[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: 'aq

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Thu Dec 7 07:34:58 PST 2017

Klingon word: 'aq
Part of speech: verb
Definition: predict, prognosticate
Source: qep'a' 24 [2017]

i.e. based on deductive reasoning or science (qep'a' 2017)

  SIS 'e' 'aqlu', javmaH vatlhvI' DIch 
  It is predicted it will rain, 60% certainty. (qep'a' 2017)

(qurgh, 7/29/2017):  [Okrand] also checked with Maltz about why predicting the weather used {'e' -lu'} instead of {net} in the examples. He said that weather forecasts tend to use {'e' -lu'} over {net}, but {net} would not be wrong." 

qut 		predict (fraudulently or as an act) (v)
ghut 		predict (based on intuition or a wild guess) (v)

noH 		estimate (v)
loy 		guess (v)

leSSov 		foresight (n)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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