[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: yuq

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Thu Jul 5 08:12:57 PDT 2018

Klingon word: yuq
Part of speech: verb
Definition: outwit, outsmart
Source: November 2016 email to Lieven

(Lieven, 11/25/2016):  The most common way to refer to a [stage] magician, like Kalibo, is {mIn yuqwI'} ({yuq} is "outwit, outsmart") ... perform [stage] magic (as Kalibo does) is {mIn yuq} or {'IDnar lIl}. 

val 		be clever, smart, intelligent (v)
'ong		be cunning,  sly (v)
po'		be expert, skilled (v)
chong 		be profound, thorough (slang) (v)
Han 		be learned, scholarly, erudite (v)

wIgh 		genius (n)
po'wI'  		expert (n)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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