[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: DeQ

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Wed Jun 20 08:34:32 PDT 2018

Klingon word: DeQ
Part of speech: noun
Definition: credit (monetary unit)
Source: TKD

wa' DeQ 
One credit. CK

cha'SaD DeQ 
2000 credits. PK

vaghSaD DeQ HInob! 
Give me 5,000 credits! PK

 (TKW 7):  ... perhaps, to the Klingon way of thinking, while one is alive, one must sacrifice or give up something (the way one uses credits or latinum when making a purchase) in order to ensure that the spirit is one's own.

Cf. also {QaS} "forces" (used as money in Monopoly)
DarSeq 		*darsek* [unit of Klingon currency, e.g. a coin] (n)
Huch 		money (n)
Huch chaw'  	credit card (n) (TNK)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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