S cha'puj
caz.'puj ] / [ caz.'puj ]
Klingon letters:
cazpuj
Handwritten:
cazpuj

dilithium

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word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

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

Source

The Klingon Dictionary p. 82

Canon examples

cha'puj tlhIlHal vISuch vIneH
I want to visit the dilithium mines. (CK)

Expanded examples

cha'pujqut dilithium crystal
cha'puj pa' dilithium chamber

Questions about this word

Although it seems that this word is made of cha' two (i.e. di-) and puj, it is not possible to derive that puj automatically means "lithium".
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Definition of {cha'puj}
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https://klingon.wiki/Word/Cha-puj
Retrieved 05 Dec 2022

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Latest edit: 22 Feb 2022, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 22 Jan 2020, by KlingonTeacher

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