[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: SIH
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Wed Aug 8 09:00:10 PDT 2018
Klingon word: SIH
Part of speech: verb
yab matlh muvchuqghach Sorgh vay' 'e' vIbotjaj.
nge'wI' rurQo' bangna'; SIHlu'be'chu'.
parmaq choH pagh teHqu', choH tu'DI' lajDaj.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds
admit impediments. Love is not love
which alters when it alteration finds,
or bends with the remover to remove:
[lit. "A real lover refuses to be like a remover; (s)he is completely unbent."] (Sonnet 116)
(TKW 17): Poetry plays a prominent role in Klingon mating behavior. The female typically roars, throws heavy objects, and claws at her partner. The male reads love poetry and, as Worf put it, "ducks a lot".
vaD be flexible (v)
"Or perhaps the thought of bending knee and tending sheep appeals to you?" (Kirk, TOS "Who Mourns for Adonais?")
More options for "duck":
joD stoop (v)
tor kneel (v)
'ung squat (down) (v)
jun evade (v)
Ca'Non Master of the Klingons
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