[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: Haw'
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Thu Jun 17 08:26:24 PDT 2021
Klingon word: Haw'
Part of speech: verb
Definition: flee, get out
ghorgh Haw'pu' yaS
When did the officer flee? TKD
qatlh Haw'pu' yaS
Why did the officer flee? TKD
chay' Haw'pu' yaS
How did the officer flee? TKD
Haw'pu' yaS 'ar
How many officers fled? TKD
moratlh | DaH bIHaw'laHtaHbe' | puj 'uSDu'lIj
Now, Morath | You can run no more, Your legs are weak. PB
yerchajvo' Haw' qamchIynganpu' ngIq nuv luHoH
The people of Qam-Chee, They fled their territory, And were killed one by one. PB
may'meyDajvo' Haw'be' tlhIngan
A Klingon does not run away from his battles. TKW
"I am a Klingon, sir. For me to seek escape when my captain goes into battle..! " (Worf, when ordered to take command of the saucer section; Picard bluntly reminds him that he is a Starfleet officer first [TNG "Encounter at Farpoint I"])
TORG: My Lord. The ship appears to be deserted.
KRUGE: How can that be? They're hiding!
TORG: Yes sir. But the bridge appears to be run by computer. It is the only thing speaking.
KRUGE: Speaking? Let me hear.
COMPUTER: Nine, eight, seven, six, five ...
KRUGE: Get out! Get out of there! Get out!
COMPUTER: ... one.
< kaboom!!! > [ST3]
lel get/take out (v)
ghIm exile (v)
nargh escape (v)
mej leave, depart (v)
tlheD depart (v)
qeD vacate (v)
lon abandon (v)
lulIgh refuge (n)
Voragh, Ca'Non Master of the Klingons
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