[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: tIQ

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Aug 13 08:23:59 PDT 2018

Klingon word: tIQ
Part of speech: verb
Definition: be ancient

nejwI' tIQ 'oH 
[It is] A probe of ancient origin. ST5

SaqSub qach tIQ beb bIngDaq pay' qul'a' tu'lu' 
Then fires burst under the roofs of the Saq'sub's ancient houses PB

tayvam tIQ wIlopchoHjaj 
Let us commence this ancient rite. PB

(De'vID @ qepHom 2014, 11/16/2014):   {tIQ} in {ra'Duch tIQ} "equilateral triangle" is used for triangles only. For other polygons with equal sides/angles, the word {HoS} is used instead. For example:  {vagh reD mey' HoS}  "regular pentagon".  A {letbaQ HoS} "regular rectangle", of course, can also be called a {meyrI'} "square".

PUN:  < anTIQue, anTIQuity 

ngo' 		be old (not new)
qan 		be old (not young)
notlh 		be obsolete
lutlh 		be primitive
vur 		be modern, be up-to-date, be state-of-the-art

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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