[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: 'Imyagh

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Fri Oct 13 10:12:09 PDT 2017

Refresh my memory:  What animal goes welwelwel ?  (I’ve fallen shamefully behind on updating my notes with all the new vocabulary!)


From: Michael Roney, Jr.

On Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 11:00 AM, Klingon Word of the Day <kwotd at wizage.net<mailto:kwotd at wizage.net>> wrote:
> Klingon Word of the Day for Friday, October 13, 2017
> Klingon word: 'Imyagh
> Part of speech: excl
> Definition: sound made by a vIghro' or ghISnar
> Source: qep'a' 24 [2017]

Relevant notes:

On Jul 29, 2017 7:33 PM, "Michael Roney, Jr." <nahqun at gmail.com<mailto:nahqun at gmail.com>> wrote:
On Sat, Jul 29, 2017 at 8:14 PM, qurgh lungqIj <qurgh at wizage.net<mailto:qurgh at wizage.net>> wrote:
> On Jul 29, 2017 6:49 PM, "Jeremy Silver" <jp.silver at tiscali.co.uk<mailto:jp.silver at tiscali.co.uk>> wrote:
> Are {welwelwel} and {'Imyagh} nouns or verbs?
> They are sounds made by animals like "meow".
> qurgh

The cat said, "meow".
Marc said yes.

The cat meowed as I walked by.
Marc said no.

He said these are words that described the sounds that the animals make. They are pretty much onomatopoeias of the animals noises.


Are we sure "excl" is the correct part of speech?

~Michael Roney, Jr.
Freelance Translator
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