chIl

IPA: cil ] Phoneticcil ]

pIqaDcil

lose, misplace

word type: verb, TKD chapter 4.
transitive verb: vay' vIchIl. = I lose, misplace something.

Source

Addendum of The Klingon Dictionary p. 181

Canon examples

tlhonchaj chIljaj
May they lose their nostrils! (TKD p. 176)

DoS chIl
to digress (qep'a' 2008)

More Information

chIl means lose in the sense of misplace, be unable to find, lose track of. It can be used for misplacing your keys, but also for things like losing the signal of something you've been tracking. Lose in the sense of no longer have (presumably permanently), as in "we've lost a lot of soldiers" is a different word: weS. This verb means lose in the sense of undergo a reduction of or suffer a reduction of, as in "he lost a lot of blood". (qepHom Saarbrücken 2017, p. 15)

See also

weS lose

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Latest edit: 30 Sep 2019, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 30 Sep 2019, by KlingonTeacher



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