[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: DeSqIv

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Thu Sep 22 07:41:14 PDT 2016

> Klingon Word of the Day for Thursday, September 22, 2016
> Klingon word: DeSqIv
> Part of speech: noun
> Definition: elbow

AFAIL never used by Okrand in a sentence.

(KGT 97):  The smaller {nevDagh} is characterized by its V-shaped handles, termed {DeSqIvDu'} ("elbows"; note the {-Du'}, the plural suffix for body parts is used here even though the handles are not literally body parts).

(KGT 76):  The verb that means squeeze the bag part of the {DIron} ["bagpipes"], usually with the elbow, is {qeb}.

ghIv 		limb (of a person) (n)
volchaH  	shoulder (n)
DeS 		arm (n)
cha'neH 	forearm (n)
yeb  		wrist
ghop		hand (n)

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

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