S yaD
yad ] / [ yad ]
Klingon letters:
yad
Handwritten:
yad

1. toe

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word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

plural: yaDDu' (body parts)

Source

The Klingon Dictionary p. 114

Derived and related words

yaDpach toe nail

2. sword (slang)
word type: noun, TKD chapter 3. , slang usage, KGT, chapter 5.2.

plural: yaDmey

Source

Klingon for the Galactic Traveler p. 22, 230

3. teen, teenager, adolescent, youth, young adult (slang)
word type: noun, TKD chapter 3. , slang usage, KGT, chapter 5.2.

plural: yaDpu' (beings capable of language)

Source

qep'a' 2020
See new words released at qep'a' 27
The request for this word was: "A word for a person who is too old to be called puq but is too young to nen."  [note]

More Information

The five toe names are:
marwI' big (first) toe
HomwI' second toe
roSwI' third toe
nanwI' fourth toe
Qay'wI' little (fifth) toe

The plural form of the word yaD used in slang for "sword" is not explained. But as this word is not derived from the body part meaning, but is derived from the Krotmag dialect pronunciation of the word yan, it is assumed that the plural form is not the one for body parts. Compare the shift from yanmeyyaDmey. There is no reason to assume this is yaDDu', just because of the coincidental meaning of yaD.

The plural form of the word yaD used in slang for "teenager" is not explained.

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Latest edit: 29 Oct 2020, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 26 Jun 2020, by KlingonTeacher

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