[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: mIn yuq

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Jan 8 07:23:28 PST 2018

Klingon Word of the Day for Monday, January 08, 2018

Klingon word: mIn yuq
Part of speech: verb
Definition: perform stage magic
Source: November 2016 email to Lieven

(Lieven < MO, 11/2016):  The most common way to refer to a magician, like Kalibo, is {mIn yuqwI'} ({yuq} is "outwit, outsmart" ... Another expression for magician is {'IDnar lIlwI'} ... "perform magic" (as Kalibo does) is {mIn yuq} or {'IDnar lIl}).

 'IDnar  		magic,  wizardry (n)
'IDnar pIn'a'  	wizard,  sorcerer (n)
mIn yuqwI' 	[stage] magician (n)

val 		be clever, smart, intelligent (v)
Han 		be learned, scholarly, erudite (v)
lIl  		simulate,  impersonate (v)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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