[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: noDwI'

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Thu Oct 26 08:46:08 PDT 2017

Klingon word: noDwI'
Part of speech: noun
Definition: avenger
Source: qep'a' 24 [2017]

AFAIK never used.

noD  		retaliate,  seek revenge (v)

batlh Heghlu'chugh noDnISbe' vay' 
An honorable death requires no vengeance. TKW

cheQIHchugh manoDbe''a' 
Wrong us, shall we not seek revenge? TKW

le'yo'raj nIHlu'ta'mo' penoD jatlh qeylIS 
And Kahless spoke to them ... about avenging their stolen pride PB

bortaS 		revenge, vengeance (n)
pung 		mercy (n)
qeHHa' 	forgive (v)

"Let bloody vengeance take its final course." (Anton Karidian [a.k.a. Kodos the Executioner] quoting Shakespeare, TOS "The Conscience of the King")

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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