[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: muD Duj

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue Jan 2 07:55:32 PST 2018

Klingon word: muD Duj
Part of speech: noun
Definition: airplane, atmosphere vessel
Source: TNK

RYAN NYP chu' 'oH muD Duj'e' 'ej "ST. LOUIS toDuj" 'oH pongDaj'e'.  
[translation not available] (NASM: Ryan NYP)

muDDaq neH muD Dujmey vorgh lu'orlu', 'ach loghDaq puvlaH Dujmey
  'orbogh nuv 'e' 'agh X-wa'maH vagh.
[translation not available]  (NASM: X-15)

(HQ 11.2:9):  When the nose of an airplane or similar craft moves to the left or the right, the plane is said to {Der} "yaw" ... The attitude of an aircraft is often talked about in terms of angles. The word for angle is {tajvaj}. Klingon {taH} means "be at a negative angle". 

lupDujHom 	shuttlecraft (n)
chuyDaH  	thrusters [use for jet engines] (n)
'Iv		altitude (n)

chIjwI' 		navigator (n)
DeghwI' 	helmsman (n)
'orwI' 		pilot (n)

'or 		operate/pilot [an aircraft] (v)
puv		fly (i.e. be flying) (v)
qaj 		soar (v)
Saq  		land (e.g. a ship) (v)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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