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word type: verb, TKD chapter 4.
transitive verb: vay' vItoS. = I climb something.


The Klingon Dictionary p. 110

Canon examples

tu'taHmeH chalqach toS; qeylISvam legh neH.
he [Molor] climbs a watch tower to see this Kahless. (paq'batlh)

'Iw bIQtIqvo' toS SuvwI' yoH puH QaDDaq paw.
The fearless warrior climbs out of the [river of] blood onto the dry land. (paq'batlh)

raSDaq toS qeylIS rewbe'pu' qaD 'ej mu'meyvam ja'.
Kahless climbs onto the table, turns to the people, and spoke these words. (paq'batlh)

Derived and related words

toSwI' qal'aq jungle gym

More Information

From the examples used in paq'batlh we can conclude some usage of the verb:
  • The object of toS is the thing being climbed, such as a hill or a tower.
  • When climbing onto something, the thing is marked with the suffix -Daq.
  • When climbing out of something, the thing is marked with the suffix -vo'.

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