[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: per

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Fri Dec 7 08:28:59 PST 2018

Klingon Word of the Day for Friday, December 07, 2018

Klingon word: per
Part of speech: noun
Definition: label

malja' permey 		trademarks (n) 

  Paramount Pictures malja' permey bIH Star Trek pong'e' Deghmey'e' je 
  "Star Trek" and related marks are trademarks of Paramount Pictures.
    (SkyBox Copyright)

mughbogh permey 	subtitles (n)

per yuD  		code name (n)

See also the homophonous verb {per} "label":

(st.k 2/1999):  Though the verb {per} "label" is usually used in the sense of attach or assign a name to, it can also be used for such notions as ascertain, specify, pin down.  This is not considered slang or idiomatic.

  rep yIper!  
  Ascertain the hour!  Specify the hour! 
   (i.e. "What time is it?") ["This is literally "Label the hour!" (st.k 2/1999)]

  ghogh HablI' mI' yIper 
  What is the telephone number? (TNK)

Degh 		symbol (n)
ngutlh 		letter, written character, glyph (n)
pong 		name (n)

pong 		name (v)
ngu' 		identify (v)
wIv 		choose (v)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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