FROM ACADEMY COMICS, WARRIORS #1
dentalla - ally, or friend
domillan - strategist or advisor (Exedore is the Zentraediís foremost Domillan)
hajoca - an insult, loosely translated as traitor. Literally "weak spot"
jhiri - my
ji - red
kara-brek - honorable death (brek = honor, kara = death)
Kara-thun - a Zentraedi ritual execution by battle, giving the offender a chance at honorable destruction. Literal translation is "Death Dance"
karat-sul - acknowledge and order, in essence "I will fight (and die) for you." Literally, "battle ready"
kaderak - moon (generic)
kalidar - emergency
Kemma - lord (as in Kemma Breetai)
magdomillan - to make strategy; to prepare for combat
negronta - worthless
paranka - burrowing; also "The Burrowers" (a creature from Zentraedi mythology)
Par Dessu - standard Zentraedi greeting
qalliph - dread
Quenno - the Retrieval (the process of breaking down a dead Zentraedi warriorís body for recycling)
sesannu - silence!
tan - name or designation
teezel - all
trati - Noble
Tísen - warriors (as in Tísen Brog)
tísen-mot - un-zentraedi behavior - a violation of the Zentraedi Imperative - a serious insult
Tísentrati - Zentraedi
yar - added to other words to imply a command
yull - listen
FROM JAPANESE SHIP NAMES
Regult Pod - Battlepod
Nousjadeul-Ger Body Suit - Personal Body Suit (aka. Male Power Armor)
Queadlunn-Rau Armor - Tactical Power Armor (aka. Female Power Armor)
Raulon've Pod - Fighter Pod (aka. Trithruster)
Glaug Pod - Officer's Pod
Glaug Eldare - Officer's Pod Armored Vehicle
Quel Qualie - Theatre Scout Recon (Cyclops Recon)
Frand'lar Tiluvo Re-entry Pod
Fub Relau tankers - <may be a Technical Files addition, rather than Macross>
Nupetiet-Vergnitzs - flagship
Queadol Magdomilla - command ship, or strike cruiser
Quiltra Queleual - landing ship
Thuverl Salan - destroyer, or heavy cruiser
Tou Redir Sloop - Scout ship (the RPG calls this a "Salan Scout"), also know as a "picket ship" or "destroyer escort"
Rin Nadow Lojm class Monitor <only seen in Macross, not Robotech, but may still exist in Zentraedi fleet>
FROM CRYSTAL DREAMS SQUADRON NAMES
Thakun - a mythical magical edged weapon
Jurruuqi - a name for a mythical realm some Zentraedi believe they go to upon death (similar to the Viking legend of Valhalla)
Nupesiet - from the roots for "prime" and "defense" - an approximate definition would be "Defenders of the Front Line"
Tivularr - thunder
Kuarre - an approximate definition would be "Victory by Subtlety"
Fekdrahl - an insectoid alien race from the Tirolian local group, which was wiped out during the Robotech Empire Wars
Quo/Bou - adds the implication of fighting for or against the term applied to, Quo for female and Bou for male.
Note that the famous Quodrono and Botoru use these root terms.
FROM TECHNICAL FILES WEB PAGE
gran'lare - to infiltrate
diel'are - to extinguish
nous - implies "person" when applied to another term
nous-gran'diel - Zentraedi ninja (a more literal translation would be "Infiltration and Termination Agent")
mi'cronne - micronian
yrallain - a large nocturnal predator indigenous to Tirol
nous'dohl - warrior (used as name for blue bioroid)
t'siendral - sentinel (used as name for green bioroid)
gister'dohl - warlord (used as name for red bioroid)
t'sienramp - observer (used as name for bioroid scout)
Inbida T'siendiel - Invid Fighter (Invid Bioroid)
Rin Dereta class Monitor (another Zen ship type)
Quiltra Zentro - older class of Zen landing ship
Ci'Va - the largest colony Tirolian colony, which rebelled against the Masters and was rendered uninhabitable by the Zentraedi
Ci'Vonian - citizen of the Tirolian colony of Ci'Va
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