[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: nuHpIn

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon May 1 08:57:28 PDT 2017

> Klingon Word of the Day for Sunday, April 30, 2017
> Klingon word: nuHpIn
> Part of speech: noun
> Definition: weapons officer

(KGT 53):  There are a number of words employed to describe the specific functions performed by officers on a ship, but none of these is used as a title. For example ... the weapons officer is the {nuHpIn}

Worf served as Gowron's weapons officer aboard the Bortas during the early part of the Klingon civil war of 2367-68. (TNG "Redemption I")

pIn  			boss; expert, authority (slang)
ghIn pIn 		abbot

jonpIn 		engineering officer KGT
QeDpIn 		science officer
QumpIn 		communications officer

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

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