The primary language of the modern Andorians.
In 2377, linguist Dr. Bart Faulwell noted a similarity between Andorii and the written language of the Ardanan culture, as well as with the Human languages of Japanese and Chinese.
List of words and termsEdit
Aanwato: “Raised by”, when referring to a zhen, as would be traditional.
Ceara: Traditional clothing among zhen.
Fiachon: “The question of honesty”, a deposition or statement under an oath or vow.
Fihras: “Puzzle of the corpse” or an unsolved murder, also a suspense genre of fiction among Andorian authors.
Fimdari: “The mystery of our legacy”.
Flabbjellah: A traditional Andorian sidearm that doubles as a musical instrument.
Kheth: The temporary pouch that grows over and around the lower abdomen of a zhen for the final phase of Andorian gestation.
Mdar: “One who will inherit”.
Mdari: “Our inheritance”.
Mdar’andor: “One who will inherit everything”.
Saf: A psychoactive chemical refined from an Andorian plant, used in the shelthreth and generally available only by medical prescription on Andor. Possesion of saf is illegal offworld.
Shapla: a betrothal symbol; woven locks of hair from bondmates.
Shelthreth: Ritual consummation of marriage for the purpose of conception (true mating).
Shuralan: “Gold”, the colour (not the metal).
Tezha: Sexual union outside the shelthreth.
Ushaan: A code of honour involving a duel with the ushaan-tor.
Ushaan-tor: An ice-miner's tool and weapon; in the Northern regions children often play with them.
Ushevaya: A slang term for “prostitute”.