S reD
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Klingon letters:
red
Handwritten:
red

1. wall (exterior)

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word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

plural: reDmey

Source

Usenet message of December 07, 1998

Derived and related words

pa' reD interior side of exterior wall

2. side (geometry)
word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

plural: reDmey

Source

qepHom Saarbrücken 2014
See new words released at qepHom'a' 2014

Derived and related words

loS reD mey' quadrilateral
vagh reD mey' pentagon
loS reD 'Impey' pyramid with four-sided base
vagh reD 'Impey' pyramid with five-sided base

More Information

  Regarding definition #1 – wall (exterior):
An interior wall (such as a wall separating your living room from your kitchen) is a tlhoy'.

An exterior wall (that is, a wall which separates the inside of a building from the outside) is a reD.

For the interior side of an exterior wall, it is quite common to use tlhoy', but the phrase pa' reD, literally "room's exterior wall" (pa' "room") is also heard, referring to the wall in a room which faces outside (as opposed to the other walls in the room whose other sides are still indoors).

(Usenet message of December 07, 1998)

This word can also refer to the "side" of something:
Use reD "exterior wall" for an object's surface that's not the top or bottom or front or back. That is, the use of reD need not be restricted to structures. If you need to be more specific, you can add in poS "left (side)" or nIH "right (side)."

(QelIS boqHarmeyAlice's Adventures in Wonderland in Klingon, p. 238)

Backwards

Der veer, yaw

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Latest edit: 15 Nov 2021, by KlingonTeacher
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