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The Payav language is the language spoken by the Payav civilization of the planet Mestiko. (TOS novel: Mere Anarchy)

GlossaryEdit

a'sloointa dinpayav 
A grave insult that translates to English as "no-necked offworlder". (TOS - Mere Anarchy eBook: Shadows of the Indignant)
dinpayav 
Term used to refer to non-Payav outsiders. (TOS - Mere Anarchy eBooks: The Centre Cannot Hold, Shadows of the Indignant)
See also "mar-tunyor".
elor 
"Grandmother." (TOS - Mere Anarchy eBook: Things Fall Apart)
hareeja 
Word meaning "demon", which, despite its literal translation, can be used as an affectionate description of a young child (i.e. "you little demon!"). (TOS - Mere Anarchy eBook: The Centre Cannot Hold)
hoy'an Atyya 
Expression of surprise. (TOS - Mere Anarchy eBook: The Blood-Dimmed Tide)
Given the context of this phrase, and others using the word "Atyya", it seems this phrase would translate as "Oh, my God!"
mar-tunyor 
Word which refers to non-Payav, used primarily in the mar-Atyya religious tradition. (TOS - Mere Anarchy eBook: The Darkness Drops Again)
See also "dinpayav".
tu-prait 
"Beggar". (TOS - Mere Anarchy eBook: The Blood-Dimmed Tide)
vikak 
Unflattering term in the Payav language, presumably akin to "bastard" or "jerk". Daki orGalya referred to her husband, Cart etDeja, as a condescending vikak, though she allowed, "he's our vikak". (TOS - Mere Anarchy eBook: The Darkness Drops Again)

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Languages
AltarAndorian languages (AndoriiGraalen/GraalekGreater AndorianLesser Andorian) • Bajoran (Old BajoranOld High Bajoran) • Beta Promethean • Earth languages (Anglo-SaxonCelticEnglishFarsiFrenchGaelicGermanGreekHebrew/YiddishIboItalianJapaneseLatinMandarinRussianSpanishSwahili) • EsperantaFederation Standard (Galacta) • Ferengi (Trading Tongue) • Galacta (Federation Standard) • GornGrennaiKlingonese (Battle LanguageKlin trade patoisKlingonaaseKumburanRumaiynta'HoltlhIngan Hol/pIqaDWarrior's Tongue) • MakaroNemarOld HebitianOld High MartianOld IllyanOlisuOmearanOrion language (High OrionKolariLow OrionTrader's Tongue/Trader's ScriptYrevish) • OrishanPaklitPayavPeRealm DialectRemanRomulan (RihannsuHigh RihanLow RihanOld High Rihannsu) • SeshtoTaklathiTarnTellaran (Civil Conversation) • TholianVeganVulcan (Ancient VulcanHigh TongueModern VulcanOld High Vulcan) • XenexianXlatitigu

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