S Qaw'
qz ] / [ qz ]
Klingon letters:
qawz
Handwritten:
qawz

destroy

word type: verb, TKD chapter 4.
transitive verb: vay' vIQaw'. = I destroy something.

Source

The Klingon Dictionary p. 103

Canon examples

nuQaw'laH.
He can destroy us. (TKD p. )

nuQaw'qu'be'.
They have not finished us off. (TKD p. )

Qaw''eghpu'.
He destroyed himself. (TKD p. )

not Soj QaQ Qaw' tlhInganpu'.
Klingons never destroy good food. (CK)

noH QapmeH wo' Qaw'lu'chugh yay chavbe'lu'
Destroying an empire to win a war is no victory. (TKW)

SuyDuj DaQaw'chugh qagh DaHoH
If you destroy the merchant ship, you kill gagh. (KGT)

romuluSnganpu' Dujmey DIQaw'pu'; pe'vIl DIbI'chu'pu'
We destroyed the Romulans' ships all at once. (KGT)

HovpoH Hut vagh cha' wa' vI' jav Dujvam 'aghlu'pu' 'ach Qaw'lu'pu'.
[This ship was demonstrated on Stardate 9521.6 but it was destroyed.] (SB #33)

jagh Duj DaQaw' 'ach pagh qama' Datlhapqa'
Destroy enemy vessel without retrieving prisoners. (MKE)

Expanded examples

mapIm ngIq maH 'e' luQaw'meH ghoS chaH.
They come to destroy our individuality. (Star Trek: Discovery "Battle at the Binary Stars")

Cite this entry

Definition of {Qaw'}
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https://klingon.wiki/Word/Qaw-
Retrieved 09 Aug 2022

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