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"ghewmey bIH vetlhmey'e'."

Translation:Cockroaches are bugs.

December 8, 2019

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[deactivated user]

    Would "insect" also be a good translation of ghew?


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jdmcowan

    ghew has a very broad interpretation in Klingon and can apply to things called "bugs" and to things called "cooties". "Insect" in English is often used almost as broadly as ghew, but in scientific meaning only refers to arthropods with 6 legs and antennae. For instance, though spiders are often refered to as insects, by the official scientific definition they are not. However, spiders are definitely "bugs" and ghewmey.

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