Kryptonian text on DEO computer

Kryptonese text that Winn attempted to decipher.

Kryptonese was the language of the inhabitants of Krypton.

Known speakers

Known words/phrases

  • "El mayarah" means "stronger together" [4]
  • "Kaoshuh" means (approximately) "to be continued"[2]

Behind the scenes

  • In the Smallville television series, Clark Kent's birthname, Kal-El, means "star child".
  • In the Smallville episode "Rogue," Clark Kent finds armor that belonged to Alexander the Great with a pentagon-surrounded "S" emblazoned on the chestplate. According to Smallville's Lex Luthor, the design symbolizes strength and courage.
  • In the DC Extended Universe, the House of El Family coat of arms is not "el mayarah" (stronger together), but rather the symbol for hope, mistaken by humans as the letter "S".