Fandom

Memory Alpha

Talk:Vori

Back to page

41,931pages on
this wiki
Add New Page

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

Shouldn't there be something on the Vori's interesting vocabulary?

Here's my short list based on the first 10 minutes of the show:

  • Nullify=kill
  • Glimpse=look, eye
  • Sphere=planet
  • Walk
  • Power=God, god
  • Wayafter=afterlife
  • Soonafter=
  • Nemesis=enemy
  • Trunks
  • Clash=fighting

After figuring it to be overwhelming, I searched and found this list--it's pretty extensive. Any word on how it developed and why the writers chose to use this? Assuming they don't speak Standard/English/whatever it's called in those days, the Universal Translator would be translating for Chakotay--why wouldn't it just translate the words in their language into the more normal words we use? Cluth 01:26, 27 February 2007 (UTC)

As per the article, see: Vori language. That page indicates the Vori use metaphors, which seems similar to the Tamarian language (although much less confusing to the uninitiated), which the universal translator had trouble with. - Intricated talk page 12:33, 27 February 2007 (UTC)

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki