Vulcan English Description Category
fel oar a long, thin, usually wooden pole with a blade at one end, used to row or steer a boat
shi'masu oasis a fertile or green spot in a desert or wasteland, made so by the presence of water place
thel'an- obese extremely fat; grossly overweight (adj) medicine
thel'anik obese extremely fat; grossly overweight (adj) medicine
thel'an'es obesity the condition of being obese; increased body weight caused by excessive accumulation of fat medicine
-vel object object; (-)thing; item suffix
kluchi object to present a dissenting or opposing argument; raise an objection; to be averse to or express disapproval of something (anc.)
vel object something perceptible by one or more of the senses, especially by vision or touch; a material thing (noun)
ek'neshuhk obligate parasite a parasite that cannot lead an independent nonparasitic existence, in contrast to facultative parasite animal
luf-vulu oblique angle an angle, such as an acute or obtuse angle, that is not a right angle or a multiple of a right angle math
vul-dvun-zehl oblique-slip fault a fault with components of relative displacement along both strike and dip. geology
eik-um-shidik obovate egg-shaped and flat, with the narrow end attached to the stalk: an obovate leaf plant
glantaya observation the act or faculty of observing; the act of noting and recording something, such as a phenomenon, with instruments
glantau-krani observation port observation port
shi'igen-glantaya observatory a building, place, or institution designed and equipped for making observations of astronomical, meteorological, or other natural phenomena astronomy
glantau observe to be or become aware of, especially through careful and directed attention; notice; to watch attentively
ritsuri-wuh-set'ko obsession compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea or an unwanted feeling or emotion, often accompanied by symptoms of anxiety emotion
zul-makh obsidian a usually black or banded, hard volcanic glass that displays shiny, curved surfaces when fractured and is formed by rapid cooling of lava element
ko-kesh-hassu obstetrician a physician who specializes in obstetrics occupation
klotaya obstruction one that obstructs; an obstacle; the act of causing a delay or an attempt to cause a delay in the conduct of business
prah obtain to succeed in gaining possession of as the result of planning or endeavor; acquire
abru-vulu obtuse angle an angle greater than 90 and less than 180 math
patam-pla-dor-hinek occipital bone a curved, trapezoid compound bone that forms the lower posterior part of the skull; the occipital body part
patam-pla'dor occiput the back part of the head or skull body part
paresh-tor occur to take place; come about; to happen; to be found to exist or appear; to come to mind
masutra ocean the entire body of salt water that covers more than 70 percent of the Earth's surface (Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic) place
masutra-su-yata ocean liner a large commercial ship (especially one that carries passengers on a regular schedule)
(masutra-)glu-spathel ocean trench a deep, linear, relatively narrow depression in the sea floor, formed by the subduction of oceanic plates geology
masutra- oceanic of or relating to the ocean; produced by or living in an ocean, especially in the open sea rather than in shallow coastal waters (adj.)
masutraik oceanic of or relating to the ocean; produced by or living in an ocean, especially in the open sea rather than in shallow coastal waters (adj.)
sagefik oceanic of or relating to the ocean; produced by or living in an ocean, especially in the open sea rather than in shallow coastal waters (adj.)
masutra-talsu oceanographer a scientist who studies physical and biological aspects of the seas occupation
masutra-tal oceanography the exploration and scientific study of the ocean and its phenomena; also called oceanology science
masutra-mish-talsu oceanologist a scientist who studies the branch of science which relates to the ocean occupation
masutra-mish-tal oceanology the exploration and scientific study of the ocean and its phenomena; also called oceanography science
oh-leh-vla octadecagon an 18-sided polygon, sometimes also called an octakaidecagon math
oh-vla octagon a polygon with eight sides and eight angles math
oh-muk octahedron any polyhedron having eight plane faces math
leh-oh-vla octakaidecagon an 18-sided polygon, sometimes also called an octadecagon math
bezhun-dvun-wel oculomotor nerve either of the third pair of cranial nerves, which originate in the midbrain and control most of the muscles that move the eyeballs body part
bezhun oculus an eyelike opening or ornament, especially a round window or a circular opening at the apex of a dome house
gas-bezhun oculus dexter (OD) the right eye body part
los-bezhun oculus sinister (OS) the left eye body part
flekh odd deviating from what is ordinary, usual, or expected; strange or peculiar; being in excess of the indicated or approximate number, extent, or degree
shaik odd deviating from what is ordinary, usual, or expected; strange or peculiar; being in excess of the indicated or approximate number, extent, or degree
shaik su'us odd number designating an integer not divisible by two, such as 1, 3, and 5 math
zud-kusut odontalgia a toothache medicine
zudaya odontiasis the eruption through the gums of baby teeth; teething medicine
vil odour the property or quality of a thing that affects, stimulates, or is perceived by the sense of smell
yontau-vinem-kusut odynophagia severe pain on swallowing due to a disorder of the esophagus medicine
t' of belonging or connected to; derived or coming from; originating at or from; caused by; resulting from; away from; at a distance from preposition
t' of of; belonging to prefix
veling of course phrase meaning of course [korsaya.org] phrase
ska' off not in operation or operational; no longer on or in contact or attached; below a satisfactory level preposition
be-wan-kur off-white a grayish or yellowish white colour
guhsh offal waste parts, especially of a butchered animal; refuse; rubbish
thrap-tor offend to cause displeasure, anger, resentment, or wounded feelings in; to be displeasing or disagreeable to emotion
puthrap-tor offended to be offended; hurt or upset emotion
thrap offense the act of causing anger, resentment, displeasure, or affront; a violation or infraction of a moral or social code; a transgression or sin crime
nufai offer something, such as a suggestion, proposal, bid, or recommendation, that is offered; the act of offering (noun)
nufau offer to present for acceptance or rejection; proffer; to put forward for consideration; propose (verb)
Surak's sayings - Offer them peace... Offer them peace... Nufau au sochya - yi dungi ma tu sochya. (Offer them peace, then you will have peace.) phrase
nufaya offering the act of making an offer; a presentation made to a deity as an act of religious worship or sacrifice; an oblation; a contribution or gift
sagef- offshore located at a distance from the shore; moving or directed away from the shore; located or based in a foreign country and not subject to tax laws place
sagefik offshore located at a distance from the shore; moving or directed away from the shore; located or based in a foreign country and not subject to tax laws place
gef-mazhiv-zehl offshore bar a narrow, elongate, coarse-textured ridge that once rose near to a glacial lake and extended generally parallel to the shore place
k'ashiv often many times; frequently
oluhk-tsa ogee a double curve with the shape of an elongated S; a molding having the profile of an S-shaped curve
elmin oil any of numerous substances that are generally slippery, combustible, viscous, liquid or liquefiable at room temperatures food
elmin'lak oil-bearing plant its oil is used in traditional oil lamps plant
elmuvak ointment a highly viscous or semisolid substance used on the skin as a cosmetic, emollient, or medicament; a salve
os old having lived or existed for a relatively long time; far advanced in years or life; made long ago; in existence for many years
Hgrtcha old Vulcan clan an old Vulcan clan lead by the matriarch T'Pau (Ishmael) people
Nashih old Vulcan clan old Vulcan clan (Spock's World) people
vesh-nartauk old-fashioned of a style or method formerly in vogue; outdated; attached to or favoring methods, ideas, or customs of an earlier time
fnish-kash-ral olfaction the sense of smell; the act or process of smelling body part
fnish-svitan olfactory center the center that deals with the sense of smell body part
fnish-wel olfactory nerve either of the first pair of cranial nerves that conduct impulses from the mucous membranes of the nose to the olfactory bulb body part
ten-uklar-nosh oligodactyly congenital condition in which some fingers or toes are missing medicine
ten-mag-nosh oligodipsia abnormal lack of thirst medicine
ten-zudlar-nosh oligodontia congenital condition in which some of the teeth are missing medicine
glu-kanik oligotrophic deficient in plant nutrients; having abundant dissolved oxygen medicine
ten-vazh-torvaya oliguria production of an abnormally small amount of urine medicine
pakuv t'Oltion Olition coil Olition coil (no definition found) technical
fan'yokulsu omnivore an omnivorous person or animal; that takes in everything available, either plant or animal; eats either plants or animals animal
fan-yokulsu omnivore an omnivorous person or animal; that takes in everything available, either plant or animal; eats either plants or animals
kesazh omphalus scar where the umbilical cord was attached; belly button body part
fi' on used to indicate position above and supported by or in contact with; used to indicate occurrence at a given time preposition
fi' on on; atop prefix
wuh'wak once one time only; at one time in the past; formerly; at any time; ever parts of speech
gnal-talsu oncologist a specialist in the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of tumors occupation
ghal-tal oncology the branch of medicine that deals with tumors, including study of their development, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention medicine
veh one 1 number
veh one one; a person family
wuh' one one; as in one does this or that; not a number
wuhkuh one 1 (VLI) number
teh one hundred 100 number
zhon one million 1,000,000 number
leh-teh one thousand 1000 number
klee-fah-tu one who is denied Vulcan expression for "one who is/are denied/refused"; one who never existed; an unperson (Orion Press Lexicon) phrase
t'lema one who walks in dreams an obscure reference to precognition and possibly a method for locating a t'hy'la [Pro novel - Killing Time] parts of speech
sha' one's own one's own prefix
kau'rak one-fifth 1/5; fraction number
ulef one-half 1/2 (anc.) number
yonuk one-quarter 1/4 (anc.) number
goh only alone in kind or class; sole; wiithout anyone or anything else; alone; at the very least:
fi-tor onto on the top of; upon preposition
tak-storaya ontogeny the origin and development of an individual organism from embryo to adult; also called ontogenesis medicine
felu-dahshaya onycholysis the separation or loosening of a fingernail or toenail from its nail bed medicine
felu-has onychosis any disease or disorder of the nails medicine
zer-hir onyx a chalcedony that occurs in bands of different colors and is used as a gemstone, especially in cameos and intaglios geology
tvi-felu(-nosh) onyxis toenail having its free tip or edges embedded in the surrounding flesh; ingrown toenail medicine
yu-mur-shidaya oogenesis the formation, development, and maturation of an ovum medicine
yukal-snem oophorectomy surgical removal of one or both ovaries; also called ovariectomy medicine
yukal-yonshaya oophoritis inflammation of an ovary; also called ovaritis medicine
stan-tor ooze to flow or leak out slowly, as through small openings; to disappear or ebb slowly; to progress slowly but steadily (verb)
tu'ash open to release from a closed or fastened position; to remove obstructions from; clear; to make or force an opening in (verb) (anc.)
tu'a-yel-travek open cluster a comparatively young, irregularly shaped group of stars, often numbering up to several hundred, and held together by mutual gravitation; usually found along the central plane of the Milky Way and other galaxies astronomy
tu'ash-tvi'eku open interval a set of numbers consisting of all the numbers between a pair of given numbers but not including the endpoints math
tu'ash-eku open set a set is open if every point in the set has a neighborhood lying in the set math
sharush open up talk freely and without inhibition; start to operate or function or cause to start operating or functioning; make available, as of an opportunity
sharu opening the act or an instance of becoming open or being made to open; an open space serving as a passage or gap (anc.)
el'torau operate to perform a function; work; to control the functioning of; run
sharusha operate to perform surgery medicine
el'toraya operation a process or action, such as addition, substitution, transposition etc. performed in a specified sequence and in accordance with specific rules math
sharushan operation a surgical procedure for remedying an injury, ailment, defect, or dysfunction medicine
el'torayek operator a function, especially one from a set to itself, such as differentiation of a differentiable function or rotation of a vector math
bezhun-snem ophthalmectomy surgical removal of an eye medicine
bezhun-hassu ophthalmologist a medical doctor specializing in the treatment of diseases of the eye occupation
bezhun-tal ophthalmology the branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, functions, pathology, and treatment of the eye medicine
bezhun-shivaya ophthalmoplegia paralysis of the motor nerves of the eye medicine
bezhun-zan-vel ophthalmoscope medical instrument for examining the retina of the eye medicine
bezhun-zan-vel ophthalmoscope medical instrument for examining the retina of the eye tool
mesyut- opposite placed or located directly across from something else or from each other; facing the other way; moving or tending away from each other (adj.) preposition
mesyutik opposite placed or located directly across from something else or from each other; facing the other way; moving or tending away from each other (adj.)
keful-tukkh opsonin an antibody or agent that causes bacteria or other foreign cells to become more susceptible to the action of phagocytes medicine
kefulaya opsonization process whereby opsonins make an invading microorganism more susceptible to phagocytosis medicine
glan-wel optic nerve either of the second pair of cranial nerves that arise from the retina and carry visual information to the thalamus and other parts of the brain body part
gla-feretai optical assembly optical assembly
gla-faik-vistra (GFV) optical data network (ODN) the system of fiber-optics used on Federation starships by the ship's computers for data transmission
gla-tvihanek optical interface optical interface
gla-kovik faik-fek optolithic data rod optolithic data rod
gla-ar'kada-val optronic chip optronic chip
gla-ar'kadaik faik-tviyan optronic data core optronic data core
gla-ar'kada-ketilayek optronic integrator optronic integrator
gla-ar'kada-gol-dvunek optronic relay optronic relay
il or used to indicate an alternative, usually only before the last term of a series; used to indicate the second of two alternatives parts of speech
zhar-kur orange the hue of that portion of the visible spectrum lying between red and yellow with wavelengths of approximately 590 to 630 nanometers colour
Oratt Oratt, Doctor head of the Vulcan delegation of the Interspecies Medical Exchange conference (ENT Stigma) individual
pa-yut orbit the path of a celestial body or an artificial satellite as it revolves around another body (noun) astronomy
lap-bah-ker orchard an area of land devoted to the cultivation of fruit or nut trees place
sakal-kusut orchidalgia a pain in the testes medicine
sakal-snem orchidectomy surgical removal of one or both testicles; also called orchiectomy medicine
sakal-ne-sharushan orchiopexy the operation to bring an undescended testicle into the scrotum medicine
sakal orchis one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens body part
sakal orchis any of various deciduous terrestrial orchids having fleshy tubers and flowers in erect terminal racemes plant
sakal-yonshaya orchitis inflammation of one or both of the testes, often occurring as a result of mumps or other infection, trauma, or metastasis medicine
zek order a sequence or arrangement of successive things, like birth order, seating order (noun)
zek-shif ordered pair a collection of two objects such that one can be distinguished as the first element and the other as the second element math
van-tukh ore a mineral or an aggregate of minerals from which a valuable constituent, especially a metal, can be profitably mined or extracted geology
van-vedik ore weed plant that only grows where there is iron in the soil plant
yeht-avon-ashenauk orexigenic appetite-stimulating medicine
nafek organ a differentiated part of an organism, such as an eye, wing, or leaf, that performs a specific function body part
pikhut organelle a differentiated structure within a cell, such as a mitochondrion, vacuole, or chloroplast, that performs a specific function body part
hatanik organic of relating to, or derived from living organisms; of relating to, or affecting a bodily organ biology
hatan-tukh organic matter plant and animal residues, or substances made by living organisms; all are based upon carbon compounds biology
ha-guhsh-kov organic rock rock composed of predominantly organic rather than mineral material; such as sedimentary rock geology
hatan-solek organic soil soil composed of predominantly organic rather than mineral material; equivalent to Histosol geology
ha-vel organism a living (or once living) entity that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently biology
sharu orifice an opening, especially to a cavity or passage of the body; a mouth or vent body part
tveshu origin the point at which something comes into existence or from which it derives or is derived
tveshik original preceding all others in time; first; not derived from something else; fresh and unusual; being the source from which a copy is made
tveshulau originate to bring into being; create; to come into being; start
fanet ornament something that decorates or adorns; an embellishment; a person considered as a source of pride, honor, or credit (noun)
kunel-storaya orogeny the process of mountain formation, especially by a folding and faulting of the earth's crust geology
suk'kunel-wan orographic cloud a cloud whose form and extent is determined by the disturbing effects of orography and mountains upon the passing flow of air meteorology
ru'lut-drahk oropharynx the part of the pharynx between the soft palate and the epiglottis body part
zeh-kek orthogonal function having a set of mutually perpendicular axes; meeting at right angles math
zeh-travek orthogonal group the orthogonal group of degree n over a field F is the group of n-by-n orthogonal matrices with entries from F math
zeh-zehllar orthogonal lines two or more lines or line segments which are perpendicular are said to be orthogonal math
zeh-viskulan orthogonal matrix in linear algebra, an orthogonal matrix is a square matrix G whose transpose is its inverse, i.e. :GGT = GTG = In. math
zeh-mesuvulaya orthogonal transformation an orthogonal transformation is a linear transformation T : V --> V which preserves a symmetric inner product. math
zeh-vukharat orthogonal vector orthogonal vector math
abruven-esh-nosh orthopnea a form of dyspnea in which the person can breathe comfortably only when standing or sitting erect medicine
yeht-lamanik orthostatic relating to or caused by standing upright medicine
hinek os a bone body part
sakal-haf-puv oscheocele swelling of the scrotum medicine
pi'sharu osculum a mouthlike opening in a sponge, used to expel water body part
um-tukh osmium a bluish-white, hard metallic element, found in small amounts in osmiridium, nickel, and platinum ores element
k'fai-sanek osmosis diffusion of molecules through a semipermeable membrane from a place of higher concentration to a place of lower concentration biology
k'fai-sanek-ne'hish osmotic pressure the pressure exerted by the flow of water through a semipermeable membrane separating two solutions with different concentrations of solute biology
hinekik osseous composed of, containing, or resembling bone; bony body part
pi'hinek ossicle a small bone, especially one of the three bones of the middle ear body part
hinekaya ossification the natural process of bone formation; the hardening or calcification of soft tissue into a bonelike material medicine
hinek-yonshaya osteitis inflammation of bone or bony tissue medicine
hinek-storau-nala osteoblast a cell from which bone develops; a bone-forming cell body part
hinek-nala osteocyte a branched cell embedded in the matrix of bone tissue body part
hinek-talsu osteologist one who specializes in the science which treats of the bones of the vertebrate skeleton occupation
hinek-tal osteology the branch of anatomy that deals with the structure and function of bones; the bone structure or system of an animal` science
hinek-vashau-nosh osteolysis dissolution or degeneration of bone tissue through disease medicine
hinek-pak-nosh osteoporosis a disease in which the bones become extremely porous, are subject to fracture, and heal slowly, occurring especially in women following menopause medicine
hinek-vaferek osteoregenerator a device that stimulates the bone to knit and heal quickly, usually within days; found in most sickbays and hospitals medicine
hinek-vaferek osteoregenerator a device that stimulates the bone to knit and heal quickly, usually within days; found in most sickbays and hospitals tool
hinek-rasahtra osteosarcoma a malignant bone tumor; also called osteogenic sarcoma. medicine
hinek-ihn-nosh osteosclerosis an abnormal hardening or eburnation of bone medicine
sharu ostium a small opening or orifice, as in a body organ or passage; any of the small openings or pores in a sponge body part
sharutaya ostomy surgical construction of an artificial excretory opening, as a colostomy or ileostomy medicine
kaluk-kusut otalgia a in the ear; earache medicine
vath other being the remaining one of two or more or several; different from that or those implied or specified; of a different character or quality
vathru otherwise in another way; differently; under other circumstances; in other respects; other than supposed; different
kaluk-yonshaya otitis inflammation of the ear medicine
kaluk-khrasaya otorrhea discharge from the external ear medicine
tvi-kaluk-hinekaya otosclerosis a disease of the ear in which the movement of the stapes becomes impeded by abnormal deposits of spongy bone, leading to a progressive loss of hearing medicine
kaluk-zan-vel otoscope an instrument for examining the interior of the ear, especially the eardrum, consisting essentially of a magnifying lens and a light medicine
kaluk-zan-vel otoscope an instrument for examining the interior of the ear, especially the eardrum, consisting essentially of a magnifying lens and a light tool
s' out of from; out of prefix
vrekasht outcast an outsider; one no longer a member of a group [source: Star Trek:Recovery #73, the final book of the Lost years saga, page 30. Book by J.M.Dillard] people
nodahb outcrop(ping) a portion of bedrock or other stratum protruding through the soil level; to protrude above the soil, as rock formations geology
si- outer located on the outside; external; farther than another from the center or middle (adjective)
sik outer located on the outside; external; farther than another from the center or middle (adjective)
si-thro-svep outer hatch an opening, as in the deck of a ship, in the roof or floor of a building, or in an aircraft that leads to the outside or space
si- outer(-) exo~; outer(-); ecto~; extra~ prefix
sapataya outgassing to remove embedded gas from (a solid), as by heating or reducing the pressure; to lose gas, as from a solid science
sek outlet a receptacle, especially one mounted in a wall, that is connected to a power supply and equipped with a socket for a plug house
sek outlet a stream that flows out of a lake or pond; the mouth of a river where it flows into a larger body of water geology
s'udish outside the part or parts that face out; the outer surface; the part or side of an object that is presented to the viewer; the external aspect place
si' outside (of) outside; aside from preposition
sa~ outward(-) ex~; outward(-); from out of; away from (combining form) prefix
spunsau outweigh to weigh more than; to be more significant than; exceed in value or importance
yuv- oval resembling an egg in shape; resembling an ellipse in shape; elliptical (adj.) math
yuvik oval resembling an egg in shape; resembling an ellipse in shape; elliptical (adj.) math
yukal-rasahtra ovarian cancer a malignant tumour of the ovaries medicine
yukal-masu-haf ovarian cyst a cystic tumor (usually benign) of the ovary medicine
yukal-snem ovariectomy surgical removal of one or both ovaries; also called oophorectomy medicine
yukal ovary the usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, estrogen and progesterone body part
fasek oven a chamber or enclosed compartment for heating, baking, or roasting food, as in a stove; for firing, baking, hardening, or drying objects, as in a kiln house
abru' over in or at a position above or higher than; above and across from one end or side to the other; on the other side of preposition
abru' over above; over prefix
abru- over in or at a position above or higher than; above and across from one end or side to the other; on the other side of
(pid-)mau-tan overabundance a going or being beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate; an excess
abru- over~ over~; up~ prefix
si-yu-mursuk oviparous producing eggs that hatch outside the body biology
yukau ovulate to produce ova; discharge eggs from the ovary medicine
yukaya ovulation the expulsion of an ovum from the ovary (usually midway in the menstrual cycle) medicine
(rivikantau-)yu-mur ovum the female reproductive cell or gamete of animals; egg body part
ma own to have or possess as property; to have control over; to admit as being in accordance with fact, truth, or a claim; acknowledge (verb)
sha' own that which belongs to one (pronoun) parts of speech
puma owned to be owned; having an owner
esh-tukhovau-zalu oxidase any of a group of enzymes that catalyze oxidation, especially an enzyme that reacts with molecular oxygen to catalyze the oxidation of a substrate biology
esh-tukhovaya oxidation the process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction science
esh-tukh oxygen a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas element
esh-tukh-klan oxygen demand the oxygen used in meeting the metabolic needs of aerobic microorganisms in water rich in organic matter (eg water polluted with sewage) biology
esh-tukh-tuhlek oxygen tank a metallic cannister that contains oxygen medicine
esh-tukhaya oxygenation the process of providing or combining or treating with oxygen; e.g. the oxygenation of the blood science
maut-zat-glan oxyopia unusually acute vision medicine

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