qach choghvat

IPA: kac cog.'vat ] Phonetickac cog.'vat ]

pIqaDkac cogvat

porch

word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

plural: qach choghvatmey
This noun is made of the parts qach and choghvat.

Source

qep'a' 2020
See new words released at qep'a' 27
The request for this word was: "projecting architectural structure that houses an entrance to a building"  [note]

More Information

Sometimes qach choghvat, sometimes choghvat pa'. This word (which is really the word for "gangplank") is used for this part of a structure even if there are no stairs or ramps involved.
(qep'a' 2020)

choghvat "[...] does have to be attached to a house or building or something or other. It doesn't necesarily have to have a roof. It doesn't necesarily have to have a little fence around it. It's the outside entryway to the building. (Q&A 52:18) A ramp or steps leading to a porch would not be called a choghvat, just steps or whatever. They would if they would be leading all the way up to a boat." (Q&A 53:00)

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Definition of {qach choghvat}
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http://klingon.wiki/Word/KachChoghvat
Retrieved 26 Oct 2020

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Latest edit: 03 Aug 2020, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 03 Aug 2020, by KlingonTeacher



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