[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: chav
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Klingon Word of the Day for Monday, March 06, 2023
Klingon word: chav
Part of speech: verb
I achieve. KLS
Hegh neH chav qoH
A fool's only achievement is death. TKW
qaSDI' nenghep, qa' patlh chu' chav tlhIngan SuvwI'
The Age of Ascension marks a new level of spiritual attainment by a Klingon warrior. S9
tlhIngan ngoQmey chavmeH HoH tlhInganpu'
Klingons kill for their own purposes. TKW
ngoQvam luchavmeH ghawran maghpu' be'nI'pu'
To this end, the sisters have acted against Gowron... in order to gain power. S26
SuvwI' qa' patlh veb chavlaHmeH tlhIngan lo'chu' chaH. toDujDaj toblu'
[They] use the devices [painstiks] to inflict pain in a manner which will allow the Klingon to attain a higher state of spirituality as a warrior, proving his mettle. S32
Do patlh vItlhqu' chavta'.
(NASM: Bell X-1)
chav achievement (n)
quv chav "achieve honor" (phrase)
batlhHa' vanglu'taHvIS quv chavbe'lu'
One does not achieve honor while acting dishonorably. TKW
yay chav "achieve victory" (phrase)
yay chavlu' 'e' bajnISlu'
Victory must be earned. TKW
noH QapmeH wo' Qaw'lu'chugh yay chavbe'lu'
"Destroying an empire to win a war is no victory" TKW
qIbDaq Hoch Hovtay'mey bocharghchugh, yay bochav.
Victory shall be yours if you conquer the systems within the Galaxy. MKE
ta' accomplish (v)
Qap succeed (v)
Suq acquire, obtain, get, gain (v)
tlha' chase, follow (v)
ta' deed, accomplishment (n)
wanI' phenomenon, event, occurrence (n)
tuH adventure (n)
Voragh, Ca'Non Master of the Klingons
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