[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: majyang mutlhwI'

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Apr 16 06:19:39 PDT 2018

Klingon word: majyang mutlhwI'
Part of speech: noun
Definition: tiler
Source: Marc Okrand, Email 01/09/2012

(MO to Lieven, 1/09/2012):  Words for bricklayer, roof maker, plumber, and so on are all based on the verb {mutlh}, meaning "construct, assemble, put together".  Someone who does this, then, is a {mutlhwI'}.  [...]  The idea is that a {mutlhwI'} puts things together. ...  If you did say {tlhIm mutlh} ("he/she assembled a carpet"), that would mean there were pieces of fabric (or squares of carpet?) that got put together (sewn together?) to make a carpet or rug.

majyang  		tile (n) (MO, Email 01/09/2012)
majyang mIllogh  	mosaic (n) (qepHom 2016)
ngogh 			brick, block (n)

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

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