Difference between revisions of "Ferengi"

From Trek DB
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Line 21: Line 21:
 
*** Following the completion of their apprenticeship, they sell off all childhood possessions to obtain a starting stake in business (DS9: "Little Green Men"; SCE Short Story: "Caveat Emptor")
 
*** Following the completion of their apprenticeship, they sell off all childhood possessions to obtain a starting stake in business (DS9: "Little Green Men"; SCE Short Story: "Caveat Emptor")
 
**** ''Coming of age traditions likely apply to Ferengi female children as well following planetary reforms of 2375''
 
**** ''Coming of age traditions likely apply to Ferengi female children as well following planetary reforms of 2375''
 +
** Common sayings
 +
*** "Ears open, eyes wide" (DS9 Novel: ''The 34th Rule'')
 +
**** Be wary about trusting customers (DS9 Novel: ''The 34th Rule'')
  
 
[[Category:Intelligent Species]]
 
[[Category:Intelligent Species]]
 
[[Category:Ferengi topics|#]]
 
[[Category:Ferengi topics|#]]

Revision as of 12:04, 30 April 2019

  • Appearance: Mammalian
    • Orange to bronze skin
    • Large skull with prominent brow ridge
    • Visibly hairless
    • Large ears
      • Male ears much larger than female
    • Averaging around four feet tall
  • Homeworld: Ferenginar
  • Biological notes
    • Distantly related to Dopterians (DS9: "The Forsaken")
  • Cultural notes
    • Ferengi faith
    • Ferengi language
    • Ferengi food
    • Society largely based on extreme capitalism directed and (minimally) regulated by the Alliance
      • General laissez-faire approach to capitalistic endeavors
    • Society and business both guided by the Rules of Acquisition
    • Coming of age traditions
      • At about age 18, following the completion of their Attainment Ceremony, Ferengi males are expected to purchase an apprenticeship from a suitable role model (DS9: "Heart of Stone")
      • Following the completion of their apprenticeship, they sell off all childhood possessions to obtain a starting stake in business (DS9: "Little Green Men"; SCE Short Story: "Caveat Emptor")
        • Coming of age traditions likely apply to Ferengi female children as well following planetary reforms of 2375
    • Common sayings
      • "Ears open, eyes wide" (DS9 Novel: The 34th Rule)
        • Be wary about trusting customers (DS9 Novel: The 34th Rule)