Mando'a Database

Mando'a [Pronunciation] English
a, a', al [Ah] but (often al before a vowel)
aalar [AH-lar] feel
aaray [AH-ray] pain
aay'han [AY-ye-haan] bittersweet perfect moment of mourning and joy - *remembering and celebrating*
abesh [AH-besh] east
abiik [AH-beek] air
acyk [AH-seek] between
ad [ahd] daughter
ad [ahd] son
adade [ah-DAH-day] personnel
adate [ah-DAH-tay] people, persons
ade [AH-day] children, sons, daughters
a'den [AH-den] wrath, rage
adenn [ah-DEN] merciless
ad'eta [ahd-AY-tah] twenty
adiik [AH-deek] child aged 3 to 13
ad'ika (pl. adike, not adi'kase) [ah-DEE-kah] little one, son, daughter, of any age - also used informally to adults much like *lads* or *guys*,
adol [AH-dohl] through
agol [AH-gohl] living tissue - meat, muscle, flesh - animal or human, *flesh and blood*
aikiyc [ai-KEESH] desperate
aka [AH-kah] mission
akaan [ah-KAHN] war
akaan'ade [AH-kahn-AH-day] army
akaanir [ah-KAH-neer] fight
akaata [ah-KAH-ta] battalion
akalenedat [ah-KAH-leh-NAY-dat] hard contact
akay, 'kay [ah-KAY] until, 'til
alii'gai [ah-LEE-gai] flag, colors
aliik [ah-LEEK] sigil, symbol on armor
aliit [ah-LEET] clan name, identity
aliit (clan) [ah-LEET] family
Aliit ori'shya tal'din [Ah-LEET-or-EESH-yah-tal-DEEN] Family is more than blood. (Saying.)
Alor [ah-LOR] Chancellor
alor [ah-LOR] leader, chief, *officer*, constable, boss
alor'ad [al-OHR-ahd] captain
alorir [ah-LOR-eer] lead
aloriya [alor-EE-yah] capital (lit. head city)
alor'uus [AH-lor-OOS] corporal
al'verde [AHL-vair-day] commander
am [ahm] change
an [ahn] all
anade [ah-NAH-day] everyone, everybody
anay [AH-nay] every
ani [AH-nee] total, complete
aran [AH-ran] guard
aranar [ah-RAH-nar] defend
araniik [ah-RAHN-eek] cordon
aranov [AH-rah-nov] defense
ara'novor [ah-RAH-nov] approach, stand in the way off, block
ara'novor [AH-rah-NO-vor] obstruct, defend, blockade
arasuum [ah-RAH-soom] stagnation,
arasuumir [ah-rah-soo-MEER] stagnate, remain the same
arasuum'la [ah-ra-SOOM-lah] unchanging, stagnant
arpat [AR-pat] seed
aru'e [ah-ROO-ay] enemy (noun)
aru'ela [AH-roo-AY-la] hostile, enemy (adj)
aruetii [ah-roo-AY-tee] traitor, foreigner, outsider
aruetiise [ah-roo-ay-TEE-say] traitors, foreigners, outsiders
aruetyc [AH-roo-eh-TEESH] traitorous [sah] as, like (comparative)
ash'ad [AH-shad] someone else
ash'amur [keer-AH-moor] die (esp. violently in battle)
ashi [AH-shee] other
Ashnar... [AHSH-nar] Someone has (done) - can be followed by a noun or a verb
ast [ast] itself
ast'ehut [ast-teh-HUUT] fat
at [aht] to (direction, movement)
at [aht] towards, at (motion), to
atin [ah-TEEN] stubborn, tenacious, capable of endurance
atiniir [ah-teen-EER] endure, to put up with, to *take it*
atin'la [ah-TEEN-la] tough
baar [BAR-oor] body
baarpir [BAR-peer] sweat
baar'ur [BAR-oor] medic
baatir [BAH-teer] care, worry about
ba'balut [BAH-bal-oot] on patrol
ba'buir [BA-boo-EER] grandfather
ba'buir [BA-boo-EER] grandmother
Ba'gedet'ye! [BAH-geh-DET-yeh] You're welcome! (Like the German use of bitte.)
bah [bah] to (dative)
bajur [BAH-jur] education, the raising and nurturing of children - a wider meaning than just school work, includes preparation for life and survival
ba'jurir [bah-jur-EER] educate
ba'jurir [bah-jur-EER] raise children
bal [bahl] and
balac [bah-LAHK] opportunity
bal'ban [bal-BAHN] indeed, definitely - emphatic
balyc [BAH-leesh] also
banar [bah-NAR] happen
bantov [BAHN-tov] nevertheless
barycir [bah-REE-shir] deploy
bas neral [BAAS ner-AHL] coarse grain used for animal fodder and brewing; thought unfit to eat
ba'slanar [BAH-slah-NAR] leave, depart, exit
bat [baht] on
batnor [BAHT-nor] drunk (lit. on your back)
ba'vodu [BAH-vod-oo] aunt (plural bavodu'e)
ba'vodu [BAH-vod-oo] uncle (plural bavodu'e)
ba'yair [bah-yah-EER] chew
be [beh] of
be, b' [beh] possessive prefix or suffix with proper nouns, e.g. be'jetii or (rare) jetiib - the Jedi's. Possessives are sometimes indicated simply by the proper noun preceding the word, e.g.Boba'kad - Boba's saber .
be'chaaj [beh-CHAHJ] away, afar
behot [beh-HOHT] herb used in beverages, mildly antiseptic and stimulating
beroya [bair-OY-ah] bounty hunter
bes'bavar [BES-beh-var] cavalry
besbe [BES-bay] kit (slang)
besbe'trayce [BES-beh-TRAYSH-ay] weapons
bes'bev [BEZ-bev] Mandalorian wind instrument also used for combat: a large metal flute with a sharpened, cut-off end.
be'senaar [BEH-sen-AHR] missile
beskad [BESS-kahd] slightly curved saber of Mandalorian iron)
beskar [BESK-gar] Mandalorian iron
beskar'ad [BES-kar-AHD] droid
beskar'gam [BES-kar-GAM] armor
beskaryc [BES-kar-EESH] armored
bes'laar [bez-LAHR] music
be'sol [beh-SOHL] priority
besom [BEE-som] ill-mannered lout, unhygienic person, someone with no manners (in Mandalorian terms)
bes'uliik [BES-oo-LEEK] basilisk war droid
beten [BEY-tehn] sigh
betenor [bey-TEHN-or] sigh, to
bev [bayve] needle, spike
beviin [BEH-veen] lance
beviiragir [beh-veer-AH-geer] to fish - literally, spearing fish, but now applied to any method of catching fish
bevik [BEH-veek] stick
bic [beek] it (very generic use of it)
Bic ni skana'din [Beek nee SKAH-nah-deen] expression of being angry, repelled or *That really ticks me off.* From the words for give and a hated thing, much like *it gives me the scunners.*
bid [beed] so (degree)
bid...ibac [beed...ibac] that
bikadinir [bee-KAD-een-eer] stab (with a broad blade) - *run through*
bines [BEE-nays] stack (noun)
binesor [BEEN-ay-sor] stack (verb)
bintar [BEEN-tar] both
birgaan [beer-gahn] backpack (bergen)
birikad [BEER-ee-KAHD] baby carrying harness
birov [bee-ROHV] many
bora [BOH-ra] job
boracyk [boh-RAH-seek] penniless, lit. between jobs
borarir [boh-RAH-reer] work (verb)
bral [brahl] hill fort, high ground, high defended position
bralir [BRAH-leer] to get the upper hand, to succeed
bralov [BRAH-lov] success
brii'briik [bree-BREEK] grid
briik [breek] line
briikarir [BREE-kar-EER] defilade (verb)
briikasak [bree-KAH-sahk] run-ashore (social event or night out while deployed)
briikase [bree-KAH-say] happy
Briikase gote'tuur! [Bree-KAH-say go-te-TOOR] Happy birthday!
briirud [BREE-roo] circle
brokar [BROH-kar] beat, to
bu'ad [boo-AHD] grandchild
buir [boo-EER] father
buir [boo-EER] mother
buirkan [boo-EER-kan] responsibility
bui'tsad [BOO-eet-sahd] family lineage (biological - rarely used)
burc'ya [BOOR-sha] friend (also used ironically)
Burc'ya vaal burk'yc, burc'ya veman [BOOR-sha vahl BOOT-keesh, BOOR-shah veh-MAHN] A friend in need... Lit. a friend during danger is a true friend
burcyan [BOOR-shahn] friendship, comradeship, close bond
burk'yc [BOOR-keesh] dangerous
buruk [BOO-rook] danger
burun [BOO-roon] weather
buurenaar [boo-REY-nahr] storm
buyacir [boo-ya-SHEER] recognize
buyca [BOO-shah] bucket, pail
buy'ce [BOO-chay, BOO-shay] helmet
buy'ce gal [BOO_chay-GAL] pint of ale - contents of helmet, actually a lot more than a pint!
buycika [BOO-she-kah] cradle
ca [kah] night
cabuor [kah-BOO- or] protect
cabur [KAH-boor] guardian, protector
ca'nara [KAH-nah-RAH] time
can'gal [CAHN-gahl] starfighter
carud [kah-ROOD] smoke
ca'tra [KAH-tra] night sky
cerar [sair-ARR] mountain
ceratir [sair-AH-teer] point (verb)
ceryc [sair-EESH] pointed
cetar [set-ARR] kneel in submission (from boot - as in licking someone's boots)
cetare [set-ARE-ay] boots
cetar'narir [see-TAR-nar-REER] to *put the boot in*
chaab [chahb] fear
chaabar [chah-BAR] fear, be afraid of
chaaj [chahj] distance
chaaj [chahj] range
chaaj'yc [chahj-EESH] far
chaashya [cha-SHEE-ah] further
chaavla [CHAHV-lah] rough, unruly, of the criminal underclass (by Mando standards, which is very rough indeed)
chaavla sa shebs be'striili [CHAHV-lah-sah-SHEBS-beh-STREE-lee] rough as a strill's backside - phrase used to describe a bar that's a dive, an uncultured individual (by Mando standards) or a very violent, dangerous neighbourhood
chakaar [chah-KAR] corpse robber, thief, petty criminal - general term of abuse
chakaaryc [chah- KAR-eesh] rotten, low-life, - generic adjective to describe an undesirable person of dubious ethics
chakur [CHAH-koor] steal, rob
chayaikir [CHAI-ay-keer] tease, barrack, make fun of (not as hostile as mock)
chekar [CHECK-ar] stab (with a small blade) - *shiv*
chortav [chor-TAV] street
choruk [CHOHR-ook] stone
chur [choor] under
cin [seen] white
cin vhetin [SEEN-fett-EEN] fresh start, clean slate - lit. white field, virgin snow - term indicating the erasing of a person's past when they become Mandalorian, and that they will only be judged by what they do from that point onwards; like the *first turn of the screw cancels all debts* for sailors.
cinargaanar [see-NAHR-gah-nahr] fence, launder - of stolen goods etc
cinarin [see-NAH-reen] clean (verb)
cin'ciri [seen-SEE-ree] snow
cinyc [SEE-neesh] clean (adj)
ciryc [seer-EESH] cold
cuir [COO-eer] four
Copaani mirshmure'cye, vod? [Koh-PAH-nee MEERSH-moo-RAY-shay, vod?] Are you looking for a smack in the face, mate?
copaanir [KOH-pan-EER] want, to
copad [KOH-pad] ambition
copad [KOH-pad] desire
copikla [koh-PEEK-lah] charming, cute (babies and animals - never women unless you want your head ripped off)
copyc [KOH-peesh] attractive (not looks - generally appealing, separate concept for Mandos - and may refer to anything)
Coruscanta [KOH-roo-SAHN-ta] Coruscant
cu'bikad [COO-bee-kahd] Indoor game that involves stabbing blades into a chequered board - a cross between darts, chess and ludo
cunak [COO-nahk] square
cur'eta [COOR-ay-tah] forty
cuun [koon] our
Cuy ogir'olar [COO-ee oh-GEER-oh-LAR] It's neither here nor there. *It's irrelevant.*
cuyan [koo-YAHN] survivor
cuyanir [coo-YAH-neer] survive
cuyete [coo-YAY-tay] probability
cuyir [KOO-yeer] exist, be
cuyla [COO-ee-lah] probable
cyare [SHAH-ray] beloved, loved, popular
cyare'se [shar-AY-say] loved ones
cyar'ika [shar-EE-kah] darling, sweetheart
cyar'tomade [SHAR-toe-MAH-day] fans, supporters, devotees
daab [dahb] down (direction)
dadita [dah-DEE-tah] code used by Mandalorians, like Morse
dajun [dah-JOON] plan
dajunar [dah-JOO-nahr] plan, to plot
dajun'la [dah-JOON-lah] planned
dala [DAH-lah] woman
dalab [dah-LAHB] scabbard, sheath
dalyc [DAH-leesh] female
dar [dahr] gone, temporary
dar [dahr] no longer
darasuum [da-RAH-soom] eternal
dar'buir [DAR-boo-EER] no longer a parent (legal term - parental divorce by child)
darjetii [dar-JAY-tee] Sith
dar'manda [dar-MAHN-da] a state of not being Mandalorian - not an outsider, but one who has lost his heritage, and so his identity and his soul - regarded with absolute dread by most traditionall-minded Mando'ade
dar'tome [dar-TOH-may] separated, apart (of people)
daryc [DAR-eesh] brown
davaab [dah-VAHB] execution, carrying out
dawoor [DAH-woor] bad smell
daworir [dah-WAR-eer] stink, reek
dayn [dain] out
de [deh] by
debaan [DEB-ahn] declination
demagolka [deh-mah-GOHL-kah] someone who commits atrocties, a real-life monster, a war criminal - from the notorious Mandalorian scientist of the Old Republic, Demagol, known for his experiments on children, and a figure of hate and dread in the Mando psyche
demar [DAY-mar] carve, sculpt
dha [dah] dark
dha'haase [dah-HAH-say] screen
dha'werd (archaic) [DA-waird] stealth
digur [dee-GOOR] forget
di'kut [DEE-koot] idiot, useless individual, waste of space (lit. someone who forgets to put their pants on)
di'kutla [dee-KOOT-lah] useless, stupid, worthless
dinii [DEE-nee] lunatic
dini'la [dee-NEE-lah] insane
din'kartay [deen-KAR-tie] sitrep, wash-up, any sharing of information and planning (military, also used colloquially)
dinui [dee-NOO-ee] gift
dinuir [DEE-noo-EER] give, to
din'waadar [DEEN-wah--dahr] sell
diryc [DEER-eesh] low
dirycir [DEER-ee-SHEER] lower, put down
dola [DOH-lah] throughout, pervading, soaked
dos [dohs] across
doslanir [do-SLAH-neer] cross, intersect
draar [drahr] never
dral [draal] bright, glowing
dral [draal] strong, powerful
dralshy'a [drahl-SHEE-ya] stronger, brighter
draluram [DRAH-lur-ahm] vivid - used only of food, to indicate strong, distinct flavour, lit. *bright mouth* - one of the four essentials of Mandalorian cooking
drashaar [DRAH-shar] grow, to
droten [DROH-ten] people
du'car (du'caryc) [DOO-kar (doo-KAR-eesh)] late
dul [dool] half
duraan [DOO-rahn] hold in contempt, look down upon
Duraani, burc'ya? [Doo-RAH-nee, BOOR-shah?] You looking at me funny, pal?
duraanir [doo-RAHN-eer] scorn, hold in contempt
duse [DOO-say] rubbish, waste - lit. unclean things
dush [doosh] bad
dushne [DOOSH-nay] worst
dush'shya (doshishya) [doo-SHEESH-ya] worse
duumir [DOOM-eer] allow, to
duumyc [DOO-meesh] allowed, approved, permitted, legal
ebin [ay-BEEN] either
echoy [eh-CHOY] search, mourning
echoy'la [eh-CHOY-lah] searching, mourning, lost
echoylir [eh-choy-LEER] grieve, search, mourn, to
edee [ee-DEE] jaws
edee [ee-DEE] teeth
edeemir [ee-DEE-meer] bite
eesu [ee-SOO] gas
ehn [ayhn] three
ehn'eta [AYN-ay-tah] thirty
ekur [eck-OOR] choke
elek [EL-eck] yes (shortened to 'lek as 'yeah')
emuurir [eh-MOOR-eer] like, enjoy (food, activities, etc )
enaabe [ay-NAH-bay] meters
enteyor [EN-tay-OHR] must, be obliged to
entye [ENT-yeh] debt
epan [EH-pahn] stomach, guts (not guts as in courage)
epar [ay-PAR] eat
eparavur [eh-PAH-rav-oor] feast, devour, to
eparavur takisit [ay-PAH-rav-oor ta-KEE-sit] apologise
epar'yaim [eh-Par-yay-EEM] restaurant, canteen
eso [AY-so] flank
eso [AY-so] side
e'tad [EH-tad] seven
etyc [ETT-eesh] dirty, filthy, grimy
evaar [EE-var] youth, newness
evaar'la [ee-VAR-la] young, new
eyayah [ee-YAY-ah] echo
eyaytir [ah-YAY-teer] flee, escape
eyn [ayn] an (indefinite article - rare)
gaan [gahn] hand
gaanader [gah-NAH-dair] choose
gaan'au [GAH-now] laser pointer
gaanaylir [gahn-AY-leer] trap, catch
gaanla [GAHN-lah] chosen
gaanure [gah-NOO-ray] hand tools
gaanynir [gah-NEE-neer] punch, to
Gaa'tayl! [Gah-TILE] Help!
gaa'taylir [gah-TAY-leer] help
gadi [GAH-dee] wrist
gaht [gaht] north
gaht'yc [GAH-teesh] polar
gai [guy] name, title
gai bal manda [GUY bal MAN-da] adoption ceremony, lit. name and soul
gaid [GUY-id] plate - for armor or food use; armor was often used to heat food over open fires in the field
gaigotalur [gai-GOH-tal-oor] designate
gai'ka [GUY-kah] cup
gal [gahl] ale, alcohol, booze
Gal, ori'skraan, riduur, yaim' dab'ika. [Gahl, OHR-ree-scrahn, ree-DO-ER, yime-dah-BEE-kah] Phrase for a *run ashore* - brief R and R. (Lit: *Beer, big eats, good company and return to camp.* Summary of a Mando soldier's idea of a good night out.
galaar [ga-LAR] hawk
galar [gah-LAR] spill, pour
gal'gala [GAL-gal-arr] Let me buy you a drink! Have a drink!
ganar [GAN-ar] possess, have
gar [gahr] you (sing. and pl.)
gar [gahr] your
Gar serim [Gar sair-EEM] *Yes, youíre right.* *That's it.*
gar shuk meh kyrayc (meh gar kyrayc, shuk bah ni ) [gar SHOOK may keer-AYSH ( may gar keer-AYSH, BAH ni SHOOK)] You're no use dead. (You're no use to me dead.) Said to encourage someone to take a rest. Rarely literal.
Gar taldin ni jaonyc; gar sa buir, ori'wadaas'la. [Gar Tal-DEEN nee jah-OHn-eesh, gar sa BOO-eer OH-ree-wah-DAHS-la.] *Nobody cares who your father was, only the father you'll be.* (Lit: Bloodline is not important, but you as a father are the most valuable thing.) Mando saying emphasising the importance of a father's role, and that a man is judged more by that than his lineage.
gayi'kaab [GUY-ee-KAHB] radio
gayiyla [guy-EE-lah] everywhere
gayiylir [guy-EE-leer] spread
ge [geh] almost (before consonant)
gebbar [GEB-arr] close to, near to
gebi [GEH-bee] close, near
ge'catra [geh-CAT-rah] evening
gedeteyar [geh-det-AY-ar] be thankful
gedetir [geh-DET-eer] plead, beg
Gedet'ye [Geh-DET-yay] Please
gedin'la [geh-DEEN-lah] eccentric, cranky, in a mood - literally *almost insane*
gehat'ik [GE`hah-teek] story
gehatyc [geh-HAHT-eesh] suspected, believed to be, alleged
ge'hutuun [ge-hoo-TOON] bandit, villain, petty thief - can also mean a serious criminal you have no respect for - abusive
ge'kaan [gey-KAHN] military exercise
gekyrdir [geh-KEER-deer] incapacitate, knock out
gemas [gey-MAHS] hair
genet [geh-NET] gray
geroya [geh-ROY-ah] game, play (literally nearly-hunt)
ge'sol [geh-SOHL] half
ge'soletar [ge-soh-LAY-tar] estimate
get [get] almost (before a vowel)
ge'tal [ge-TAHL] red
get'shuk [GEHT-shook] Team game similar to meshgeroya, in that there are goals at either end of the pitch, except the players may handle the ball. Very similar to rugby; brutal, fast and painful.
gett'se [GEt-say] courage, nerve
gett'se [GET-say] nuts (generic)
Gev! [gehv] Stop it! Pack it in!
ge'ver'alor [ge-VAIR-ah-lor] aide
ge'ver'alor [ge-VAIR-ah-lor] bagman
gi [gee (hard G)] fish
gihaal [gee-HAAL] dried fish-meal (like pemmican - lasts for years but very pungent smell)
go'naasir [goh-NAH-seer] waste, squander
goorar [GOOR-ahr] throw
goore [GOO-ray] grenade
goor'verd [GOOR-vaird] grenadier
goran [goh-RAHN] blacksmith, metalworker
gota [GOH-tah] machine (any device)
gotabor [GOH-tah-BOR] engineer
gotal [go-TAHL] made, created - as in *-ized* - suffix
gotal'ur [GO-tal-oor] make, create
gota'tuur [GOH-tah-TOOR] birthday
goten [GOH-ten] birth
gotenir [goh-TEN-eer] give birth
goyust [goh-YOOST] road
gratiir [grah-TEER] punish, to
gra'tua [gra-TOO-ah] vengeance
gra'tuar [grah-TOO-ar] avenge
guuror [GOO-rohr] like, be fond of (of a person or creature)
haal [hahl] breath
haalas [hahlas] chest
haalur [hah-LOOR] breathe
haamyc [HAH-meesh] unusual
haar [har] the - definite article - rare and emphatic
haaranovor [ha-RAHN-oh-vor] hide, conceal
Haar'chak! [HAR-chak] Damn it!
haashun [HAH-shoon] parchment bread - a thin sheet of bread dried to preserve it, and reconstituted in liquid. Mando ration-pack staple. Made properly, it;s so thin you can read through it, hence the name; 'see-bread'.
haast [hahst] dry
haastal [HAH-stahl] dried blood, scab (also a term for a lasting emotional scar)
haat [haht] truth
Haat o'r an nuhune [Haht OR an noo-HOO-nay] Mando saying - Many a true word spoken in jest. (Lit: there's truth in all jokes.)
Haat, ijaa, haa'it [Haht-i-JAH-hah-EET] Truth, honor, vision - words used to seal a pact.
haa'taylir [har-TIE-leer] see
haatyc [HAH-teesh] visible
Haatyc or'arue jate'shya ori'sol aru'ike nuhaatyc [HAH-teesh ohr-AH-ray JAH-tay-SHE-ah oh-ree-SOL ah-roo-EE-kay noo-HAH-teesh.] Better one big enemy that you can see than many small ones that you can't. (Mandalorian proverb.)
haav [NOO-hahv] bed
haavlaam [HAHV-lahm] bunk
Haili cetare! [HI-lee set-AHR-ay] Tuck in! Enjoy! Lit. *Fill your boots.*
hailir [hay-LEER] fill (verb)
haran [HAH-rahn] hell - literally, destruction, cosmic annihilation
haranov [hah-RAHN-ov] cache
haryc [HAR-eesh] tired
haryc b'aalyc [hah-REESH bah-LEESH] *tired and emotional* - i.e. drunk
hayc [haysh] plain, honest, simple (of people)
hetikles [HEH-tee-kless] *noseburn* - burning sensation in the sinuses brought about by specific spices - Mandalorians prize this
hetikleyc [hay-TEEK-laysh] spicy, as in makes the sinuses burn (a sensation like eating horseradish or wasabi)
hettir [HAYt-eer] burn
hettyc [heh-TEESH] burning
heturam [HEH-too-rahm] *mouthburn* - a sought-after state of intense burning in the mouth brought about by very spicy food - see also hetikleyc
hibir [hee-BEER] pupil, student
hibirar [baj-hib-EER] learn
hiibir [HEE-beer] take
hodar [HOH-dar] deceive, fool
hodasal [hoh-dah-SAHL] camouflage
hodasalar [hoh-DAH-sah-LAHR] camouflage, cover up
hodayc [HOH-daysh] cunning
hokaanir [ho-KAHN-eer] cut, slice
hokan'yc [hoh-KAH-neesh] sliced, cut up (also slang for heavily defeated)
hoshap [HO-shahp] spoon
hukaatir [HOO-kah-TEER] cover, to
Hukaat'kama! [hu-KAHT-ka-MAH] Watch my six!
hut'uun [hoo-TOON] coward (worst possible insult)
Iba' [EE-ba] what a...
ibac [ee-BAK] that (as in this and that)
Ibac'ner [EE-bahk-NAIR] That's mine, it's mine.
ibic [ee-BIK] this
ibi'tuur [EE-bee-toor] today
Ib'tuur jatne tuur ash'ad kyr'amur [EEB- toor JAHT-nay toor ASH-ahd-KEE-ram-oor] Today is a good day for someone else to die - Mando saying (because they're not daft...)
iisa [EE-sah] fuse
ijaat [ee-JAHT] honor
ika [EE-kah] diminutive suffix written as 'ika - also added to a name as a very familiar or childhood form, e.g, Ord'ika - Little Ordo
ik'aad [EE-kad] baby, child under 3
irud [EE-rood] arm
isirir [ee-SEER-eer] taste
iviin [ee-VEEN] speed, velocity
iviin'yc [ee-VEEN-esh] fast
jaal [JAHL] numb
jag [jag] man
jagyc [JAH-geesh] male (can also mean macho in context)
jahaal [jah-HAHL] health
jahaala [ja-HAH-lah] well, healthy
jahaal'got [jah-HAHL-got] health-giving, nutritious, good for you
jahaatir [jeh-HAH-teer] tell lies, deceive
ja'hailir [jah-HIE-leer] observe, watch over
jai'galaar [JAI-gah-LAR] shriek-hawk
jair [jay-EER] scream, shriek
janad [JAH-nahd] spicy
jaon [JAY-ohn] over
jaon'yc [jai-OHN-ish] important
jare [JAH-ray] kamikaze - someone taking a fatal, foolish risk
jare'la [jah-RAY-lah] stupidly oblivious of danger, asking for it
jareor [jah_RAY-or] recklessly risk your life, act suicidally (negative connotation - foolish, not brave)
jari'eyc [JAR-ee-aysh] ugly, ruined (lit: wrecked)
jariler [jah-REE-lair] lay waste, wreck
jarkiv [JAR-keev] charisma, presence
jaro [JAH-ro] death wish, insane act of reckless stupidity
jat'ca'nara [JAHT kah-NAH-rah] on time - lit. *good time*
jate [JAH-tay] good
jate'kara [JAH-tay-KAH-rah] luck, destiny - lit good stars, a course to steer by
jate'shya [JAH-tay-SHEE-ah] better
jatisyc [jah-TEE-seesh] delicious
jatne [JAT-nay] best
jatne emuurir [JAT-nay eh-MOOR-eer] prefer
jatne manda [JAT-nay MAN-da] good mood - a complex sense of being at one with your clan and life
Jatne vod [JAT-nay vod] Sir ( formal - used by bar staff etc, not military)
Jatnese be te jatnese [jat-NAY-say beh jat_NAY-say] The best of the best (plural)
jehaat [jeh-HAHT] lie, untruth
jehavey'ir [jeh-HAHR-vay`eer] ambush
jekai [jeh-KAI] bait
jenarar [JEH-han-rar] feint
jetii [JAY-tee] Jedi
jetii'kad [jay-TEE-kahd] lightsaber
jetiise [JAY-tee-see] Jedi plural, Republic
jii [gee] now
jiila [GEE-lah] immediate, right away, instant
jilarud [JEE-lah-rood] disc
jiriad [gee-REE-ad] white, chalky, ashen-faced
joha [JOH-hah] language
johayc [JO-haysh] spoken, pronounced
jorad [jaw-RAHD] voice
jorbe [JOR-beh] reason
jorcu [JOR-koo] because
jorhaa'ir [joh-har-EER] speak, talk
jorir [JAW-reer] bear, carry (archaic)
jor'lekir [jor-LEK-eer] confirm
jorso'ran [Jor-so-RAHN] shall bear (archaic)
joruur [jaw-ROOR] gather
juaan [JOO-ahn] beside, next to
jurir [joo-REER] bear arms, carry something
jurkad [JOOR-kad] attack, an assault
jurkadir [JOOR-kad-EER] attack, threaten, mess with
jurkadir sha(l) [JOOR-kad-EER shahl] mess with, mess around, hassle (alternative form of jurkadir) transitive verb
jurkadir ti [JOOR-kad-EER tee] mess someone about, mess around with someone, mess with (another alternative of jurkadir) transitive verb
kaab [kahb] sound
kad [kahd] saber, sword
kadala [kah-DAH-lah] wounded, hurt
kadale [kah-DAH-lay] casualties
kad'au [kahd-OW] lightsaber
kaden [KAH-den] angry
kadiilir [kah-DEE-leer] breach, pierce
kad'la [KAD-la] sharp
ka'gaht [KAH-gaht] south
kai'tome [kai-TOHM-ay] food
kajil [KAH-jeel] flat, level
kajir [KAH-jeer] table
kakovidir [kah-KOH-vee-deer] cower
kal [kahl] blade
kalikir [kah-LEE-keer] stab with a narrow blade (*skewer*)
kama [KAH-ma] belt-spat
kaminii [kah-MEE-nee] Kaminoan
kando [KAHN-do] importance, weight
kandosii [kahn-DOH-see] indomitable, ruthless
Kandosii! [Kan-DOH-see] Nice one! Wicked! Well done!
kandosii'la [kan-doh-SEE-la] stunning, amazing
Ka'ra [KAY-rah] stars - ancient Mandalorian myth - ruling council of fallen kings
kar'am [KAR-aam] breath
karbakar [KAR-bah-kar] hyperdrive (lit: star to star)
kar'ta [kah-ROH-ta] heart
kar'tayl [kar-TILE] awareness, knowledge
kar'taylir [kar-TIE-leer] know, hold in the heart
kar'taylir darasuum [kat-tay-LEER da-RAH-soom] love
karyai [CAR-yai ] main living room of a traditional north Mandalorian house - a single big chamber for eating, talking, resting, and even the last secure stronghold when under attack
K'atini! [kah-TEEN-ee] Suck it up! Or: It's only pain!
kaysh [kaysh] he, him, his
kaysh [kaysh] her, hers
Kaysh guur' skraan [KAYSH goor SCRAHN] *He loves his food.* (Said of someone who has a healthy appetite, using the verb for affection rather than enjoyment.)
Kaysh meg miit'gaana, oyacyi. [Kaysh mayg MEET-gah-NAH oy-AH-shee.] Who writes, remains. (Proverb.)
Kaysh mirsh solus [Kaysh meersh SOH-loos] He's an idiot (lit. his brain cell is lonely)
Kaysh mirsh'kyramud [Kaysh meersh kee-RAH-mood] He's boring me senseless (Lit: he's a brain assassin)
Kaysh shu'shuk [Kaish shoo-SHOOK] He's a disaster
Kaysh tayl'ud [Kaysh TAY-lood] He's taking a break. He's having a nap.
Ke narir haar'ke'gyce rol'eta resol! [KEH-nah-REER-ha-ke-GHEE-shay rol-LAY-tah ray-SOL] Execute Order 66!
Ke serim [KEH-se-REEM!] Take aim!
ke, k' [keh] imperative prefix - used as order
kebbur [KEH-boor] try, attempt
kebiin [kay-BEEN] blue
kebii'tra [keh-BEE-trah] sky (daytime) lit. blue sky
kebise [keh-BEE-say] things, stuff
kedin [ked-EEN] chain of command
keenir [KEEN-eer] infiltrate
ke'gyce [keh-GHEE-shay] order, command
keldab [kel-DAHB] citadel, stronghold
kelita [kel-EE-tah] moat
kemir [KEH--meer] walk
Ke'mot! [Keh-MOHT] Halt!
Ke'sush! [Keh-SOOSH!] Attention!
kih [kee] small
Kih'parjai [Kee-PAR-jai] No problem. Don't mention it. (Lit: small victory)
kir'manir [keer-MAHN-eer] adopt, give a soul to someone
kisol [kee-SOHL] few
kles [klez] nose
klesir [KLEH-seer] smell
K'olar! [koh-LAR] Come here! Get over here at once!
kom'rk [KOHM-or-rohk] gauntlet
koor [koor] deal, contract
kot [kohd, koht] strength
kote [KOH-day, KOH-tay] glory (pl)
Kote lo'shebs'ul narit [koh-TAY low SHEBS-ool NAH-rit] You can keep your glory. (Contemptuous and impolite.)
kotep [KOH-tehp] brave
kotir [KOH-teer] defeat, overpower
kotyc [koh-TEESH] strong
kovid [KOV-eed] head
kov'nyn [KOHV-neen] head-butt - noun
kov'nynir [KOHV-nee-neer] head-butt (see also Keldabe Kiss) - verb
K'oyacyi! [Koy-AH-shee!] 1. *Cheers!* 2. Can also mean: *Hang in there* or 3. *Come back safely.* Literally, a command; *Stay alive!*
kranak [KRAH-nahk] fortified settlement or dwelling surrounded by water
kurs [koorse] forest
kurshi [KOOR-shi] tree
kurshok [KOOR-shok] plank of wood,
kute [koo-Tay] underwear, bodysuit, something worn under armor
K'uur! [Koor] Hush!
kyor [KIE-ohr] rotting, decay
kyorar [KIE-ohr-ar] rot, decay (verb)
kyorla [kie-OHR-lah] rotten
kyr [KEER] end
Kyr ge'kaan [KEER geh-KAHN] Endex (end of exercise - mil.)
kyr'ad [KEER-ahd] corpse
kyr'adyc [keer-AH-deesh] passed away, deceased
kyr'am [kee-RAHM] death
kyramla [keer-AHM-la] fatal, deadly
kyramud [keer-AH-mood] killer, assassin
kyr'amur [kee-RAHM-oor] kill
kyrayc [keer-AYSH] killed, dead
kyrbej [KEER-bayj] battlefield
kyr'bes [KEER-bez] skull, especially mythosaur skull - coll. Crown
Kyr'tsad [KEERT-sahd] Death Watch (lit. Death Society) - breakaway Mandalorian sect
kyr'vhetine [KEER-fet-EEN-ay] harvest
kyr'yc [KEER-eesh] last
laam [lahm] up
laamyc [LAH-meesh] high
laandur [LAHN-doo-er] delicate, fragile (sometimes an insult - weak, pathetic)
laar [lar] song
laaran [lah-RAHN] singing
laararir [lah-RAH-eer] sing
lalat [LAH-laht] tongue
la'mun [lah-MOON] azimuth
lararyc [lah-rah-eesh] drunk (lit. carousing)
layari [LAY-ah-ree] overconfident, swaggering
lenedat [leh-NAY-daht] target, contact
linibar [lee-NEE-bar] need, to
liser [LEE-say] able to, can
lo [loh] into
lonar [LOH`nar] insertion
loras [lor-AHS] meat, flesh, substance (poetic)
lor'vram [lohr-ve-RAHM] breakfast
lovik [LOH-veek] knee
luubid [loo-BEED] enough
maan [mahn] original, first
majyc [MAH-jeesh] extra
majyce [mah-jEE-shay] something extra, addendum
majycir [MAH-jeesh-eer] add
manda [MAHN-dah] the collective soul or heaven - the state of being Mandalorian in mind, body and spirit - also supreme, overarching, guardian-like
Mand'alor [MAHN-dah-lor] sole ruler
Manda'yaim [MAN-dah-YAI-eem] the planet Mandalore.
Mando [MAHN-do] Mandalorian, adj or noun
Mando'ad draar digu [Man-DOH-ad drahr dee-GOO] A Mandalorian never forgets.
Mando'ade [Mando-AH-day] Mandalorians (pl) - sons and/ or daughters of Mandalore
mandokar [MAN-doh-KAR] the *right stuff*, the epitome of Mando virtue - a blend of aggression, tenacity, loyalty and a lust for life
mandokarla [MAN-doh-KAR-lah] having the *right stuff*, showing guts and spirit, the state of being the epitome of Mando virtue
Mar'e! [MAH-ray!] At last! (Expression of relief.)
marekar [mah-RAY-kar] navigation
marev [MAH-rev] fist
mar'eyce [mah-RAY-shay] discovery, something found at last, a state of heaven
mar'eyir [mah-AY-eer] find, discover
mashukir [MAH-shook-eer] disperse
mav [mahv] free
mayen [MY-enn] anything
Me'bana? [may-BAHN-ah] What's happening? What happened?
Me'copaani? [Meh ko-PAH-nee?] What do you want? What would you like?
me'dinuir [med-IN-oo-eer] share, give to each other
meg [mayg] which, what, that, who
megin [may-GIN] which, what, that - before a vowel
meh [mey] if
me'sen [mAY-sen] starship
meshgeroya [MESH-geh-ROY-ah] limmie or bolo-ball - literally the *beautiful game,* a Mandalorian obsession
mesh'la [MAYSH`lah] beautiful
meshurkaan [MEH-shoor-KAHN] jeweler, gem cutter
meshurok [meh-SHOO-rok] gemstone
me'suum [may-SOOM] planet
me'suum'ika [meh-soo-MEE-ka] moon
Me'vaar ti gar? [Meh-VAR tee-GAR] How are you? (Lit: what's new with you?) Can also be used to ask a soldier for a sitrep. If a Mando asks you this, they expect an answer; it's literal.. The response for *I'm fine thanks,* is *Naas.* (Literally - nothing. )
me'ven? [mey-VAYN] Huh? What? Expression of bewilderment or disbelief
mhi [mee] us
mhi [mee] we
Mhor [mor] ours - rare archaic
miit [meet] word
miit'gaanar [MEET-gah-nar] write
mircin [meer-SEEN] cage
mircir [meer-SEER] cage, lock up, capture
mirci't [meer-SEET] prisoner
mirdala [MEER-dah-lah] clever, intelligent, intellectual
mirdir [MEER-deer] think, calculate
mirgaanla [meer-GAHN-lah] deliberate (lit: *thinking hand*)
mirjahaal [MEER-jah-HAHL] peace of mind, *healing*, general term for emotional well-being especially after a trauma or bereavement
mirshe [MEER-shay] brain (plural - mirsh is a brain cell
mir'sheb [MEER-sheb] smartass
mirshepar'la [MEER-shay-PAR-lah] boring (lit: brain devouring)
mirshir [MEER-sheer] shock, stun (lit. *brain* someone, knock out their brain)
mirshko [MEERSH-koh] courage
mirsh'kyramud [MEERSH-keer`AH-mood] boring person (lit: brain assassin)
mirshmure'cya [meersh-moor-AY-shah] Keldabe kiss - slang for headbutt (lit. brain-kiss)
mishuk [MEE-shook] pressure
morut [moh-ROOT] haven, stronghold
morutar [MOH-roo-tahr] welcome, verb
morut'yc [moh-ROO-teesh] safe, secure
motir [moh-TEER] stand
munad [MOO-nahd] elevation
munad [moo-NAHD] height
muninar [moo-NEE-nar] tall
munit [MOON-eet] long
Munit tome'tayl, skotah iisa [MOON-eet to-MAY-tail, SKO-tah-EE-sah] long memory, short fuse - said to be the typical Mando mindset
murcyur [MOOR-shoor] kiss (verb)
mureyca [MOOR-aysh-ah] kiss
muun [UM-ahn] hard
muun'bajir [MOO-wun BAH-jeer ] trounce, teach someone a lesson, *kick butt* lit: educate hard
naak [nahk] peace
naakla [NAHK-lah] peaceful
naas [nahs] nothing
naasad [NAHS-ahd] none, not any
naasade [nah-SAH-day] nobody
naast [nahst] destroyer
naastar [NAH-star] destroy
nad'aai [NAHD-ai] infrared
nad'aaila. [nad-AY-lah] infrared (adj)
nadala [nad-AHL-ah] hot
nakar'mir [Nah-kah-MEER] be unaware, not know (verb)
nakar'tuur [NAH-kah-TOOR] tomorrow (lit: the unknown day)
nakil [NAH-keel] corner
Nar dralshy'a [NAR-drahl-SHEE-ya] Put your back into it! Try harder!
nari [NAH-ree] move, action, act
narir [nah-REER] act, do, put
naritir [nah-ree-TEER] insert, place, put
narser [NAR-sair] purpose
Nar'sheb [NAR-sheb] Contemptuous comment - like *shove it* but much stronger.
narudar [nah-ROO-dar] temporary ally - specifically your enemy's enemy, where both sides know this is an alliance of convenience and not a lasting pact.
nasreyc [nar-SAIR-eesh] determined, resolute
naumiit [now-MEET] signal
nau'ul [now-OOL] candlelight
nau'ur [now-OOR] light up, illuminate
nau'ur kad [now-OOR kad] forge (lit. light up a saber)
nayc [naysh] no ( negative answer)
naysol [NAY-sol] too many
Ne shab'rud'niÖ [Neh shab-ROOD-nee] Don't mess with me (extremely strong warning - much stronger than jurkadir - and likely to be followed by violence)
neduumyc [nay-DOO-meesh] illegal, unauthorised
nehutyc [neh-HOOT-eesh] feisty, gutsy
Ne'johaa! [Neh-JOH-hah] Shut up!
ne'kaan [neh-KAHN] non-combatant
N'epar nu pirur! [Neh-PAHR noo PEER-oor] It won't eat or drink anything. (It can wait - no rush.)
N'eparavu takisit [Nay-PAH-rav-OO ta-KEE-sit] sorry (lit: I eat my insult)
ner [nair] my, mine
neral [NAY-rahl] grain
ne'tra [NAY-trah ] black
ne'tra gal [NAY-trah gahl] black ale - sweet, almost spicy black beer similar to milk stout
Ne'tra gal mesh'la, jat'isyc, bal, wayii, jahaal'got [NAY-tra gahl MAYSH-lah, jah-TEE-seesh, bahl why-eee JAH-hal-got] Black ale looks good, tastes good, and - by golly - it does you good!
neverd [neh-VAIRD] civilian
ne'waadas [nay-WAHD-ahs] poverty, need
ni [nee] I, me
Ni ceta [nee SET-ah] sorry (lit: I kneel) grovelling apology - rare
Ni copaani buy'ce gal [Nee ko-PAH-nee gal] Iíd like a pint of ale
Ni copaani buyc'ika cin papuur'gal [Nee ko-PAH-nee boo-SHEE-ka seen pah-POOR-gal] Iíd like a glass of white wine, please
ni dinu [NEE DEE-noo] I give (and, used on its own in a firm tone, means: *Like it or lump it! Take it or leave it!*)
Ni hukaatii'ni shebs ti kama! [NEE-hoo-kah-TEE-ni shebs ti KA-mah] I'm covering my back!
Ni kyr'tayl gai sa'ad [Nee-keer-TAIL guy-sah-ADD] adoption vow - lit. I know your name as my child.
Ni su'cuyi, gar kyr'adyc, ni partayli, gar darasuum [Nee soo-COO-yee, gar keer-AH-deesh, nee par-TIE-lee, gar dah-rah-SOOM] Daily remembrance of those passed on *I'm still alive, but you are dead. I remember you, so you are eternal.* Followed by repetition of loved ones' names.
nibral [NEE-brahl] loser, failure
Ni'duraa! [NEE DOO-rah] You disgust me!
norac [noh-RAK] back
Nu draar [Noo DRAR] No way. Absolutely not. Never in a million years. Not on your life. (Emphatic disagreement and doubt. Lit: Not never. Mandos use double negatives for emphasis.)
Nu kyr'adyc, shi taab'echaaj'la. [Noo keer-AH-deesh, shi TAHB-ee-CHARJ-lah] Not gone, merely marching far away. (Tribute to a dead comrade.)
nu, n', ne [noo] negative prefixes
nu'amyc [noo-AHM-eesh] normal
nuhaatyc [noo-HAH-teesh] invisible, unseen
nuh'la, nuhunla [NOO-lah] funny, amusing
nuhoy [noo-HOY] sleep
nuhoyir [noo-HOY-eer] slumber, sleep
nuhun [noo-HOON] joke
nuhunar [noo-HOO-nar] laugh
nuhur [NOO-hoor] good times, laughter, fun
nushaad'la [noo-SHAHD-lah] motionless
nynir [nee-NEER] hit, strike
ogir [OH-gir] there
ogir'olar [oh-GEER-oh-LAH] one way or the other, either way
olan [OH-lahn] hundred
olar [OH-lar] here
olarom [OH-lah-rom] welcome (greeting)
olaror [oh-LAR-ohr] come, arrive
ol'averde [oh-lah-VAIR-day] company
onidir [oh-NEE-deer] to sweat
o'r [ohr] in
orar [or-AHR] thunder
or'dinii [Ohr-DEE-nee] moron, fool
orhaar [OR-haar] scan (noun)
orhaarir [or-HAR-eer] scan (verb)
ori [OH-ree] big, extreme, very
ori'beskaryc [OH-ree-bes-KAR-eesh] hard case, extremely tough, no-nonsense (of people) - *well 'ard*
oribru [oh-REE-bru] emergency
Ori'buyce, kih'kovid.† [OH-ree-BOO-shay, KEE-koh-VEED] All helmet, no head. † Common term of derision for someone with an overdeveloped sense of authority
ori'copaad [OH-ree-KOH-pahd] obsession, fixation
ori'dush [OHR-ee-DOOSH] evil
ori'gehaat'ik [or-EE-geh-HAH-teek] epic
ori'haat [OH-ree-haht] *It's the truth, I swear - no bull.*
ori'jagyc [OH-ree-JAHG-eesh (or OH-ree-YAHG-eesh)] bullying; also bully, swaggering big-mouth - someone who picks on someone smaller - lit. *big man* said sarcastically, applied equally to women
ori'jate [OR-ee-JAH-tay] excellent
orikih [aw-REE-kee] tiny
orilin [oh-REE-leen] profit, surplus
or'ilor [ohr-EE-lohr] midday meal
ori'ramikad [OH-ree-RAHM-ee-kahd] supercommando (Mandalorian designation of elite special forces)
ori'shya [ohr-EE-she-ya] more than
ori'skraan [OH-ree-scrahn] 1. a delicacy, a real treat in terms of food; 2 a blow-out meal, a feast (slang), *big eats*
ori'sol [OHR-ee-SOL] many
ori'suumyc [OHR-ee-SOOM-eesh] beyond the pale, one step too far, outrageous (in Mandalorian morality)
ori'tsad [OHR-eet-sahd] brigade
oritsir [oh-REET-seer] curse, swear, bellow
ori'vod [OH-ree-VOD] big brother, older brother, special friend
ori'vor'e [AW-ree-VOHR-ay] Thanks a lot! Thanks a million!
oriya [oh-REE-yah] city
oriyala [oh-REE-ah-lah] urban
orjorer [or-JOR-er] cry out, shout
or'parguur [OR-par-GOOR] hate
or'trikar [OHR-tree-kar] grief
oshokita [oh-SHOK-ee-TAH] freshers (from plank of wood used in field latrines)
osik [OH-sik] dung (impolite)
osik'la [oh-SIK-lah] messed up, screwed, horrible (impolite)
Osi'kyr! [OH-see-KEER] Strong exclamation of surprise or dismay
osi'yaim [OH-see-yaim] Useless, despicable person
Oya manda! [OY-ah-MAN-dah] Expression of Mandalorian solidarity and perpetuity: emotional and assertive.
Oya! [OY-ah!] Many meanings: literally *Let's hunt!* and also *Stay alive!*, but also *Hoorah!*, *Go you!*, *Cheers!* Always positive and triumphant.
oyacyir [oy-YAH-sheer] live
oya'karir [OY-yah-KAR-eer] hunt, chase
oya'la [oy-AH-lah] living
oyayc [oy-AYSH] alive
oyayc ra kyrayc [oy-AYSH rah keer-AYSH] dead or alive
oyu'baat [oy-YOO-baht] universe
oyula [oy-OO-lah] galactic
paak [pahk] salt
paguur [PAH-goor] dislike
paklalat [PAHK-lah-LAHT] gift of the gab, a silver tongue, wit, eloquence
pakod [PAH-kohd] easy, simple
palon [pah-LOHN] hole
papurgaat [pa-POOR-gaht] fruit
papuur'gal [pah-POOR-gahl] wine
par [pahr] for
Pare! (Pare sol!) [PAH-ray (PAH-ray-SOHL] Hang on! (Pare sol - lit: *Wait one.*) Note: Ke'pare is much more emphatic - *Wait!*
parer [PAH-rair] wait
parjai [par-JAI] victory
parjii [PAR-jee] winner, victor
par'jila [par-JEE-lah] triumphant
parjir [par-JEER] win, be victorious
partaylir [par-TAT-leer] remember
paru [PAH-roo] formation
payt [PAH-eet] left
pehir [peh- HEER] spit
pel [pail] soft, yielding
pel'gam [pel-GAM] skin
pelkaanir [pel-KAHN-eer] shave
peti'baar [peh-TEE-bahr] center mass
petir [pet-EER] center
pirebu [peer-AY-boo] near
pir'ekulor [PEER-ek-OO-lor] weep
pirimmur [PEER-ee-moor] use
pirimmuy [peer-im-OO-ee] useful
pirimpir [peer-EEM-peer] urine
pirpaak [PEER-pahk] broth, soup (literally, salted water)
pirun [PEER-un] water
pirunir sur'haaise [PEER-oo-NEER soor-HIE-say] make their eyes water (slang for kill, injure or defeat)
pirur [peer-OOR] drink
pirusti [peer-OO-stee] well
piryc [PEER-eesh] wet
pitat [pit-AHT] rain
projor [PROH-jor] next
prudii [proo-DEE] shadow
prudiise [proo-DEE-see] shadows
puut'la [POOT-lah] ballistic
ra [rah] or
racin [ray-SEEN] pale
ramaanar [rah-mahn-ARR] die, general term
ramaanla [rah-MAHN-lah] mortal (in the sense of fallible or vulnerable)
ram'ika [rah-MEE-kah] raid
ramikad [RAH-mee-KAHD] commando
ramikadyc [RAH-mee-KAHD-eesh] commando state of mind - an attitude that he/ she can do anything, endure anything, and achieve the objective. A blend of complete confidence and extreme tenacity instilled in special forces during training. Can also be used informally to describe a determined, focused person.
ram'or [RAHM-ohr] attack, beseige
ramorla [rah-MOR-lah] besieged
ram'ser [RAM-sair] sniper, marksman
rang [rahng] ash
Rangir! [RAN-geer] To hell with it!
ranov'la [rah-NOHV-lah] secret
ratiin [RAH-teen] always
rayshe'a [ray-SHEE-ah] five
raysh'olan [RAYSH-oh-lahn] five hundred
ray'ture [ray-TOOR-ay] week
redalur [red-AH-loor] dance (verb)
rejorhaa'ir [ree-JOR-har-EER] tell
resol [reh-SOL] six
Resol'nare [RAY-sol NAH-ray] Six Actions, the tenets of Mando life
ret [rayt] Perhaps, maybe
Ret'! [rayt] Bye! See you!
ret'lini. [Rayt-LEE-nee] just in case (colloquial - Mandos are cautious and always have a plan B)
Ret'urcye mhi [ray-TOOR-shay-MEE] Goodbye - lit. *Maybe we'll meet again*
ret'yc [RET-eesh] possible
riduur [REE-door] partner, spouse, husband, wife
riduurok [ree-DOO-rok] love bond, specifically between spouses - marriage agreement
riye [REE-yay] favor, benefit, good turn
rohak [RO-hahk] defeat
rohakar [ro-ha-KAR] defeat (verb)
rol'eta [ROHL-ay-tah] sixty
ru, r' [roo] past tense prefix
rud [rood] around
rugam [ROO-gahm] sphere, ball
runi [roo-NEE] soul (poetic only)
rusur [roo-SOOR] land, ships or troops
ruug [roog] old age
ruug'la [ROOG-lah] old
ruus [roos] rock
ruusaan [roo-SAHN] reliable one (popular female name)
ruusaanyc [roo-SAHN-eesh] reliable, trustworthy
ruusaar [ROO-sahr] foundation
ruus'alor [ROOS-ahl-or] sergeant
ruyot [ROO-yot] the past, history
sakagal [SAH-kah-gal] X-wing
sal [sahl] color
sapanyc [sah-PAHN-eesh] electromagnetic
sarad [SAH-rad] flower, bloom
saviin [sah-VEEN] violet
senaar [sen-ARR] bird
sen'tra [SEN-tra] jetpack
serim [SAIR-eem] accurate, correct
serimir [SAIR-ee-meer] be right, to be accurate
sha [sha] at (before vowel - shal)
sha ca'nara [SHAH kah-NAH-rah] specific time - literally at time, often used in questions
shaadlar [SHAHD`lar] move
shaap [shahp] wood
shaap'yc [sha-PEESH] wooden
shabiir [sha-BEER] screw up - impolite
shabla [SHAH-bla] screwed up - impolite
shab'rudur [shah-BROO-dur] mess with - very strong language in Mando'a, so use only in extreme circumstances
shabuir [SHAH-boo-EER] extreme insult - *jerk*, but much stronger
sha'kajir [SHAH-ka-JEER] over a meal, at the dinner table, like the French *‡ table* - the word for table comes from the word for level, flat, so the implication is one of equals breaking bread together
sha'kajir [SHAH-ka-JEER] cease-fire, truce (from the practice of sitting down at a table with refreshments to talk terms, as in the same term for *over a meal*)
shal [shahl] at (before vowel)
sharal [SHAH-ral] lazy
sheber [SHEH-bair] sit (verb)
sheb'ika [sheh-BEE-kah] botty, tush (diminutive of shebs) - kids' word but sometimes used ironically or in humour
shebs [shebs] backside, rear, buttocks (also rear of building etc)
sheb'urcyin [sheh-BOOR-shin] sycophant, toady, *butt-kisser*
she'cu [SHAY-koo] nine
she'eta [shayta] fifty
she'eta'olan [SHAYTA-oh-lahn] five thousand
sh'ehn [shayn] eight
shehn'eta [shayn-EH-tah] eighty
shekemir [SHEH-kay-meer] follow
shek'eta [SHAYK-ay-tah] ninety
shereshir [shair-AYSH-eer] kidnap, seize
shereshoy [sheh-REYSH-oy] lust for life and much more - uniquely Mandalorian word, meaning the enjoyment of each day and the determination to seek and grab every possible experience, as well as surviving to see the next day - hanging onto life and relishing it. An understandable state of mind/ emotion for a warrior people. Closely related to the words for live, hunt and stay safe - and, of course *oya*. All from the same root.
shev'la [SHAYV-lah] silent
shi [shee] just, only
shig [sheeg] beverage - any infusion of whatever's available, but usually a mildly stimulant herb with a citrus flavor called behot
shiib [sheeb] thin
shi'yayc [shee-YAYSH] yellow
sho'cye [SHOW-shay] ocean
shok [shohk] beam, joist (wood or other material)
shokita [SHOK-ee-tah] shelf
shonar [SHOW-nar] wave (noun, as in sea) - literally 'ocean movement'
sho'sen [SHOW-sen] submarine, submersible
shosenla [show-SEN-la] submerged, sunk, under water
shukalar [SHOO-kah-lar] to crush (in any sense), to conquer
shuk [shook] rift, tear
shuk'la [SHOOK-lah] fragmented, broken, crushed
shuk'yc [shook-EESH] not working, no use, useless, broken down, out of order - usually said of machinery
shuk'la gett'se [SHOOK-lah GETT-say] crushed or ground nuts (topping or ingredient for uj)
shuk'la riduurok [SHOOK-lah ree-DOOR-ok] divorce
shuk'orok [shoo-KOH-rok] crushgaunt
shukur [SHOO-koor] break
shuner [shoon] bread
shuner [SHOO-nair] flour, meal
shupur [SHOO-poor] injury
shupur'yc [shoo-POOR-esh] injured
shupuur [shoo-POOR] injure
shushai [shoo-SHAI] sensor (lit. eye-listening)
shu'shuk [shoo-SHOOK] disaster, big screw-up etc
simir [see-MEER] year
sim'olan [seem-oh-LAHN] century
sirbur [SEER-boor] say
siver [SEE-vair] degree
skanah [SKAH-nah] much-hated thing or person
skira [SKEE-rah] settling scores, revenge. feud (different to vengeance - more personal)
skotah [SKOH-tah] short
skraan [scrahn] food, *scran* (generic slang for a meal)
skraan'ikase [SKRAH-nee-KAY-say] assorted small snacks like meze or tapas - *small eats* - a celebratory meal for Mandos because it can take hours to eat, and the dishes are often fiddly, a contrast to the easy-to-eat, quick meals necessary in the field
slaat [slaht] mud
Slana'pir! [SLAH-nah-PEER] Get out! get lost! (very impolite)
slanar [SLAH-nar] go
solegot [SOH-lay-goot] computer (lit. counting machine)
soletar [so-LAY-tahr] count
solus [SOH-loos] alone, vulnerable
solus [SOH-loos] each, one
solus [SOH-loos] individual
solus [SOH-loos] united, as one
sol'yc [sohl-EESH] first
sol'yc [sol-EESH] first (ordinal)
Sooran, shab! [soo-RAHN shahb] Contemptuous and triumphant comment - like *suck on that, chum!*
sooranir [SOO-rah-neer] suck, absorb, draw up (liquid)
sosol ti [so-SOHL tee] equal with
spirba [SPEER-bah] pass (as in break in terrain)
staabi [STAH-bee] right
striil [streel] strill - highly intelligent six-legged hunting carnivore, capable of gliding and flight
striilir [STREE-leer] track, trail
su [SOO] still, yet
Su cuy'gar [Soo COO-ee-gar] Hello - lit. *You're still alive.*
Su'cuy [Soo-COO-ee] Hi!
sur'ar [soo-RAR] concentrate, focus
sur'gaan [soor-GAHN] picture
sur'haai [soor-HAI] eye
sur'ulur [SOOR-oo-LOOR] keep an eye on, monitor
sushir [SOO-sheer] listen
susulur [SOO-soo-LOOR] hear
suum [soom] beyond
Suum ca'nara [Soom CAH-na-RAH] the state of blissful rest and peace
suumpir [SOOM-peer] lake
suvarir [soo-VAHR-eer] understand
taab [tahb] foot
taab'echaaj'la [TAHB-eh-CHAHJ-lah] deceased, passed on (lit: marched far away)
taabir [TAH-beer] march
taakur [TAHR-koor] bone
taap [tahp] location
taap [tahp] point, position
ta'ayl [tah-AYL] jailer
tabalhar [tah-BAHL-har] patrol (verb)
tabalut [tah-BAHL-oot] patrol (noun) - on patrol: bat'balut (adj)
t'ad [tahd] two
tad'eta [TAHD-ay-tah] seventy
takisir [TAH-kees-eer] insult (verb)
takisit [tah-KEE-sit] insult (noun)
tal [tahl] blood
tal'din [tal-DEEN] bloodline
tal'galar [tal-GAL-ahr] spill blood, bleed
tal'onidir [tahl-ON-ee-DEE-neer] to sweat blood, to *give blood* - idiom for going that extra mile or making an all-out effort
talyc [tahl-EESH] Bloody, bloodstained - of steak, rare.
ta'raysh [ta-RAYSH] ten
ta'raysh solus [TAH-raysh-SO-lus] eleven
ta'raysholan [TAH-raysh-oh-lahn] thousand
tatugir [tah-TOO-geer] repeat
tayat [TAI-aht] storage
tay'haai [TAY-hai] archivist, reporter
Tayli'bac? [TIE-lee-BAHK] Got it? Okay? Understand? (Often very aggressive.)
taylir [TIE-leer] hold, keep, preserve
te [teh] the (rarely used)
tebec [TEH-bek] ammunition
tegaanalir [teh-GAHN-ah-leer] rescue
teh [tay] from
te'habirÖbe [the-HAH-beer beh] remove, take out (when used transitively, be precedes the object - No te'habi kad be dalab )
tengaanar [TEN-gah-nahr] show, display (lit. open hand)
tenn [ten] open
teroch [tay-ROCH] pitiless
tettar [TET-ar] kick
ti [tee] with
tigaanur [tee-GAH-noor] touch
tihaar [TEE-har] alcoholic drink - strong clear spirit made from fruit, like eau de vie
tiingilar [TEEN-gee-lahr] blisteringly spicy Mandalorian casserole
tiin'la [teen-LAH] coarse
tion [TEE-on] interrogative prefix, used for a question
Tion gar gai? [Tee-ON gar- GUY] What's your name?
Tion'ad [tee-on-AD] who? (Lit: what person?)
Tion'ad hukaat'kama? [Tee-ON-ahd HOO-kaht-KA-ma] Who's watching your back?
tionas [tee-OH-nahs] Question, puzzle
Tion'cuy? [Tee-ON-coo-EE] Who's that? (often used as a challenge to identify someone - like *Halt! Who goes there?*
tionir [tee-OHN-eer] question, interrogate
tion'jor [Tee-ON-jor] why?
tion'meh [tee-ON-may] what if?
Tion'solet? [Tee-ON-soh-LAYT] How many? How much?
tion'tuur [tee-ON-toor] when? (lit. which day)
to [toh] join, connection
tok'kad [toh-KAHD] retreat
to'kursh [toh-KOORSH] orchard
tolase [toh-LAH-say] system (lit. joined things)
tom [tohm] alliance
tomad [toh_MAHD] ally
tome [TOH-may] together (plural)
tome'tayl [TOH-meh-TAYL] memory
tom'urcir [tohm-OOR-seer] converge
tomyc [TOH-meesh] joint
tom'yc [TPH-meesh] allied
tor [tohr] justice
tra [trah] space, void
tra [trah] star field
traat'aliit [TRAHT-ah-LEET] squad, team
Traat'aliit gar besbe'trayc [Traht-ah-LEET bes-beh-TRAYSH] The squad is your weapon
traatika [tra-TEE-kah] platoon
tracinya [trah-SHEE-nah] flame
tracyaat [tra-SHEE-at] artillery
Tra'cyar mav [tra-SHEE-ar-mahv] fire at will
tracyn [trah-SHEEN] fire
tracy'uur [trah-SHOOR] blaster
tranyc [TRAH-neesh] sunny (lit. star-burned)
trat'aab [traht-AHB] infantry
trat'ade [traht-AH-day] forces
trattok'or [TRAT-oh-kor] fail, fall, collapse
tratur [TRAH-toor] man, staff, form the strength of, represent
tratyc [TRAH-teesh] in a state of collapse
trikar [TREE-kar] sadness
trikar'la [tree-KAHR] sad
troan [trawn] face
troch [troch] certainly (archaic, like verily)
tsad [sahd] alliance, group
tsad droten [ZAD DROH-ten] group of people, Republic
Tsad Droten [tsahd-DROH-ten] senate, assembly
tsikador [zee-KAH-dor] prepare, get ready
tsikala [zee-KAH-lah] prepared, ready
tug'yc [too-GEESH] again
tuur [toor] day
udes [OO-des] rest, leisure
Udesii! [oo-DAY-see] Calm down! Take it easy!
udesiir [oo-DAY-seer] relax, take it easy, calm down, find respite
udesla [oo-DESS-lah] calm (of sea etc) unflappable (of a person), serene, relaxed
uj'alayi [oo-jah-LIE-ee] uj cake - dense, very sweet flat cake made of ground nuts, syrup, pureed dried fruit and spice
uj'ayl [oo-JAY-ul] thick scented syrup used in cooking
ukor b'ukor [OO-kor BOO-kor] forced to make a decision - lit. *when push comes to shove*
ukoror [oo-KOR-or] push, shove
ulik [OO-leek] mount, pack animal,
ulur [OOL-oor] care, take notice of
ulur [OO-loor] detect
ulyc [OO-leesh] careful, carefully
umaan [UM-ahn] difficult
urakto [oo-RAHK-to] hard, difficult
uram [OO-rahm] mouth
urcir [oor-SEER] meet
ures [oo-REES] without, lacking
urmankalar [oor-MAHN-kah-lar] believe (distinct from knowing)
Usen'ye! [oo-SEN-yeh] Go away! (Very rude - from same root as osik)
utreekov [oo-TREE-kov] fool, idiot (lit. emptyhead)
ut'reeyah [oot-REE-yah] empty
utrel'a [oo-TREy-lah] clear (as in *All clear*)
utreyar [oo-TREE-yar] clear (verb)
utyc [OO-teesh] slimy
uur [oor] silence
uvete [oo-VAY-tay] worlds (poetic)
vaabir [VAH-beer] do
vaal [vahl] during, while
vaar [vahr] early, undeveloped, half-grown
vaar'ika [var-EE-kah] pip-squeak, runt
vaar'tur [vahr-TOOR] morning
vaii [vay] where
vaii'la [vai-EE-lah] directional
val [vahl] they, theirs
veeray [VEER-ay] area
veman [veh-MAHN] real, genuine
ven [vehn] future tense prefix
vencuyanir [ven-COO-yah-neer] sustain, keep alive, preserve
vencuyot [vain-COO-ee-ot] future
ver'alor [VAIR-ah-LOR] lieutenant
verborir [VAIR-bor-EER] hire, buy, contract
verburyc [vair-BOOR-eesh] loyal
vercopa [vair-KOH-pa] wish, dream
VercopaÖ [vair-KOH-pa] May this happen, I wishÖ prefixes statement
vercopaanir [VAIR-koh-PAH-neer] wish, to hope
verd [vaird] soldier, warrior
verda [VAIR-dah] warriors (archaic plural)
verde [VAIR-day] soldiers
verd'ika [vair-DEE-kah] private (rank) Can be used affectionately, often to a child; *little soldier* - context is critical.
verd'yc [VAIR-deesh] aggressive (not necessarily negative!)
ver'gebuir [vair-geh-boo-EER] bodyguard lit: hired guardian (almost-father)
veriduur [VER-ee-DOOR] courtesan
ver'mircit [VAIR-meer-seet] hostage
ver'verd [vair-VAIRD] mercenary
veshok [VESH-ok] large evergreen tree with a grain similar to Earth oak
ve'vut [vay-VOOT] gold
vheh [feh] earth, dust, soil
vheh'yaim [veh-YAYM] temporary hut made of wattle and daub, a *basha*
vhekad [FAY-kahd] sand (literally 'sharp soil')
vhekadla [fay-KAHD-lah] sandy
vhekaj [VEH-kahj] map
vhetin [vet-EEN] plain, fields - open, flat or gently rolling land
vhett [fet] farmer
vhey [vay] mine (ordnance)
vhipir [fee-PEER] mist
vi [vee] we (rare - archaic)
videk [vee-DEK] neck
viinir [VEEN-eer] run
vod [vohd] brother
vod [vohd] comrade, *mate*
vod [vohd] sister
Vor entye [vor-ENT-yay] Thank you (lit. *I accept a debt*)
Vor'e! [VOHR-ay] Thanks!
vorer [VAW-rehr] accept
vorpan [VOR-pahn] green
vorpan'oy [vor-PAHN`oy] vegetation
vurel [VOO-rayl] ever
vu'traat [VOO-traht] special forces
vutyc [VOOT-eesh] special
waadas [WAH-daas] credits, wealth
waadasla [wah-DAHS-lah] valuable
warra'se [WAR-ah-say] warra nuts
wasuur [WAH-soor] west
Wayii! [Why-EE or WHY-ee] Good grief! General exclamation of surprise, good or bad.
wer [wair] eon (archaic)
Wer'cuy [Wair-COO-ee] It was ages ago. - colloquial, often used as *Forget it* or *It doesn't matter*
werda [WAIR-dah] darkness - archaic plural - dha werda - dark light, shadows -i.e. stealth
werde [WAIR-day] darkness
werdla [WAIRD-lah] stealthy, invisible
werlaara [wer-LAR-ah] myth (archaic)
woor [wooer] wind
yacur [YAH-soor] flush out
ya'gai [YAH-guy] bowl
yai [yay] belly, womb
yaihadla [yai-HAHD-lah] pregnant
yaihi'l [YAH-heel] full
yaim [yaym] home
yaimi [yay-MEE] neighbor
yaim'la [YAYM`la] comfortable, familiar, sense of *at home*. Can also mean local to the speaker.
yaim'ol [yai-MOHL] return, homecoming
yaimpar [yay-EEM-par] return
yai'yai [YAY-aye] *richly nourishing* - peculiarly Mandalorian description of dense, high-calorie food, of great importance to people dependent on highly portable field rations
yaiyai'yc [yai-YAI-eesh] bloated, satisfied
yamika [yah-MEE-kah] room, chamber
yilad [yee-LAHD] array (noun)
yustapir [YOOST-ah-PEER] river (lit: water road)
yustarud [YOOST-arood] perimeter