[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: Hutvav rarwI'

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Wed May 24 08:10:05 PDT 2017


> Klingon Word of the Day for Wednesday, May 24, 2017
> 
> Klingon word: Hutvav rarwI'
> Part of speech: noun
> Definition: neural synapse
> Source: qepHom 2016

Hutvav  	nerve (anatomy, physiology) (n) 
rar  		connect, attach (v)

SEE ALSO:
QoghIj  	brain (organ) (n)
yab  		mind, intellect, brain (n)
yab qoD  	subconscious mind (n)


TREK TRIVIA:
The neural neutralizer was a "device invented by Dr. Simon Van Gelder in 2266 [at the Federation penal colony on Tantalus V] to aid rehabilitation of criminals. The neutralizer was intended to selectively remove thoughts relating to criminal acts, but was later found to have potentially lethal effects." (STE). On full power with prolonged exposure, the neutralizer causes neural synapse damage and can completely empty a mind causing the victim to literally die of loneliness. (TOS "Dagger of the Mind").


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