S voDchuch
vod.'cuc ] / [ vod.'cuc ]
Klingon letters:
vodcuc
Handwritten:
vodcuc

spider-like bug

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word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

plural: voDchuchmey

Source

qepHom Saarbrücken 2018
See new words released at qepHom'a' 2018

Pun

voD = bore, + chuch = ice = bor-ice = Boris the spider

More Information

This is a pretty large spider-like thing. It has nine legs usually but sometimes seven or eight, never fewer than seven unless the bug has been injured. A big spider on Earth would be a tera' voDchuch, but a small spider would not be a voDchuch.

(booklet of qepHom 2018)

voDchuch is not a general word for spiders, it's a specific Klingon animal that somehow resembles a spider. It's a very big animal about the size of a hand. When talking about the Terran version of the animal, one can add (as usual) tera' to it. If it's a small version of it, then it's okay to say voDchuchHom or tera' voDchuchHom, "small Earth version of the animal that looks like a spider".

(interview at qepHom 2018)

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Retrieved 07 Dec 2022

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Latest edit: 07 May 2021, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 27 Mar 2020, by KlingonTeacher

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