.) house
katelau mate to copulate; to be paired for reproducing; breed; to become joined in marriage
-tukh material stuff; material; matter; substance; ~ium suffix
tukh material the substance or substances out of which a thing is or can be made
su'us-ek'tal mathematics the study of the measurement, properties, and relationships of quantities and sets, using numbers and symbols math
katelaya mating the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes; copulating
ku'nat'kali'fee mating or challenge mating or challenge marriage
pon'farr mating time Mating time, the entirety of the Vulcan mating phenomena marriage
pon farr Mating time, Time of Mating Mating time, the entirety of the Vulcan mating phenomena; occurs generally once every 7 years marriage
pid-kom matriarch matriarch rank
pid-kom matriarch a woman who rules a family, clan, or tribe; a woman who dominates a group or an activity; a highly respected woman who is a mother rank
viskulan matrix a situation or surrounding substance within which something else originates, develops, or is contained
viskulan matrix the solid matter in which a fossil or crystal is embedded; groundmass geology
viskulan matrix the formative cells or tissue of a fingernail, toenail, or tooth body part
viskulan matrix a rectangular array of numeric or algebraic quantities subject to mathematical operations math
viskulan-abomesayek matrix inverter matrix inverter
-tukh matter stuff; material; matter; substance; ~ium suffix
tukh matter material; something that occupies space and can be perceived by one or more senses; a physical body, a physical substance, or the universe as a whole
tukh-nazh matter gain matter gain
folayek t'ukh-tehn-tukh matter/antimatter reactor place where matter and antimatter are brought into contact to generate the enormous energies that power the starship and the warp engine nacelles
korsau-kebitra t'tukh-tehn-tukh matter/antimatter storage facility area in the lower forward section of the engineering hull where the ship's supply of matter and antimatter are stored
yuk-vel mattress a usually rectangular pad of heavy cloth filled with soft material or an arrangement of coiled springs, used as or on a bed
vin maturation the process of becoming mature; the processes by which gametes are formed biology
vin-tor mature to evolve toward or reach full development; to bring to full development; ripen (verb)
vinik mature having reached full natural growth or development; of relating to, or characteristic of full development, either mental or physical (adjective) biology
vin'es maturity the state or quality of being fully grown or developed; the state or quality of being mature
kihsh-kur mauve a moderate grayish violet to moderate reddish purple colour colour
abru-ahs(-hinek) maxilla either of a pair of bones of the human skull fusing in the midline and forming the upper jaw body part
ek'anau maximize to increase or make as great as possible; to assign the highest possible importance to
ek'an maximum the greatest possible quantity or degree; the greatest quantity or degree reached or recorded; the upper limit of variation (noun)
lau may to be allowed or permitted to; used to indicate a certain measure of likelihood or possibility parts of speech
lau- may may; might prefix
sos may I; could I a verbal conditional approval prefix, such as may I or could I [korsaya.org] prefix
sos'eh maybe perhaps; possibly; an uncertainty; an uncertain reply (anc.)
ne-yartra meadow a tract of grassland, either in its natural state or used as pasture or for growing hay place
yem meal the food served and eaten in one sitting; the customary time or occasion of eating food food
bov mean a number that typifies a set of numbers, such as a geometric mean or an arithmetic mean; the average value of a set of numbers math
tvai mean to be used to convey; denote; to intend to convey or indicate; to have as a purpose or an intention; intend (verb)
thon-tor measure to ascertain the dimensions, quantity, or capacity of; to mark, lay out, or establish dimensions for by measuring (verb)
thon measurement the act of measuring or the process of being measured; a system of measuring; the dimension, quantity, or capacity determined by measuring
kahm meat the edible flesh of animals, especially that of mammals as opposed to that of fish or poultry food
ur meatus a body opening or passage, such as the opening of the ear or the urethral canal body part
tor-velsu mechanic a worker skilled in making, using, or repairing machines, vehicles, and tools occupation
tor-vel mechanism a machine or mechanical appliance; a system of parts that operate or interact like those of a machine
has- medical of or relating to the study or practice of medicine; requiring treatment by medicine; a thorough physical examination (adjective) medicine
hasuk medical of or relating to the study or practice of medicine; requiring treatment by medicine; a thorough physical examination (adjective) medicine
has-vitau-kebi medical stasis unit cylindrical container within which a patient is place for total life support; houses cadavers so decomposition will not start medicine
has-rah-vipladayek medical tricorder tricorder model which is equipped with an additional scanner for closer examination of patients. medicine
haseret medication a medicine; a medicament; the act or process of treating with medicine; drugs medicine
has-tal medicine the science of diagnosing, treating, or preventing disease and other damage to the body or mind medicine
haseret medicine an agent, such as a drug, used to treat disease or injury; something that serves as a remedy or corrective medicine
kohl-tor meditate (Vulcan style) to train, calm, or empty the mind, often by achieving an altered state, as by focusing on a single object meditation
kohlan meditating the act of thinking intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes meditation
wh'ltri meditation - meditation meditation in general, or, the simplest of Vulcan meditation technique meditation
pyllora meditation - meditation guide a person who acts as a guide during a meld meditation; counselor, guide (anc.); also pihlora (VOY Flashback) meditation
asenoi meditation fire pot a firepot used to centre one's thoughts during meditation (Caz) meditation
losherok meditation position - half-lotus half-cross-legged position meditation
loshirak meditation position - lotus the open position, or cross-legged position used in meditation meditation
lesh'riq meditation position - seiza kneeling position, feet tucked under the buttocks, instep against the floor meditation
ikapirak meditation posture the closed posture of meditation meditation
tho'san stone meditation rock a large rock used as a seat by Vulcans while meditating before their firepots (Orion Press Lexicon) meditation
is-lof-svitan medulla oblongata the lowermost portion of the vertebrate brain responsible for the control of respiration, circulation, and certain other bodily functions body part
ragel-tor meet to have an audience with someone; to come upon by chance or arrangement; to be present at the arrival of (VLI)
latva meeting the act or process or an instance of coming together; an encounter; an assembly or gathering of people
ulef-nala-dahsaya meiosis the process of cell division in sexually reproducing organisms leading to the production of gametes in animals and spores in plants medicine
leh-kau-tukh meitnerium is a synthetic chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Mt and atomic number 109 element
melanex melanex a sedative; 10ccs can render a Vulcan unconscious in about 10 seconds; it turns Vulcans bright yellow (TAS Once Upon a Planet) medicine
mu-kur-tukh melanin any of a group of naturally occurring dark pigments, especially the pigment found in skin, hair, fur, and feathers body part
mu-kur-nala melanocyte an epidermal cell capable of synthesizing melanin body part
wadi-rasahtra t'mu-kur-nalalar melanoma a dark-pigmented, usually malignant tumor arising from a melanocyte and occurring most commonly in the skin medicine
nohv meld a blend or merger (noun)
Melkotsu Melkotian a telepathic species, non-humanoid, which appears as a disembodied head and neck whose eyes are literally two shining points of light species
klimtau melt to be changed from a solid to a liquid state; to dissolve; to disappear or vanish gradually as if by dissolving (verb)
kisau member a distinct part of a whole; a part or an organ of a human or animal body (limb); one that belongs to a group or an organization
nala-tin membrane a thin, pliable layer of tissue covering surfaces or separating or connecting regions, structures, or organs of an animal or a plant body part
vokaya memory the mental faculty of retaining and recalling past experience; the act or an instance of remembering; recollection
vokay-val memory chip a RAM microchip that can be plugged into a computer to provide additional memory
vokau-tviyan memory core part of the computer core (a starship's main computer)
ska-plak memory globe a psionic device for storing memories (anc.) (Way of Kolinahr) tool
steh-tukh mendelevium a synthetic radioactive transuranic element of the actinide series; atomic number 101; symbol Md element
Menos Menos surgically altered Vulcan fugitive; T'Pol is sent to apprehend him (ENT - The Seventh) individual
kai'tan mental discipline the control of pain and muscle action training
vlau'u t'masumok'tukh mercuric sulfide a poisonous compound, HgS, having two forms - black and red - both used as a pigment element
masumok-tukh mercury a silvery-white poisonous metallic element, liquid at room temperature and used in thermometers, barometers, etc. element
goh merely and nothing else or more; only
um-t'ovau-nalatra meristem the undifferentiated plant tissue from which new cells are formed, as that at the tip of a stem or root plant
kwon-tin-masutik meromictic where some water remains partly or wholly unmixed with the main water mass at circulation periods as in a meromictic lake
pa'ash-fiktra mesa a broad, flat-topped elevation with one or more clifflike sides place
svi-masu'es-kasik mesic of characterized by, or adapted to a moderately moist habitat
svi-masu'es-kastik mesophyte a land plant that grows in an environment having a moderate amount of moisture plant
svitan-sov-ek'shal mesosphere a portion of the atmosphere from about 30 to 80 kilometers (20 to 50 miles) above the earth's surface; between the stratosphere and thermosphere meteorology
skladan message a usually short communication transmitted by words, signals, or other means from one person, station, or group to another
skladantra message system a system used in retrieving or sending messages; message archive; voice mail [korsaya.org] house
skladasu messenger one that carries messages or performs errands; a person employed to carry telegrams, letters, or parcels
Mestral Mestral Vulcan stranded in Carbon Creek during the 1950's (ENT Carbon Creek) individual
di-kish-torek-vutek metabolic pathway a series of chemical reactions occurring within a cell, catalyzed by enzymes, to achieve in either the formation of a metabolic product to be used or stored by the cell, or the initiation of another metabolic pathway biology
di'kish-torek metabolism the organic processes (in a cell or organism) that are necessary for life biology
svitan-el'ru-hinek metacarpus the part of the human hand that includes the five bones between the fingers and the wrist body part
mokev metal any Any of a category of electropositive elements that usually have a shiny surface, are generally good conductors of heat and electricity (anc.)
mokevsu metalworker someone who works metal (especially by hammering it when it is hot and malleable) occupation
rubah-vok metamorphic rock consists of minerals which were originally sedimentary rock or igneous rock and which have been chemically altered by heat and/or pressure geology
svitan-ash'ya-hinek metatarsus the middle part of the human foot that forms the instep and includes the five bones between the toes and the ankle body part
wesh-kov meteor the bright trail or streak that appears in the sky when a meteoroid is heated to incandescence by friction with the earth's atmosphere astronomy
wesh-kov-tevan meteor shower a large number of meteors that appear together and seem to come from the same area in the sky astronomy
igen-kov meteorite a stony or metallic mass of matter that has fallen to the earth's surface from outer space astronomy
igen-va-talsu meteorologist a specialist who studies processes in the earth's atmosphere that cause weather conditions occupation
igen-va-tal meteorology the science that deals with the phenomena of the atmosphere, especially weather and weather conditions meteorology
thonek meter any of various devices designed to measure time, distance, speed, or intensity or indicate and record or regulate the amount or volume tool
keh-masunol-tukh methane an odorless, colorless, flammable gas, CH4, the major constituent of natural gas, that is used as a fuel element
keh-masunol-torvauk methanogenic producing methane science
eshu t'keh-masunol-tukh methanol a clear, colorless, flammable liquid, CH3OH, with characteristic odor, miscible with alcohol, ether, and water; used as a solvent element
keh-masunol-yokulsu methanotroph an organism capable of oxidizing methane. animal
reh-masunol-tukh methyl the univalent hydrocarbon radical, CH3-, derived from methane and occurring in many important organic compounds element
sovu t'kau-masunol-tukh methylamine a toxic flammable gas, CH3NH2, produced by the decomposition of organic matter and synthesized for use as a solvent element
dah-masunol-tukh methylene a bivalent hydrocarbon radical, CH2-, a component of unsaturated hydrocarbons element
masunol-yokulsu methylotroph an organism capable of oxidizing organic compounds which do not contain carbon-carbon bonds; if able to oxidize methane, also a methanotroph animal
sudef-set metroptosis prolapse of the uterus medicine
timazh-kov mica any of various minerals that crystallize in forms that allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves element
numo- micro- micro- prefix
numo-satalau-pasu micro-diagnostic table micro-diagnostic table medicine
pi'sov-eshupik microaerobic an organism requiring oxygen for growth but at lower concentration than is present in the atmosphere; said of bacteria medicine
numo-ha-vel microbe a minute life form; a microorganism, especially a bacterium that causes disease medicine
numo-ha-velik microbial of or involving or caused by or being microbes medicine
numo-ha-talsu microbiologist a specialist in the branch of biology that studies microorganisms and their effects on humans occupation
numo-ha-tal microbiology the branch of biology that deals with microorganisms and their effects on other living organisms science
numo-hatra microbiota the microscopic living organisms of a region; the combined microflora and microfauna of a region medicine
numo-bal-thonek microcaliper microcaliper
numo-nala-glashayek microcellular scanner microcellular scanner medicine
pi'shal-ek'nosh microclimate the climate of a small, specific place within an area as contrasted with the climate of the entire area meteorology
numo-tum-vel microcomputer a personal computer
numo-toranu-teretek microdyne coupler microdyne coupler tool
numo-vimevilayek microinducer microinducer tool
numo-ha-vel microorganism an organism of microscopic or submicroscopic size, especially a bacterium or protozoan biology
viralashek microphone an instrument that converts sound waves into an electric current, usually fed into an amplifier, a recorder, or a broadcast transmitter tool
numo-tepul-mev micropower conduit micropower conduit
numo-tepul-gol'dvunek micropower relay micropower relay
numo-zan-vel microscope an instrument for viewing objects that are too small to be seen by the naked eye. tool
numo microscopic too small to be seen by the unaided eye but large enough to be studied under a microscope
ri-solektra-hutaya microseism a faint earth tremor caused by natural phenomena, such as winds and strong ocean waves; a small earthquake geology
numo-sharushan microsurgery surgery on minute body structures or cells performed with the aid of a microscope and other specialized instruments, such as a micromanipulator medicine
numo-pi'mev microtubule protein structures found within cells providing structural support and assisting in cellular locomotion and transport body part
numo-pral-fasek microwave oven an oven where heat is produced as microwaves cause water molecules in the foodstuff to vibrate house
svitan middle equally distant from extremes or limits; central; being at neither one extreme nor the other; intermediate
svitan-kaluk middle ear the space between the eardrum and the inner ear that contains the three auditory ossicles (3 small bones) body part
rehr-ozh middle finger the second finger; between the index finger and the ring finger body part
sviti-sfek midpoint a position midway between two extremes
sviti-sfek midpoint the point of a line segment or curvilinear arc that divides it into two parts of the same length math
sviti-eik'es midrange the middle part of an audio frequency; the middle part of a series, progression, or array
kas-bak midrib the central or principal vein of a leaf plant
mor-bak midrib the central or principal vein of a leaf plant
lau might used to indicate a condition or state contrary to fact; used to indicate a possibility or probability that is weaker than may
lau- might may; might prefix
bashan-tor migrate to move from one country or region and settle in another; change location periodically, especially by moving seasonally from one region to another
bashan migration the act or an instance of migrating; a group migrating together
bashan migration the movement of one atom or more from one position to another within a molecule science
askital military members, especially officers, of an armed force (noun) (anc.)
thas milk a whitish liquid containing proteins, fats, lactose, and various vitamins and minerals that is produced by the mammary glands of mammals food
thas-tor milk to draw milk from the teat or udder of (a female mammal); to express milk from a breast
va'amau mimic to copy or imitate closely, especially in speech, expression, and gesture; ape (verb)
va'amaya mimicry the act, practice, or art of mimicking; an instance of mimicking
kae mind that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason (Marketa)
kashek mind that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason (VLI) (noun)
kutz mind a generic term for the non-local field of a sentient mind.
pohkau mind to bring (an object or idea) to mind; remember; to become aware of; notice; to heed in order to obey
kashkau mind(s) the consciousness that originates in the brain and is manifested especially in thought, perception, emotion, will, memory, and imagination
kae'at knal'lur mind-eavesdropping mind-eavesdropping (a crime) crime
kash-naf mind-link mind-link phrase
kash-nohv mind-meld mindmeld phrase
kae'at k'lasa mind-rape mind-rape (a crime) crime
kae'k'akkayam mind-retraining retraining of the mental disciplines training
ra-de'kutha mind-wand modern psionic technology used to protect buildings/temples from attack tool
ra-de'kutha mind-wand modern psionic technology used to protect buildings/temples from attack weapon
kashkau minds minds (in a meld, etc) (anc.)
kashkau minds minds as in melding (VLI)
ip-thorshek mine an explosive device used to destroy enemy personnel, shipping, fortifications, or equipment; landmine weapon
t'nash-veh mine belonging to me parts of speech
van-tor mine to extract (ore or minerals) from the earth (verb) place
ek'tukh mineral a homogeneous inorganic solid substance having a definite chemical composition and characteristic crystalline structure, color, and hardness geology
ek'tukh-da-nel mineral cycle mineral cycle [no definition available]
ek'tukh-solek mineral soil any soil consisting primarily of mineral (sand, silt and clay) material, rather than organic matter
ek'tukh-talsu mineralogist a scientist trained in the branch of geology that studies minerals: their structure and properties and the ways of distinguishing them occupation
ek'tukh-tal mineralogy the study of minerals, including their distribution, identification, and properties science
van-razh mineshaft a vertical or sloping passageway made in the earth for finding or mining ore and ventilating underground excavations place
ten'an minimum the least possible quantity or degree; the degree or amount reached or recorded; the lower limit of variation (noun)
tenu-da-sfek minor axis the shorter or shortest axis of an ellipse or ellipsoid math
teni minus reduction by the subtraction of; less; negative or on the negative part of a scale; the minus sign (-) math
teni minus on the negative side or lower end of a scale; involving disadvantage or harm preposition
lirt'k minute time unit equal to 1.41 Terran minutes, or 54 lik'rt time
haulat mirror a surface capable of reflecting sufficient undiffused light to form an image of an object placed in front of it (noun) house
haul-glakuv mirror image an image that has its parts arranged with a reversal of right and left, as it would appear if seen in a mirror
haul-pa'ashtra mirror plane the symmetry operation (x,y,z) --> (x,y,-z) , etc., which is equivalent to 2 (with a line over it), where the bar denotes an improper rotation. math
vi'rish-yehat miscible that can be mixed in all proportions; used of liquids science
din-tor miss to fail to hit, reach, catch, meet, or otherwise make contact with; to fail to perceive, understand, or experience (verb)
yon-kliton missile an object or weapon that is fired, thrown, dropped, or otherwise projected at a target; a projectile weapon
skrol mission a body of persons sent to conduct negotiations or establish relations with a foreign country; a special assignment given to a person or group (noun)
lafosh mistake an error or fault resulting from defective judgment, deficient knowledge, or carelessness (anc.)
nala-tepul-vel mitochondrion an organelle containing enzymes responsible for producing energy; the powerplant of a cell body part
ek'nala-dahsau-palikauk mitogenic an agent that triggers mitosis medicine
ek'nala-dahsaya mitosis cell division in which the nucleus divides into nuclei containing the same number of chromosomes medicine
ek-nala-dahsau-magu mitotic spindle a structure involved in mitosis and meiosis consisting of a bundle of microtubules joined at the ends but spread out in the middle body part
rish mix a mixture, especially of ingredients packaged and sold commercially; a blend of diverse elements; an amalgamation (noun)
rish-tor mix to become mixed or blended together; to be capable of being blended together; to associate socially or get along with others (verb)
rish-krusek mixed fraction An improper fraction p/q>1 written in the form n+r/s, for example, 1 1/2 (one and one half) math
rish-lap-shal mixed woodland land that is covered with a mixture of different trees and shrubs place
rishek mixer a device that blends or mixes substances or ingredients, especially by mechanical agitation tool
rish mixture the act or process of mixing; the condition of being mixed
nau moan to utter a moan or moans; to make a sound resembling a moan (verb) emotion
naya moan a low, sustained, mournful cry, usually indicative of sorrow or pain; lamentation (noun) emotion
nuk mode a manner, way, or method of doing or acting; a particular form, variety, or manner
na-sakihtikayek modem a device for transmitting data by modulating the data into an audio signal to send it and demodulating an audio signal into data to receive it tool
iyi- modern of or relating to recent times or the present; characteristic or expressive of recent times or the present; contemporary or up-to-date (adjective)
iyik modern of or relating to recent times or the present; characteristic or expressive of recent times or the present; contemporary or up-to-date (adjective)
rubitau modify to change in form or character; alter; to make less extreme, severe, or strong
nakihtilau modulate to adjust or adapt to a certain proportion; regulate or temper; to change or vary the pitch, intensity, or tone of a voice/musical instrument
nakihtialyek modulator a device used to modulate an electromagnetic wave tool
natel module a standardized, often interchangeable component of a system or construction that is designed for easy assembly or flexible use
natesh modulus a quantity that expresses the degree to which a substance possesses a property, such as elasticity science
natesh modulus the absolute value of a complex number math
vom-kunel mogote a isolated, steep-sided, commonly asymmetrical hill or ridge composed of limestone, generally steeper on its leeward side place
masu'es moisture diffuse wetness that can be felt as vapor in the atmosphere or condensed liquid on the surfaces of objects; dampness
masu-vo'ekti moisture budget moisture budget [no definition available] meteorology
masu-nakh moisture index moisture index [no definition available] meteorology
nal-zud molar a tooth with a broad crown used to grind food, located behind the premolars body part
kushizh-vel mold a hollow form or matrix for shaping a fluid or plastic substance; a frame or model around or on which something is formed or shaped (noun)
kushizhau mold to shape in or on a mold; to form into a particular shape; give shape to (verb)
galutravek-glakuv-glashayek molecular imaging scanner molecular imaging scanner medicine
galutravek molecule the smallest particle of a substance that retains the chemical and physical properties of the substance and is composed of two or more atoms body part
bulom-tukh molybdenum polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and tungsten in its properties; used to strengthen and harden steel element
dvunelinak momentum impetus of a physical object in motion; impetus of a nonphysical process, such as an idea or a course of events
haf-kunel monadnock a mountain or rocky mass that has resisted erosion and stands isolated in an essentially level area; also called inselberg geology
nahk monetary unit a pre-credit system, unit of money money
donku money the official currency, coins, and negotiable paper notes issued by a government money
glantayek monitor - checking device a usually electronic device used to record, regulate, or control a process or system tool
gluvayek monitor - viewscreen a device that accepts video signals from a computer and displays information on a screen; a video display tool
ka-kasik monoecious relating to or exhibiting hermaphroditism; hermaphroditic medicine
ka-kasik monoecious having unisexual reproductive organs or flowers, with the organs or flowers of both sexes borne on a single plant, as in corn and pines plant
wuh-zhil monomial an algebraic expression consisting of only one term math
wuh-zhil monomial a taxonomic name consisting of a single word (biology)
wuh-slortra-tukh monosaccharide any of several carbohydrates that cannot be broken down to simpler sugars by hydrolysis; also called simple sugars body part
t'dahsular s'ka-yu-mur monozygotic twins either of two twins developed from the same fertilized ovum (having the same genetic material); identical twins medicine
stislak monster an imaginary or legendary creature having a strange or frightening appearance
suk'kunel-laptra montane forest a forest growing in, or inhabiting mountain areas place
suk'kunel-shal montane zone of growing in, or inhabiting mountain areas place
t'ku'hati month a Vulcan month time
tevun-krus month of the 12 divisions of a year as determined by a calendar (VLI) time
Tasmeen month - autumn autumn month (VLI) time
aikum moon a natural satellite revolving around a planet place
kov-guhsh s'dvun-le-suma moraine an accumulation of boulders, stones, or other debris carried and deposited by a glacier place
weht more greater in number, size, amount, extent, or degree
weh- more ~ ~er; more ~ prefix
asal morning the first or early part of the day, lasting from midnight to noon or from sunrise to noon; the first or early part; the beginning time
shid-rub-viskulan morphogenic matrix morphogenic matrix
tevikehsu mortician one whose business is the management of funerals occupation
ten-nala-dukal morula the spherical embryonic mass of blastomeres formed before the blastula and resulting from cleavage of the fertilized ovum body part
sna-lok mosaic a picture or decorative design made by setting small colored pieces, as of stone or tile, into a surface (anc.)
nati-wakrubaya mosaic evolution the concept that major evolutionary changes tend to take place in stages, not all at once biology
sna-lok-zhuksu mosaic-worker one who makes mosaics occupation
sna-lok-zhukan mosiac-working the act of working with tiny tiles to create a piece of art hobbies
yekuhl moss tiny leafy-stemmed flowerless plants; any of various green, usually small, nonvascular plants of the class Musci plant
gal-en-du'un moss; "dream moss" yellowish-green lichen when consumed causes strong hallucinations; found in the desert plant
yekuhl-laptra mossy forest a forest comprised mainly of mosses place
dan- most greatest in number, amount, extent, or degree (adjective)
danik most greatest in number, amount, extent, or degree (adjective)
dan- most ~ ~est; most ~ prefix
ko-mekh mother a woman who conceives, gives birth to, or raises and nurtures a child (noun) family
m'aih mother a woman who conceives, gives birth to, or raises and nurtures a child (Caz) family
bahun'ahb mother-of-pearl an organic nacre used in making the ka'athyra (lyrette) geology
dvunel motion the act or process of changing position or place; a meaningful or expressive change in the position of the body or a part of the body; a gesture
dvubolau motivate to provide with an incentive; move to action; impel emotion
dvubolaya motivation the act or process of motivating; the state of being motivated; something that motivates; an inducement or incentive emotion
dvubolek motive an emotion, desire, physiological need, or similar impulse that acts as an incitement to action emotion
mishu motor something such as a machine or an engine, that produces or imparts motion (noun) tool
Mount Tarhana Mount Tarhana a volcano located on Vulcan [ENT To Brave the Storm] place
heya mountain a natural elevation of the earth's surface having considerable mass, generally steep sides, and a height greater than that of a hill [Spock's World] (anc.) place
shi'yon mountain a natural elevation of the earth's surface having considerable mass, generally steep sides, and a height greater than that of a hill place
suk'kunel mountain a natural elevation of the earth's surface having considerable mass, generally steep sides, and a height greater than that of a hill place
zul-kunel mountain a natural elevation of the earth's surface having considerable mass, generally steep sides, and a height greater than that of a hill place
kiunel-dah-halekan mountain biking riding on a bicycle with a sturdy frame and fat tires; originally designed for riding in mountainous country sport
kunel-maat mountain chain a series of hills or mountains place
kunel-zehl mountain range a single, large mass consisting of a succession of mountains or narrowly spaced mountain ridges place
kunel-travek mountain system a group of mountain ranges exhibiting certain unifying features and presumably originating from the same general causes place
la'tusa mourn to feel or express grief or sorrow; to grieve; to show grief for a death by conventional signs, as by wearing black clothes (anc.) emotion
pula'tusa mourned to be mourned; to feel or express great sadness, especially because of someone's death (past tense of mourn) emotion
ru'lut mouth the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening body part
dvun move the act or an instance of moving; a change of residence or location; an action taken to achieve an objective; a maneuver (noun)
dvun-tor move to change in position from one point to another; to go from one residence or location to another; relocate (verb)
padvun-tor move around to move around
sadvun-tor move away from to move away from
Dvun'uh! Move! exorting one to move (source: http://www.exploringtheuniverse.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=14&Itemid=18) phrase
dvun movement the act or an instance of moving; a change in place or position; a particular manner of moving
Mt. Tar'hana Mt. Tar'hana an active volcano on Vulcan near to where T'Pol lives (ENT - Home) geography
mau much great in quantity, degree, or extent parts of speech
prash-nala-tin mucous membrane mucus-secreting membrane lining all body cavities or passages that communicate with the exterior body part
prash mucus the viscous, slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and is secreted as a protective lubricant body part
vral mud wet sticky, soft earth, as on the banks of a river; wet plaster, mortar, or cement
vrel-eiktra mud flat low-lying muddy land that is covered at high tide and exposed at low tide place
vrel-yumaya mudflow a downhill movement of soft wet earth and debris, made fluid by rain or melted snow and often building up great speed
vrel-kov mudstone a fine-grained, dark gray sedimentary rock, formed from silt and clay and similar to shale but without laminations
wehk-stukhik fosh-vunai multi-spatial force field multi-spatial force field tool
wehk-kurtra-fnash multi-spectral sweep multi-spectral sweep
wehk-retuka-ifisek multidimensional transporter multidimensional transporter tool
wehk-klaik multifactorial involving dependent on, or controlled by several factors
wehk-zehlik multilinear a basis, form, function, etc., in two or more variables is said to be multilinear if it is linear in each variable separately math
wehk-zhil multinomial of relating to, or consisting of more than two names or terms; also polynomial
wehk-zhil multinomial a mathematical expression of one or more algebraic terms each of which consists of a constant multiplied by one or more variables math
wehk-wek-glashaya multiphasic scan multiphasic scan
wehk-wekik fo-danan multiphasic shielding multiphasic shielding
wehk-wek-fnash multiphasic sweep multiphasic sweep
wehkantayek multiplexer a device that combines several electrical signals into a single signal tool
wehkovaya multiplication the operation that, for positive integers, consists of adding a number (the multiplicand) to itself a certain number of times math
wehkovayek multiplier the number by which another number is multiplied; in 8 32, the multiplier is 8 math
wehkovau multiply to increase the amount, number, or degree of; to perform multiplication on math
wehk-zehlik multiseriate multiseriate [no definition available]
wehk-eku multiset a set-like object in which order is ignored, but multiplicity is explicitly significant math
wehk- multi~ multi~; poly~ prefix
riyeht-stau murder to kill (another being) unlawfully; to kill brutally or inhumanly (VLI) (verb) crime
riyeht-staya murder the unlawful killing of one being by another, especially with premeditated malice (VLI) (noun) crime
t'r'va'vat murder the unlawful killing of one being by another, especially with premeditated malice crime
dok-temok-shidik muriform resembling courses of bricks or stones in squareness and regular arrangement; as, a muriform variety of cellular tissue body part
Muroc Muroc, Sub-Commander Ambassador Soval's aide when he started negotiations with the Andorians over Pon Mokar (ENT Cease Fire) individual
dvunek muscle a contractile organ consisting of a special bundle of muscle tissue, which moves a particular bone, part, or substance of the body body part
taik-luk mushroom any of various fleshy fungi characteristically having an umbrella-shaped cap borne on a stalk especially any of the edible kinds plant
ralash-tanaf music the art of arranging sounds in time so as to produce a continuous, unified, and evocative composition, as through melody, harmony, rhythm, and timbre music
ralash-tanafsu musician one who composes, conducts, or performs music, especially instrumental music occupation
tselayek mutagen any agent (physical or environmental) that can induce a genetic mutation or can increase the rate of mutation biology
tselau-palikauk mutagenic capable of inducing mutation (used mainly of extracellular factors such as X-rays or chemical pollution) biology
tsel- mutant resulting from or undergoing mutation (adjective) biology
tsel-vel mutant an individual, organism, or new genetic character arising or resulting from mutation biology
tselik mutant resulting from or undergoing mutation (adjective) biology
tselsu mutant an individual, organism, or new genetic character arising or resulting from mutation (VLI) biology
tselau mutate to undergo or cause to undergo mutation biology
tselaya mutation the act or process of being altered or changed; an alteration or change, as in nature, form, or quality biology
tselau-tav mutation rate the frequency with which a particular mutation appears in a population or which any mutation appears in the whole genome of a population biology
spes-fam mute refraining from producing speech or vocal sound; unable to vocalize (adjective)
t'nash-veh my of or belonging to me parts of speech
dvunek-kusut myalgia muscular pain or tenderness, especially when diffuse and nonspecific medicine
luk-talsu mycologist a botanist who specializes in the study of fungi occupation
luk-tal mycology the branch of botany that deals with fungi; the fungi native to a region; the composition or characteristics of a particular fungus science
shal-tevakh t'khaf-spol-dvunek myocardial infarction sudden interruption or insufficiency of the supply of blood to the heart, typically resulting from occlusion or obstruction of a coronary artery medicine
svitan-tin t'khaf-spol myocardium the muscular tissue of the heart body part
dvunek-esh-meil myoglobin a hemoprotein that receives oxygen from hemoglobin and stores it in the tissues until needed; has a higher affinity for oxygen than hemoglobin body part
dvunek-nala-tevakh myonecrosis localized death of muscle cell fibers medicine
fa-thakau-nosh myopia eyesight abnormality resulting from the eye's faulty refractive ability; distant objects appear blurred; near-sightedness medicine
dvunek-rasahtra myosarcoma sarcoma (cancer) of muscle tissue medicine
dvunek-yonshaya myositis inflammation of a muscle, especially a voluntary muscle, characterized by pain, tenderness, and sometimes spasm in the affected area medicine

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