Vulcan language

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  • aelaehih'bili're
    • Meditation; literally, "mind-peace" (TTN Novel: Taking Wing)
  • idic
    • /i.dik/ (TNG Novel: Worf's First Adventure)
    • A philosophy of spiritual oneness with the underlying nature of the universe, and the vast array of variables that contribute to truths within it (TNG Novel: Worf's First Adventure; TOS: "Is There in Truth No Beauty?"; DIS: "Will You Take My Hand?")
  • katra
    • /ˈkɔ'tɹɔ/ (Various)
    • The consciousness, memory, and in some perspectives, soul of a Vulcan individual (Various)
  • keethara
    • "structure of harmony" (TLE Novel: The Sundered; VOY: "Flashback")
  • kroykah
    • /kɹɔɪ'kɑ˘/ (TOS: "Amok Time")
    • Stop, halt (ENT Novel: Beneath the Raptor's Wing; TOS: "Amok Time")
  • lirt'k
    • Unit of time of similar magnitude to one minute (ENT Novel: Beneath the Raptor's Wing)
  • mat'drih
    • Unit of distance slightly longer than one kilometer (ENT Novel: Beneath the Raptor's Wing)
      • "less than half a mat'drih" was given as equivalent to "about five-hundred meters"
  • qui'lari
    • Natural bioelectric focal points that provide for easier telepathic access (ENT Novel: Beneath the Raptor's Wing; DS9: "The Muse")
  • ri-gla-yehat
    • "The Unseen" (VAN Novel: Open Secrets)
      • Likely idiomatic
      • Those who have left and returned to a community, and are undergoing a probationary period in which they are expected to demonstrate their adherence to the ideals of said community (VAN Novel: Open Secrets)
  • tevun-krus
    • Unclear unit of time (ENT Novel: Beneath the Raptor's Wing)
  • v'hral
    • Unit of time of similar magnitude to one hour (ENT Novel: Uncertain Logic)
  • val'reth
    • One who hosts a katra against their will (VAN Novel: Harbinger, Open Secrets)
  • vre'katra
    • Katric ark (VAN Novel: Open Secrets)
    • Literally Urn of Memory (TOS Novel: Vulcan's Soul: Exodus)


  • v'tosh ka'tur
    • "Vulcan without logic" (ENT: "Fusion")
  • v'tosh rik'ortal
    • "Vulcan without sarcasm" (ENT Novel: To Brave the Storm)