[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: per

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Oct 31 08:55:47 PDT 2016

> Klingon Word of the Day for Saturday, October 29, 2016
> Klingon word: per
> Part of speech: verb
> Definition: label

  rep yIper!  
  Ascertain the hour! Specify the hour! 
  (i.e. "What time is it?") (st.k 2/1999)

  ghogh HablI' mI' yIper 
  What is the telephone number? (TNK)

(st.k 2/1999):  "Though the verb {per} "label" is usually used in the sense of attach or assign a name to, it can also be used for such notions as ascertain, specify, pin down. This is not considered slang or idiomatic.

See the noun {per} "label":
malja' permey 	trademarks (STC & SkyBox)

  Paramount Pictures malja' permey bIH Star Trek pong'e'
    Deghmey'e' je 
  "Star Trek" and related marks are trademarks of Paramount
    Pictures. (SkyBox Copyright)

per naHmey  	pears (n) (TNK)
per yuD  		code name KGT

pong 		name (v)
ngu' 		identify (v)
wIv 		choose (v)

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

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