[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: tev

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Mon Jun 18 06:51:44 PDT 2018

On Mon, 18 Jun 2018 at 15:32, Steven Boozer <sboozer at uchicago.edu> wrote:

> Klingon Word of the Day for Sunday, June 17, 2018
> Klingon word: tev
> Part of speech: noun
> Definition: prize
> Source: TKD
> _______________________________________________
> AFAIK never used in a sentence.
>   "You bring us a prize! [i.e. Kirk]" (Kang to Mara, TOS "Day of the Dove")
>   In John Ford's novel _The Final Reflection_ there is the equivalent of a
> Klingon television series named "Battlecruiser Vengeance", featuring the
> adventures of Klingon Captain Koth of the IKV Vengeance, in conflict with
> alien races such as Humans, Romulans and Kinshaya and others, and trying to
> capture their ships.  Koth was always triumphant, and each episode ended
> with him being asked who he was by those he had captured, and answering, "I
> am Captain Koth. Koth of the Vengeance. And this ship is my prize."

I've wondered if this isn't just "TV" (with a vowel in between to make it a
word)? There have certainly been a number of game shows on TV, in which a
TV is a major prize.

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