When Yoda was introduced to the Star Wars universe in Empire Strikes Back in 1980, the only thing that really stood out about him was the way he spoke. Sometimes he spoke relatively normally, and sometimes he would throw in the verbs for his sentence right at the end, but we all just assumed that every person in Yoda’s species spoke that way. After an episode of Tales of the Jedi released on Disney+, we now know that’s not the case at all.
Meet Yaddle, the female of Yoda’s species. Well, it’s more like Yaddle bye since she appeared a few times in Episode 1: The Phantom Menace, but she never spoke. She also looked a bit rough. Yaddle is voiced by Bryce Dallas Howard (Jurassic World) in one episode, and she speaks like everyone else who speaks Galactic Basic – the common language in the Star Wars universe. That’s right, she doesn’t say things like, “Don’t try. Do it or don’t. There is no try” or “The greatest teacher is failure.”
Not everything Yoda said was a mess, but his most memorable quotes are. Yaddle, on the other hand, says things like, “Whatever lies he told you, whatever you did, you can now make amends by taking him to court.” No puzzles. Completely consistent.
We should also point out that one thing Dallas does exceptionally well is capturing the timbre of Yoda – who was originally voiced by Frank Oz. She feels her voice adds depth to the unnamed species, though she doesn’t often mess up sentence structures.
What’s the deal with the way Yoda speaks? This is completely unknown at this point. Given his sense of humor, could he have pranked everyone for decades? We don’t know how he spoke before he became a member of the Jedi Council, so your guess is as good as ours.
Yaddle, Yoda, and Grogu’s alien species don’t even have a name or homeworld. While Yoda lived 900 years, he was exceptionally secretive about his history and race. Before Lucasfilm was sold to Disney, there were a few other members of this species — all of whom were either Force-sensitive or Jedi — but that was all erased from canon after the buyout. So at the moment it’s just the three mentioned above.
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https://www.gamespot.com/articles/yaddle-speaks-normally-in-tales-of-the-jedi-so-yoda-was-probably-trolling-us/1100-6508700/?ftag=CAD-01-10abi2f Yaddle speaks normally in Tales of the Jedi, so Yoda probably trolled us