[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: chum

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue Jan 3 07:15:32 PST 2017

> Klingon Word of the Day for Tuesday, January 03, 2017
> Klingon word: chum
> Part of speech: verb
> Definition: be colorful
> Source: qep'a' 23  [2016]

(qurgh, 8/18/2016):  {tlhom} and {chum} were new words created because one of the new Friends of Maltz specifically asked for a way to talk about the visual experience of sunrise and sunset. Those phrases were then added to the dictionary as the specific way Klingons talk about those experiences.

  jajlo' chum 
  sunrise  (qep'a' 2016)

  tlhom chum 
  sunset  (qep'a' 2016)

nguv 		be dyed/stained/tinted (v)
Dem 		be clear/transparent/uncolored (v)

DIj 		use/paint with a pigment stick (v)
ngoH 		smear, paint using fingers (v)

rItlh 	pigment, paint, dye (n)

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

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