Appendix:Star Wars derivations

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These are terms noted for being coined from the Star Wars series, but used outside this context.

English[edit]

Main category: Star Wars derivations
Darth Vader
A powerful individual or force, particularly one that is seen as malevolent, dominating and threatening.
Death Star
(slang, astronomy) The Saturnian moon Iapetus
(slang, astronomy) A hypothetical object in a long-period orbit around the sun that periodically sends destructive showers of asteroids on a collision path with the Earth.
(US slang) An overweight person.
(US slang) space-based beam-weapon defense platforms proposed for SDI
droid
An intelligent robot, especially one made with some physical resemblance to a human.
Force
A mystical source of energy.
Jedi
A fictional order of beings who are gifted with heightened awareness of the Force.
Jedi Master
Respectful and humorous way of addressing a person who is expert in a particular field.
Jedi mind trick
Any set of verbal routines intended to influence people, usually without their knowledge.
lightsaber
A sword having a blade made of a powerful beam of light, found in speculative fiction.
may the Force be with you
(idiomatic) Used to wish someone luck with a difficult endeavor.
MTFBWY
(text messaging) Initialism of may the Force be with you.
Princess Leia
The fictional character Princes Leia from the Star Wars series.
Star Wars
Strategic Defense Initiative.
UTSL
(Internet) Initialism of Use the Source, Luke.
Yoda
A wise person.

Finnish[edit]

valosapeli
lightsaber

Hungarian[edit]

Csillagok háborúja
Star Wars
fénykard
lightsaber

Portuguese[edit]

lado azul da Força
(humorous) The set of people who have manly characteristics, specially heterosexual men and homosexual women.
lado rosa da Força
(humorous) The set of people who have womanly characteristics, specially heterosexual women and homosexual men.

Thai[edit]

เจได
Jedi

See also[edit]