[tlhIngan Hol] do we {baH} or do we {bach} an arrow

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Wed Aug 25 05:45:23 PDT 2021

On 8/25/2021 7:55 AM, mayqel qunen'oS wrote:
> Is there an answer as to whether we {baH} or {bach} a {naQjejHom}?
> Is there a right answer to this? Or do we pick one in random? Or do we 
> ask qeylIS? Or do we consult with the oracle of the Cat of the 
> Underground?

I believe that *baH* is used for self-propelled weapons, while *bach* is 
used for unpowered attacks projected from a device, and *chuH* is for 
unpowered hurled attacks. I base this simply on the glosses and examples 
we have, not an explicit description.

That would mean you *bach* a *naQjejHom.* On the other hand, since 
*naQjejHommey* are not a native Klingon invention, Klingons might not 
have a strong preference for which word to use, and its association with 
*naQjejmey,* which you *chuH,* might lead them to say that you *chuH* a 

If you want anything more definitive, you'll probably have to go ask a 

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