[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: tlhIn

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Wed Mar 28 00:48:14 PDT 2018

On 27 March 2018 at 17:00, Klingon Word of the Day <kwotd at wizage.net> wrote:

> Klingon Word of the Day for Tuesday, March 27, 2018
> Klingon word: tlhIn
> Part of speech: verb
> Definition: be particular, individual
> Source: qepHom 2017

Does "Klin" mean anything in (John M. Ford's version of) Klingonaase?

Many endonyms/autonyms (people's names for themselves) mean something like
"the people" in their own language. I wonder if {tlhIn} and {tlhIngan} are
related (perhaps through {tlhIn-ngan} meaning something like "inhabitants
of our own planet").

Aside: How is the randomisation for KWOTD done? It seems to be
disproportionately "newer words", rather than uniformly random.

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