[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: chalqach

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue Dec 11 06:51:11 PST 2018

Klingon Word of the Day for Monday, December 10, 2018

Klingon word: chalqach
Part of speech: noun
Definition: tower (sky building)
Source: qep'a' wa'maH Soch  [2010?]

molor chalqach 
[Molor's Tower]  (PB 2:19 section title)

chalqach toS qeylISvam legh neH 
he [Molor] climbs a watch tower to see this Kahless. PB

molor chalqach 'avlu'bogh pIrmuS lupawta' 
they reach the base of Molor's guarded tower PB

chalqachDaq bIQaDbe' je 
Even in a tower you are not safe. PB

chalqachlIj rachlu'ta'bogh tutDaq mol'egh betleH 
The bat'leth sunk into the post of your [Molor's] fortified tower PB
(ghunchu'wI', 7/26/2010):  A running joke has been going for many years about wanting a word for deluxe apartment in the sky; we now know to say {chalqach pa''a'}.

qach 		building, structure (n)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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