[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: jem

Ed Bailey bellerophon.modeler at gmail.com
Wed Feb 14 08:20:15 PST 2018


Related perhaps to TOS The Empath? McCoy's nickname for the Minaran empath
was Gem.

~mIp'av

On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 11:15 AM, Steven Boozer <sboozer at uchicago.edu>
wrote:

> Klingon word: jem
> Part of speech: verb
> Definition: sense, feel, perceive, detect
> Source: qepHom 2017
> _______________________________________________
>
> Describes both technological sensors and humanoid senses.
>
> (qepHom 2017 p.13):  {jem} ... means "sense, feel, perceive, detect" and
> can be used in the way you describe, but also for a machine that detects
> something (like a smoke detector).
>
> Lieven used it in his (non-canon) subtitles for Discovery:
>
>   yInbogh Dep jemlaHbe' Hoqra'
>   It's not registering as a lifeform. (DSC "Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum")
>
> SEE ALSO:
> Hot             touch,  feel (v)
> largh           smell,  sense odors (v)
> mum             taste,  sense flavors (v)
> DuQ             touch (emotionally) (v)
> nong            be passionate (v)
> Hotlh           scan (v)
>
> HotlhwI'        scanner (n)
> noch            sensor (n)
> Hoqra'          tricorder (n)
>
> --
> Voragh
> Ca'Non Master of the Klingons
>
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