S tlheD
xed ] / [ xed ]
Klingon letters:


word type: verb, TKD chapter 4.
transitive verb: vay' vItlheD. = I depart something.


The Klingon Dictionary p. 111
First used in TKW (see list)

Canon examples

tlheDrup qeylIS
(PB, section title)

tlheDDI' quvmoHmeH / veng HeHDaq lutlha' / SaD law' nuvpu'
Thousands followed him to the edge of the city, to bid him farewell. (PB)

ghe'tor 'el nuv ghe'torvo' tlheD ghaH / 'e' tu'be'chugh neH veqlargh / ghe'torvo' cheghlaH nuvvam
One can only return from this Underworld, If Fek'lhr does not notice one Entering or leaving Gre'thor. (PB)

tera' jaj cha'maH, jar vagh, DIS wa' Hut cha' Soch, parIy pawmeH nuyorghvo' tlheDta'.
[untranslated] (Smithsonian GoFlight App)

More Information

The difference between mej "leave" and tlheD "depart" is that tlheD implies setting out on a journey, having a goal or destination in mind, while mej refers simply to leaving one's current location. In both cases, the object is the place you're departing/leaving from. (qepHom 2019)

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Created: 04 Nov 2019, by KlingonTeacher

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