[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: jI'ev

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue Jun 26 08:39:52 PDT 2018


Klingon word: jI'ev
Part of speech: noun
Definition: handle, knob, doorknob
Source: qep'a' 23  [2016]
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AFAIK never used in a sentence.

(KGT 97):  The smaller {nevDagh} [pot] is characterized by its V-shaped handles, termed {DeSqIvDu'} ("elbows"; note the {-Du'}, the plural suffix for body parts is used here even though the handles are not literally body parts).

SEE ALSO:
ret'aq 		handle/hilt (of knife) (n)
DeS 		ax handle (n)

raQ 		manipulate by hand, handle (v)

--
Voragh
Ca'Non Master of the Klingons




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