[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: ghong

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Mar 20 06:40:01 PDT 2017

> Klingon Word of the Day for Sunday, March 19, 2017
> Klingon word: ghong
> Part of speech: verb
> Definition: abuse
> Source: TKD (86 KE, 118 EK)

AFAIK never used in canon.

Note the homophonous noun {ghong} "abuse".

tIch 			insult (v)
nuS 			ridicule (v)
maw 			offend (v)
tuHmoH 		shame (v)
quvHa'moH 	 	dishonor (v)
vaq 			mock, taunt (v)

naD 			praise, commend (v)
Hoy' 			congratulate (v)
Ho' 			admire (v)
quvmoH 		honor (v)
vuv 			respect (v)
yI' 			speak in an honorable or respectful fashion (v)

PUN:  "The Gong Show" (U.S. TV show)

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

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