[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: Sam

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue Jun 27 08:58:12 PDT 2017

> Klingon Word of the Day for Tuesday, June 27, 2017
> Klingon word: Sam
> Part of speech: verb
> Definition: locate, seek and find
> Source: TKD-A (184 KE, 189 EK, 190 EK)

cheng'e' DaH yISam 
Find Chang! (ST6)

HaqwI''e' DaH yISam 
Find the SURGEON now! (TKD)

Qel vISamnIS 
I need to find a doctor. (CK)

motlh ray' luSamlaHmeH De' Qatlh cha' tlhIngan Duj jIH'a' 
The main viewer on a Klingon ship is usually overlaid
 with a complex target acquisition grid.  (SP3)

HIq DaSammeH tach yI'el 
To find ale, go into a bar.  (TKW)

yIvoq 'ach lojmItmey yISam 
Trust, but locate the doors. [sic for {tISam}] (TKW)

'avwI' nejDI' narghta'bogh qama' reH 'avwI' Sambej 
When an escaped prisoner looks for a guard, he always
 finds one.  (TKW)

chotwI' DaSamjaj 
May you find the murderer.  (KGT)

ghaH vISammeH 'ej DochmeywIj vItlhapqa'meH naDev vIghoSpu' 
 (STID deleted line)

lojmItDaj veghta'DI' jubbe'wI' 
  yInqa'meH chegh 'e' botnIS qotar 
  qeylIS HoHmeH qotar qeylIS SamnIS 
Still, Kotar cannot let a mortal 
  Pass his gates and return alive, 
  Kahless must be hunted down and killed. (PB)

  petaQ petaQ petaQ 
  I will hunt you down!
  P'takh! P'takh! P'takh! (PB)

vavlI' loDnI'lI' je DaSammeH
  ghe'tor Da'elmo' 'ej Damejmo'
  QeHchoH qa'pu' vaj lubIjlu'
They will pay for the anger
  You caused by entering and leaving,
  Gre'thor in search of your kin.  (PB)

targh Darur
  vaj qaSam 'ej qaHoH
  ghIq cha' tIqDu'lIj vISop  (PB)

romuluSngan Sambogh 'ej HoHbogh nejwI' 
Romulan hunter-killer probe  (KCD)

[These things are extremely lethal, having been pre-programmed with the target's DNA. They are small, capable of flying/hovering, relentless as they stalk their prey, and kill by injecting poison into their victim's heart. In KCD Pok's father Torghn was killed by one when he jumped in front of Gowron, the intended target, at the last possible moment.]

ghoch 	track [down] (v)
tu' 		find (v)
nej 		look for, seek, search for (v)
von 		trap, entrap (v)
wam 		hunt (v)
lan 		place (v)

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

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