[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: tlhuD

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Fri Jun 10 07:09:47 PDT 2016

> Klingon Word of the Day for Friday, June 10, 2016
> Klingon word: tlhuD
> Part of speech: verb
> Definition: emit (energy, radiation, etc.)

  chIch vay' 'oy'moHmeH 'oy'naQ 'ul law' tlhuD 'oH 
  Painstiks ... emit a highly-charged shock for the
   express purpose of inflicting pain. S32

Compare {pan} ["spark, emit sparks"?]:

  pan qeylIS betleH 'ej jach molor 'etlh 
  Kahless's bat'leth sparks and Molor's sword roars. ('U'-OPERA)  

tlhuch 		exhaust (v)
lab 			transmit data (away from a place) (v)
lI' 			transmit data (to a place) (v)
rI' 			hail (v)

tIH 			ray, energy beam (n)
HoS 			energy (n)
woj 			radiation (n)
'ul 			electricity (n)

A Starfleet subcutaneous transponder contains a rubindium crystal which is able to emit an energy beam when excited by a light source, similar to a laser. (TOS "Patterns of Force")

tlhIngan ghantoH pIn'a'
Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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