[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: rem

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue Jan 3 07:34:32 PST 2017

> Klingon Word of the Day for Monday, January 02, 2017
> Klingon word: rem
> Part of speech: verb
> Definition: suck
> Source: qepHom 2016

  'Iw remwI'
   vampire (n) (qepHom 2016)

(HQ 10.2:8-9):  Similarly, {nujDajDaq rIl'egh ghu}, literally "at his/her mouth, the baby uses at him/herself his/her thumb", is used for "the baby sucks its thumb".

It also works with the toe verbs: {nujDajDaq mar'egh ghu} "the baby sucks its big toe". (HQ 10.2)

roS 		lick (v)

nuj		mouth (n)
wuS 		lip(s) (n)
jat 		tongue (n)
lev 		roof of mouth, hard palate (n)

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

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