[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: chach

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Fri Feb 25 08:01:56 PST 2022

Klingon word: 	chach
Part of speech: 	noun
Definition: 	emergency, auxiliary, backup

[Emergency!] ST6

tlham chach 	backup gravity (n)
  - tlham chach chu'qa' 
    Restoring auxiliary gravity. (ST6)

chach Duj  	ambulance (n)
  - chach Duj yIrI' 
    Get an ambulance! (TNK)

(11/07/2016):  Voyage cancellation insurance was an odd concept for Maltz.  But he said that {leng chach mab} ("voyage emergency contract") might cover it.  {leng chach mab} is not a term or phrase he had heard before, but he said Klingons would understand it meant an agreement about who's responsible for what if something goes wrong during a journey.

ghuH 		alert (n)
ghuH  		prepare for, be alerted to (v)
ghuHmoH  	alert,  warn (v)

Voragh, Ca'Non Master of the Klingons
    Please contribute relevant vocabulary or notes from the last 
    year or two. I’ve fallen woefully behind in updating my files.

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