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Merzhel Chek'at, an Apneok.

«You have fulfilled your mission. You may rest.»
―Togh to Merzhel Chek'at[src]

The Apneok were a species of humanoid beings responsible for a colony program on various uninhabited worlds. They employed a cadre of genetically-engineered, disposable scouts to survey planets before colonization.

LanguageEdit

«I do not understand.»
―Merzhel Chek'at to Togh[src]

Notable words and phrases from the Apneok language:

  • A'pek — 'what is the time/schedule?'
  • A'rum — 'what is your status?'
  • Ala'mos ton phan — 'I extend my congratulations'
  • Apnea — 'Soul's Rest'
  • Brella — 'going' / 'leaving'
  • Brella-mot — 'going-from'
  • Dos vim — 'complete' / 'done'
  • Holmoc — 'habitable'
  • Ke — 'no' / 'negative'
  • Ke dut getmek na'brel — 'I don't want to go'
  • Ke-ok — 'am not'
  • Ke-ok doj yet — 'I do not understand'
  • Kyen'i tak — 'under-sky'
  • Merzavak — 'Scout Vessel'
  • Merzhel — 'scout'
  • Morpek — 'mission' / 'assignment' / 'goal'
  • Morsec — 'prepare for doing'
  • Nepesh — 'breath'
  • Ok — 'I' / 'am'
  • Shol — 'received'
  • Svelli — 'planet' / 'world'
  • Tal — 'confirmed'
  • Ta'a — 'please confirm
  • Tal'rum — 'confirm your status
  • Tallatok – 'sending' / 'to be received'
  • Togh — 'watcher'

NumbersEdit

  • A-te — 'six'
  • A-te'chet — 'twelve'
  • A-chek — 'seventy-eight'
  • Chek-at — 'eighty-six

Behind the scenesEdit

The Apneok species and language were created by Tom Menary for the short film Scout. A full translation of the film's alien dialogue is appended to the "Scout - alien dialogue test" video.

AppearancesEdit