[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: ghugh

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue Dec 26 07:09:06 PST 2017

Klingon word: ghugh
Part of speech: verb
Definition: vocalize
Source: qep'a' 24 [2017]

(qep'a' 2017):  referring to sound emitted by an animal, but not speech

(qurgh, 7/29/2017):  "The cat said, 'meow'."  Marc said yes.  "The cat meowed as I walked by."  Marc said no. 
[Okrand] said these are words that described the sounds that the animals make. They are pretty much onomatopoeias of the animals' noises.

'Imyagh 	sound made by a {vIghro'} or {ghISnar} cat (excl)
welwelwel 	sound made by a {targh} (excl) 

jatlh 		say/speak [for people] (v)
chuS 		be noisy (v)

wab 		sound, noise (n)
QIch 		speech (i.e. vocal sounds) (n)
ghogh 		voice (n)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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