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Klingon Curses and Insults

This set gives a small sampling of the fine art of Klingon cursing. Somebody who cannot curse in Klingon will receive little respect.
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baQa'
general invective
baktag
an insult, as in a "piece of baktag"
bIHnuch
coward
ghay'cha'
general invective (mild)
ghuy'cha'
general invective (strong)
Ha'DIbaH
Animal! (epithet)
HuH
Slime (insult)
Hu'tegh
Damn (as in english)
petaQ
useless, garbage (insult)
qagh Sopbe'
"he doesn't eat gagh" (dismissive, mild)
Qa'Hom
small animal (a harmless thing trying to look impressive)
QI'yaH
One of the strongest, most foul Klingon expressions; it defies translation