S paghDIch
'pag.dic ] / [ 'pag.dic ]
Klingon letters:
pagdic
Handwritten:
pagdic

zeroth

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word type: number, TKD chapter 5.2.
This number is made of the parts pagh and DIch.

Source

Klingon for the Galactic Traveler p. 177
missing in the word list

Canon examples

pawpu' 'avwI' paghDIch
The zeroth guard has arrived. (KGT p. 177)

'oy'naQ DaQeqDI' mIw wa'DIch Data', 'ach 'oy'naQ Dachu'DI' mIw paghDIch Data'.
When you aim the painstik, you accomplish the first step, but when you turn the painstik on, you accomplish the zeroth step. (KGT p. 177)

Opposite

HochDIch allth, last

More Information

This word is used to describe something that was expected to occur but has not, or that could conceivably occur but has not. (KGT p. 177) It is an example for intentionally violating grammatical rules in order to have an impact. It should not be used on a daily basis.

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Definition of {paghDIch}
from the Klingon Language Wiki:
https://klingon.wiki/Word/PaghDIch
Retrieved 17 May 2022

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Latest edit: 27 Sep 2020, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 27 Sep 2020, by KlingonTeacher

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