~I~ ie (O/G): (adv.) Yes (Come, General response or acknowledgement) ie'yyak-hnah (O/G): (int.) Fire Phasers! iehyyak (O/G): (n.) Multiple Phasers ("multiple" rather than "several" phasers, especially in reference to the combat-control area) iesiy: (adj.) White ifir: (n.) Fear ifvhe: (v.) Drive, Operate, Do ihho: (n.) Brook (affectionate term) ihlan (D/T): (suffix) Not, non, a negative suffix used to indicate the absence or opposite of a thing. ihmne: (n.) Quarter ihnerha: (n.) Second (Equal to 0.55 terran seconds), the unit of time. ihoiy: (n.) Trail ihsein: (n.) Force (A unit of organized individuals) ilemifv: (adj.) Sour-tasting ilnethei: (adj.) Mercantile, having to do with commerce imtemh: (adj.) Salty-tasting in'hhui: (n.) Fish iobh: (v.) Rain ira: (adj.) Old, as in literally having age, not in the sense of being the one which came before. (I.e., Not 'the old car' for the car one owned before, since it is probably not literally old.) iraha: (adj.) Oldest irhufv: (v.) Ride irruhah: (adj.) Secret isaehj: (n.) Gold isaehj'ey: (adj.) Gold-colored, Golden ishae: (v.) Burn isneih: (adj.) Yellow iuke: (v.) Smell ~J~ ja: (conj.) Then (ve...ja = if...then) jaeih: (n.) The Element Air jarrh: (n.) Clay jolan'tru (O/S): (int.) Greeting and Farewell, in very common usage. jorreh: (n.) Stone ~K~ kaevra: (n.) Heart kaidha: (n.) Aide kaleh: (n.) Knife kehreh: (n.) Equal to ten siruen (505 seconds), the unit of time. keshall: (v.) Escape khaa: (n.) Sand khaidoa: (n.) Moonround (Month) (Changing, based upon the motions of ch'Havran (or ch'Rihan) in the sky rather than previously mentioned time-units. Actual orbital period of the two worlds about each other is 45.7 terran days) khaiell: (n.) Wind kharhifv: (adv.) Until khau: (n.) Face (of a person) khei: (adj.) More khedak: (adj.) Amicable, Friendly, Agreeable khein: (adj.) Indigo (Deep Blue Purple) kheisran: (n.) The day before yesterday, commonly used. kheisifv: (n.) The day after tomorrow, commonly used. khellian (O/G): (n.) Hunter (Archaic, also a proper house-name) khell'oann-mhehorael (D/G): (n.) The Klingon Empire (See lloann'mhrahel) khellrea: (n.) Legion (A unit of ~8 Divisions) khfau: (n.) Palace (almost exact, but with less of a 'rich' connotation and more of an 'honorable' one.) khfi: (n.) Center/Complex (with connotations of 'headquarters', Prime building, though none of these is written in the literal translation) khfiya: (n.) Street khile'hrei: (n.) Intellegence agent khina (D/M): (n.) Starship, ship, or other spacegoing vessel khlinae: (v.) Do honor to khoey: (adj.) Orange khoi (O/G): (v.) Cease (Cease, switch off, finish) kholhr (J/G): (n.) vengeance khre'riov (O/G): (n.) Commander-General (Equivalent to a colonel of infantry or a commodore of fleet forces) khuea: (n.) Grass (or Sprout) kllhe (O/G): (n.) Worm (The annelid worm, introduced to domestic hlai-pens, which ingests the acidic dung and thus processes it to usable fertilizer. Also an insult.) kll'inghann (O/G): (n.) The Klingon people (however see khell'oann-mhehorael) kreh: (n.) Thing krehii: (n.) Something kri: (n.) Building (Structure, used almost exactly as in english. I.e., for both "Look at the buildings!" and "Senate Building". ) kuoku: (n.) Child kveinn: (n.) Lance ~L~ lachnofv: (v.) Execute (as a punishment) lehe'jhme (O/T): (n.) A fruit used to make wine lehrei: (n.) agent (a person engaged in a task) lhaiy: (adj.) Blue lhamhe: (adj.) Silly or Odd lhanme: (n.) Company (A unit of ~8 platoons) lhanntho: (n.) Battalion (A Unit of ~8 companies) lhanv: (n.) Door lhao: (adj.) Cool (in temperature) lheollah: (v.) exile lhhei (O/G): (n.) Madam lhi (D/M): (v.) put lhiet: (n.) Fruit lhohnu: (n.) Silver lhohnu'ey: (adj.) Silver-colored, Silvery lihr (J/G): (v.) Announce ll', lla: (n.) Now, indicative for when a thing occurs. llaekh (D/G): (n.) Murder (Unacceptable) llaekh-ae'rl (O/G): (n.) Laughing Murder; the practice or kata forms of a common Rihannsu unarmed combat technique. Provenance of the name is uncertain) llaess: (n.) Boot llai: (v.) Die llaihr: (n.) Death llaiir: (n.) Flame, or fire not as the element llaiss: (n.) Battle llaisnen: (n.) Warrior (Archaic) llhrei'sian (O/G): (n.) Diarrhea (as a result of mild food poisoning; a term exactly equivalent to "The runs." "The Titanian two-step." "The (any number of edible object)'s revenge." llhusra: (n.) curse lliash: (n.) ice llifv: (n.) Later, indicative for when a thing occurs. llilla'hu (O/G): (int.) That will do ("That's just enough" barely adequate, sufficient.) lloann'mhrahel (O/G): (n.) The United Federation of Planets (However, the term translates most accurately as "Them, from There" (as opposed to "Us, from Here"). The Klingons, once encountered, were promptly named khell'oann-mhehorael ("More of them, from Somewhere Else".)) lloan'na (O/G): (n.) Fed (catchall title for a UFP member, translating exactly as a/the Fed) lloannen'galae (O/G): (n.) Federation Fleet (Federation Battlegroup, Task Force; the word has aggressive connotations that do not differentiate between warships and civilian vessels, but then Rihannsu have seldom seen the need to regard ships other than ours as anything but potential enemies.) lloi: (v.) Kill lloveu: (v) Tell, as a story lluadh (O/G): (n.) A sneaky person (not always an insult when used in reference to Rihannsu people or culture) lvhiet: (n.) Art ~M~ maeyer: (v.) Transfer maghi: (n.) Tunic (overgarment worn by both males and females, primarily as part of a uniform but also as civilian wear. Tunics usually have large sleeves that reach anywhere from mid-forearm to wrist, and go down to about mid-thigh.) mehre: (v.) Call forth, Summon (not to call as in merely to speak to) mhafv: (n.) Smell mhia: (n.) Summer Season (equivalent to April-August) mhir: (n.) Taste mhirrav: (prep.) Outside mienn: (v.) Force miin: (n.) Selection/Choice mnaeri: (adv.) must mnahe (D/M): (n.) Hate, the emotion. mneahj: (n.) Copper mneahj'ye: (adj.) Copper-colored, Coppery mnashe: (n.) Inspiration mneani: (adj.) Red mneihy: (adj.) Reddish-Brown mnek'nra (O/G): (adj.) Good (Well, good, correct, satisfactory, inferior-superior mode) mnekha (O/G): (adj.) Good (As above, superior-inferior mode. Literally, this means good, but conduct dictates that one does not say 'good' to one's superiors.) mnekiir: (v.) Like/Prefer mnhaell'hu: (n.) Island (Recent Word, did not exist in Ancient High Vulcan) mnhei: (v.) Rule mnhei'sahe (O/G): (n.) The Ruling Passion (The concept, or concept complex, that rules most of Rihannsu life in terms of Honor. Mnhei'sahe is primarily occupied with courtesy to the people around one: this courtesy, depending on circumstances, may require killing a person to do him honor, or severely disadvantaging oneself on his behalf. There are many ramifications too involved to go into, but generally Mnhei'sahe is satisfied if all the parties to an agreement feel that their "face" or honor is intact after a (social) or other transaction. NB: The concept has occasionally been mistranslated as implying that a given action is done "for another person's good." This is incorrect; such a concept literally does not exist in Rihannsu culture. One does things for one's own good -- or rather, the good of one's honor, and if properly carried out, the actions in question will have benefitted the other parties in the transaction as well.) mnyiekher: (v.) Force upon mnyiener: (v.) Give/Add modherr: (adj.) Difficult, Hard morllej (I/F): (v.) Explode ~N~ nai: (n.) Hand nei'rrh (O/G): (n.) small birds, similar in size and flight characteristics to terran hummingbirds. (family Trochilidae). With a poison-secreting spur on the upper mandible of the beak. Also an insult, referring to a person annoying or dangerous out of all proportion to their size, status, or (usually) worth. neth ... nah'lai (O/G): either or ...nerha: (n.) Equal to ten Ihnehra (More Common), the unit of time. nharves (I/F): (n.) Nest nnaen: (v.) Take/Remove nnaekhan: (v.) Steal/Rob nnefi: (n.) Tax, Tith, Toll nneihe: (adj.) Brown (Yellowish) nneikha: (n.) Empire nnui: (adj.) Outer, Fringe (strange for ideas, foreign or far away for lands.) nnulhlle: (adj.) Incompetent nuhirrien (O/G): (n.) Charisma ("look-toward, the quality of charisma or mass attractiveness) nunn: (n.) Foil, as in thin metal nvaih: (v.) Jump nveni: (v.) Walk ~O~ oali (J/G): (v.) Arrive oal'lhih (O/G): (int.) Announce the presence/the arrival ochei: (n.) Corridor ochghifv: (adj.) Molecular oelh: (adj.) Glad oira (O/G): (n.) Battle control (aboard warbird-class and smaller ships, this is the same as the bridge-deck (see hwaveyiir) as the flight control area, although rigged for combat; but on larger, Klingon-built Akif and K't'inga class vessels the word applies to a seperate, heavily armored area deep in the command prow.) ojmhi: (adj.) Plain, Simple okhala (I/F): (n.) The Element Fire orhain: (v.) Decree (Exact translation) ormiin: (v.) Decide/Choose orrha: (n.) Director ouwefvh: (n.) Plastic ovhshau: (v.) Write (not in a creative sense) ovrhei: (v.) Doubt ~P~ pathal: (n.) information, data phenno: (n.) Belt phiraifv: (adj.) military (sometimes shortened to phi') pokot: (adj.) warm ~Q~ qafhumh: (v.) Mutilate qiuu (O/G): (n.) all (of them, of you) qiuu'n (D/G): (n.) All (of these) ~R~ ra'khoi (D/T): (n.) Revenge ra'kholh (O/G): (n.) Avenger (A popular ship-name in the Rihannsu fleet) ralaar (I/F): (n.) Sky Ra'tleihfi (O/T): (n.) The capitol city on ch'Rihan reghaih: (n.) Military rehei (O/G): (n.) Private name, fourth name, the name a Rihannsu finds within oneself and then shares only with those closest to him/her. rehillh: (adj.) Ashen rehvie: (n.) World, planet rekkhai (O/G): (n.) Sir (inferior-superior high-phase mode) rha (D/TM): (adv.) Indeed (lit., truth) rhadam: (n.) Person rhaetelh: (n.) Owner rhai: (v.) Agree rhai'hlan: (v.) Disagree rhae (D/T): (adv.) Start, On rhanne: (n.) I rhe (D/TM) : (adv.) Truly (Also used as 'Indeed.') rhe : (n.) Room rhe've (D/TM): (int.) Is [it] truly ? [It] is truly... ...rhede: (n.) Half rhienn: (n.) Blood rhifv: (adv.) When rhioy: (v.) Annihalate rihanh (O/T): (n.) The Declared Rihanha (O/T): (n.) One of the Delcared (A romulan) Rihannsu (O/T): (adj.) relating to the Declared (Adjective: Romulan) or plural Rihanha (Romulans) rii: (n.) Her/She riov (O/T): (n.) Captain of Fleet Forces. "Commander" of a warship. rokhelh: (n.) Defender rreinnte: (n.) Tree rrhaul: (v.) Seize rrh-thanai (O/G): (n.) Hostage-Fostering (sometimes the making of peace by the exchanging of children, each to be brought up by the other's tradition to further understanding and harmony. Sometimes the exchange is simply to provide leverage and a surety of good behavior: "Don't do this, or your son/daughter will die." Fosterings often start in one context and end up in another.) rrhandh: (n.) Wood rrhanh: (n.) Support rrhuieh: (v.) Desire ~S~ S'harien (O/G): (n.) Pierceblood (The name in Old Vulcan, chosen by pre-sundering Vulcan's most famous swordsmith as a reaction against the teachings of surak: The name was also given to his swords) saarh: (n.) Dish, A specific food sa': (prep.) With saeihr: (n.) Star saevha: (n.) Crewperson sagomh: (n.) Award sahe (D/M): (n.) 1. Passion, something to which one commits oneself or has passionate feelings for. 2. The emotion of passion for a thing. saith: (n.) Peace saiy: (adj.) Green saj: (adj.) Small savhe: (n.) Exit shaeni: (adj.) Purple sheg: (n.) Hair shianev: (n.) Spear shiefvu: (v.) Listen sienae: (n.) Talon sienov: (n.) Sword sienovan: (n.) Swordsman (lit., swordsperson, not gender-specific) sihndari (I/F): (n.) Swarm siure (D/T): (n.) Equal to ten Nerha (50.5 terran seconds), the unit of time. siuren (O/G): (n.) Minutes (Or at least, the Rihannsu equivalent, actually equal to 50.5 secs.) soqey: (n.) Bag sorifvh: (v.) Surrender ssaedhe: (adj.) Gallant, Brave ssalli: (n.) Vegetable, any seedless edible plant ssaollh: (n.) Spoon or Ladel (roughly analogous to either utensil). sseikae (O/G): (n.) A scavenger, analogous to the Terran hyena Crocuta Crocuta and employed as an insult in the same way) ssejfe: (n.) Sash, a garment worn over the shoulder that either drapes around to the other side of the body in a loop, or is tucked under the belt. ssifefva: (n.) Antidote (used against people poisons) ssifegho: (n.) Antivenin (used against poison from animals) ssuaj-ha (O/G): (v.) understood (Inferior-Superior mode) ssuej-d'ifv (O/G): (int.) Do you understand (Superior-Inferior mode) Ihir: (v.) Do sthea'hwill (O/G): (int.) I request (an action) be done at once (superior-inferior, courteous mode.) stheirhn: (v.) Request suvchagh: (n.) Stock, monetary or other investment in a business or venture. Used both professionally and colloquially. ~T~ T'liss (O/F): (n.) A bird of prey/Warbird-class starship tafv: (adj.) Trustworthy, reliable. Also a proper name: One who is trustworthy. ta hrenn (O/G): (int.) Look there! (Look at this!) takhse: (n.) Chain; Standard unit of currency; (colloq.) An unfair or overly restrictive arrangement or contract. ta'khoi (O/G): (int.) Screen off (Usage for voice-activated equipment and (if used to another person) very explicit superiority) ta'rhae (O/G): (int.) Screen on (See above.) takar (O/F): (n.) Comet tehann: (n.) Desert teillh: (n.) mercy temarr (I/F): (n.) night th'anaih (J/G): (n.) Hostage th'ann, th'ann-a (O/G): (n.) "a/the prisoner." th-ann'rhe (J/G): (n.) Brig theah: (n.) Now (Not imperative) thiolha: (n.) Coordinator thollghun: (adj.) polygonal thomhtaa: (v.) Spit; Slander or Insult (colloq.) thoyefvh: (n.) Plasma (as in ionized gas) thraefvai: (v.) Surround thrai, thraiin (O/G): (n.) Predator, analogous to the Terran wolverine Gulo luscus; and possessed of similar legendary traits for persistance, vengeful stubborness, and ferocity. tivh: (n.) This tlaru: (n.) Intellegence, as in a division of military or government in charge of espionage and internal security. tlhei (O/G): (n.) My word (Occasionally as in "My (given) word" but more usually "My command/Order/bidding") tuaq: (n.) Fall/Winter season tui: (adj.) fat (used of both people and objects) ~U~ u': (conj.) And uan: (n.) pain, angst uashorr: (n.) screen, monitor, or touch-keyed instrument panel uerrhro: (n.) bitter, as in the emotion ugh: (n.) joke, jest ullbi: (adj.) Round, bulbous ullho: (adj.) dark umhi: (adj.) Sharp urhik: (n.) fall/winter season of the year in temperate climates urhillh: (n.) glass (the material) urri (J/G): (v.) go urrobafv: (n.) swamp, marsh, wetlands. urru (O/G): (int.) go to (A non-mode imperative, which if circumstances permit can be used from low to high as well as the more usual vice-versa.) ussibh: (n.) shirt, usually a long-sleeved undergarment as Rihanha prefer robes, tunics, and dresses as over-clothing. ustalh (I/F): (n.) lifter uykirrh: (n.) Injustice, an action not technically a crime by law, but is still viewed as wrong by the recipient of the action. ~V~ vaedn (D/G): (v.) attend (as in to listed to; heed) vaed'rae (O/G): (int.) Attend me (Hear me/Attend me, more imperative than "Listen", and more formal) vah-udt (O/G): (int.) "What rank?" (Who are you (to be asking/doing this)?) vaeha: (adv.) Who vajerha: (n.) lieutenant, as in right-hand-man as opposed to a rank. ve: (conj.) if (see ja) veherr (D/T): (n.) Apology, written or otherwise. veigh: (n.) Food veir: (n.) Why vhieelh: (n.) Corona vhuin: (v.) Have vikha: (adv.) Where vnai: (v.) Release vriafwe: (n.) Science (As in the discipline of science itself) vriha (O/G): (n.) highest/most superior waith: (n.) field, as in farmland, or any large area of open land intended for use by sentients. Does not apply to undisturbed habitats (see aihai) ~Y~ yhea: (adj.) Swift yhfev: (v.) Run yhfillain (D/G): (n.) Transportation yhfi-ss'ue (O/G): (n.) Travel tubes (The public transport system of five rail-mounted cars, powered by electromagnetic linear morots, carrying 20 persons in an enclosed weatherproof tubes.) yhfir'afwe: (n.) 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