[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: chuS

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue Aug 21 08:32:32 PDT 2018


Klingon word: chuS
Part of speech: verb
Definition: be noisy
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DaghIjlu'chugh chuSqu' QIn 
Fear speaks very loud. (Lieven < MO, 2/02/2018)
(lit. "If you're scared, the message is really noisy" or {DaghIjlu'DI'...} "When you're scared...")

{chuS} appears as an element in the names of animals:

chuSwI'  	type of rodent  (n)
"A rodent that mostly lives underground and makes an annoying noise." (KEBH; first referenced in Keith R.A. DeCandido's _Enemy Territory_; spelling in DeCandido's _The Klingon Art of War_ vetted by Okrand.)

... and musical instruments:

chuS'ugh  	type of musical instrument (n) 
meSchuS  	large wind instrument (n)

SEE ALSO:
vIng 		whine (v)
tam 		be quiet (v)
tuD 		thunder (v)

wab 		sound, noise (n)
ghogh 		voice (n)
QIch 		speech (vocal sounds) (n)
QoQ 		music (n)

--
Voragh
Ca'Non Master of the Klingons




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