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

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Fri Oct 6 08:22:01 PDT 2017

Klingon word: che'
Part of speech: verb
Definition: rule, reign, run, preside
Source: TKD

DaH che' ghawran. yejquv DevwI' moj ghawran 'e' wuqta' cho' 'oDwI' 
  Dapu'bogh janluq pIqarD HoD. 
Gowron currently presides, named leader of the High Council by Captain
  Jean-Luc Picard, who was acting as Arbiter of Succession. (S25)

qIb boche'meH qeylIS HoS bolo' 'ej SuvwI' vaSDaq boquvmoHlu'. 
Control the galaxy with the might of Kahless and be immortalized in
  the Hall of Warriors. (MKE)

Dogh ghaH 'e' Sov moratlh
    'etlh DoQDI'
    meQchu'pu' wo' che'rupbogh
Morath knows he has been a fool,
    His promised kingdom will be ash
    By the time he claims the sword.  (PB)

tlhIngan wo' nur ghob je
    HoSmoH quvvam
    che'DI' molor nur ghob je pujchoHpu'
With it, I restore pride and values
    Of the Klingon Empire, for under Molor,
    They have grown weak and faint.  (PB)

che'taHvIS val qeylIS 'ej yoH
    Qapqa' tlhIngan tuqmey
    'ej yaymey Dun chav
The Klingon tribes flourished once more,
    And many great victories were made
    During Kahless's reign of wisdom and bravery. (PB)

Dev 		lead, guide (v)
ghatlh 		dominate (v)
loH 		administer (v)
qum 		govern (v)
ra' 		order, command (v)
vu' 		manage (v)

pIn 		boss (n)
ngup 		authority, power, one in authority, one in power, one in charge (n) (slang)
ngup'a'  	the Dominion (MKE)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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