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word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

plural: tarDIghaDmey


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"Maltz never heard of such a thing. He said just to use the Federation Standard word with a Klingon pronunciation." (Marc Okrand)

see loanword.

At the time of the word's creation, people argued about its reason of existence. Ironically, two years later the tardigrade became a main character in Star Trek: Discovery, and the word appeared in the Klingon subtitles on Netflix hundreds of times.

A second new word that appeared in this project was "slug, snail" tera' nagh DIr charwI' mach (literally "terran small stone-skin slimy one")

Category: noun    

Latest edit: 02 Nov 2019, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 02 Nov 2019, by KlingonTeacher

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remember the swap of q > k and ' > - as in qa' = ka- and Daq = Dak

1. noun 2. verb 3. others

Day of the week:
Today is buqjaj

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