S taD
tad ] / [ tad ]
Klingon letters:
tad
Handwritten:
tad

1. taD (planet)

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about planet names.
word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

This word is a name so does not have a plural form.

Source

2001
Diplomatic Implausibility

2. be frozen
word type: verb used as adjective, TKD chapter 4.4.
Quality verbs are intransitive by nature.

Source

The Klingon Dictionary p. 109

Canon examples

yItaD or petaD
Freeze! (KGT p. 116)
idiomatic ways to give the command "Don't move!"

the grammatical correct way is:
yItaD'eghmoH!
Freeze yourself! ("Cause yourself to be frozen!") (KGT p. 117)
Read more about 'eghmoH

Derived and related words

taDmoH freeze
nIm qulcher taD ice cream
puH taD tundra

More Information

The planet named "taD" really is described as a frozen planet, so the meaning of its name really is "be frozen", and not just a coincidence.

Backwards

Dat everywhere

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Definition of {taD}
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https://klingon.wiki/Word/TaD
Retrieved 05 Feb 2023

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Latest edit: 07 Sep 2022, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 09 Oct 2020, by KlingonTeacher

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