[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: 'ugh

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Jun 4 07:14:22 PDT 2018


> Klingon Word of the Day for Sunday, June 03, 2018
> 
> Klingon word: 'ugh
> Part of speech: verb
> Definition: be heavy

Lieven:
>> possible pun: "UGH! that thing is heavy!"

More trivia:
{chuS'ugh}  a "type of musical instrument" -- from {chuS} "be noisy" and {'ugh} "be heavy" -- was coined in the 1989 pro-novel _Power Hungry_ apparently with Okrand's blessing, who added it to the 1992 TKD Addendum. Geordi is quoted as saying it loosely translates as "a heavy grouping" and is described as sounding like a forty-foot sheep being jabbed with an electric prod.  

--
Voragh
Ca'Non Master of the Klingons





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