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RE: nuq bach?

Steven Boozer (

Rohan F wrote:
>> the indirect object of {bach} should also probably be marked with 
>> {-Daq}, and that's what turns up on S14:
>>   ...ray' HopDaq bachlu'meH chuqna' ghurmoH naQvam
>>   "This [stock] serves to ... increase the effective range 
>>   for distance targeting." (S14)

>Pretty conclusive right there!

It also turns up in one of the Klingon lines from an earlier draft of the ST5 script missing from the final cut, which Okrand published in HolQeD 8.4:12-13:

  logh veQDaq bachchugh, yoH 'e' toblaHbe' SuvwI' 
  Shooting space garbage is no test of a warrior's mettle.
  (ST5 notes)

Canon Master of the Klingons

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