S cha' qabDu'
caz kab.'duz ] / [ caz kab.'duz ]
Klingon letters:
caz kabduz
caz kabduz

two faces

word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

plural: This word is probably not countable.
This noun is made of the parts cha', qab and Du'.


Klingon for the Galactic Traveler p. 124

Canon examples

Suv cha' qabDu'
Two faces fight. (that is: They are fighting one-on-one.) (KGT p. 124)

More Information

This is an idiomatic expression that is used when to people are doing something "face-to-face", i.e. without anyone else involved.

See also

opposite: qabDu' law' many faces

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Created: 23 Sep 2019, by KlingonTeacher

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