[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: DuS

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Oct 15 08:33:25 PDT 2018

Klingon word: DuS
Part of speech: noun
Definition: torpedo tube

  DuS wa' 
  torpedo tube number 1 (TKD)

  wa' DuS 
  one torpedo tube (TKD)

(KGT 56f):  A {peng} is launched from a tube usually called a {DuS}, but another term, {chetvI'}, is also used, the distinction having something to do with how the projectile is actually loaded into the tube. The verb used for launch or fire a weapon of this type is {baH}, and there is even a special word, {ghuS}, meaning prepare to launch.

peng  		torpedo,  missile (sg. n.)
cha  		torpedoes (pl. n.)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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