[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: cheS

kechpaja kechpaja at comcast.net
Thu May 4 14:40:32 PDT 2017


Oh, I assumed it was meant to imply that {cheSmey} were associated with
rapid reproduction for Klingons, in the same way that rabbits are on
Earth. Perhaps we're interpreting different parts of the context in
different ways. 

 - SapIr

On Thu, May 04, 2017 at 05:36:25PM +0000, Steven Boozer wrote:
> When the words from qep’a’ 23 were shared back in July, qurgh added a comment:
> 
>    Dr. Okrand noted that what prompted Maltz to come up with this word
>    in this context was not clear.
> 
> Clearly a not-so-subtle hint for us to discover the pun.   I assumed it was a name; but type “rabbit  ches” into your browser’s Search window and see for yourselves …
> 
> --Voragh
> 
> On Behalf Of Michael Roney, Jr.
> 
> [For "bunny"... There's a Klingon animal that's sort of like a rabbit called a {cheS}. So a rabbit on Earth would be, I guess, a {tera' cheS}, though, in context, {cheS} is good enough. And a "bunny," I supposed is a {cheSHom} or maybe {cheSoy}.] e-mail MO to naHQun July 4, 2016
> 
> On Thu, May 4, 2017 at 11:00 AM, <qurgh at wizage.net<mailto:qurgh at wizage.net>> wrote:
> Klingon Word of the Day for Thursday, May 04, 2017
> 
> Klingon word: cheS
> Part of speech: noun
> Definition: rabbit-like animal with long ears
> Source: qep'a' 23
> 
> 

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