S veQDuj
veq.'duj ] / [ veq.'duj ]
Klingon letters:
veqduj
Handwritten:
veqduj

garbage scow

word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

plural: veQDujmey
This noun is made of the parts veQ and Duj.

Source

The Klingon Dictionary p. 112

Canon examples

veQDuj 'oH DujlIj'e'
Your ship is a garbage scow. (TKD, p. 171)

More Information

This phrase probably appeared based on the Star Trek (The Original Series) episode "Trouble with Tribbles" which included a lot of Klingons. In one scene, a Klingon named Korax tries to insult the crew of the Enterprise by comparing their ship to a garbage scow. (Note: There was no Klingon spoken in that episode, but Okrand created his first vocabulary based on the first episodes which included Klingons.)

KORAX: That sagging old rust bucket is designed like a garbage scow. Half the quadrant knows it. That's why they're learning to speak Klingonese.
SCOTT: Laddie, don't you think you should rephrase that?
KORAX: You're right, I should. I didn't mean to say that the Enterprise should be hauling garbage. I meant to say that it should be hauled away as garbage.

See also

tongDuj freighter

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Latest edit: 04 Oct 2019, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 04 Sep 2019, by KlingonTeacher

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