- "I am capable of speaking Basic if that is how we must proceed."
"That will not be necessary. Use your native language. I have brought my own translating droid."
- ―A Mairan ambassador and Tenel Ka
The sentient Mairan species of the planet Maires spoke a language composed of music-like notes played on a shell flute. In 23 ABY, Tenel Ka, the Hapan-Dathomiri princess, used the translator droid M-TD to talk with a Mairan ambassador who was using a shell flute to speak his native language.
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Appearances[edit | edit source]
- Young Jedi Knights: Lightsabers (First appearance)