[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: wIgh

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Wed Mar 28 09:10:26 PDT 2018

Klingon Word of the Day for Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Klingon word: wIgh
Part of speech: noun
Definition: genius
Source: TKD (113 KE, 135 EK)

Aha!  A word from TKD <g>, but AFAIK never used in canon.

Einstein's hair looked like a wig (Arika Okrent, from her book "In the land of invented languages: Esperanto rock stars, Klingon poets, Loglan lovers, and the mad dreamers who tried to build a perfect language" [New York, 2009])

pIn 		expert, authority" (slang) (n)
po'wI'  		expert (n) 
tej 		scientist (n)
*valwI' 		sage (n) GILGAMESH [non-canon]

Sov 		knowledge, wisdom (n)
leSSov 		foresight (n)

Han 		be learned, scholarly, erudite (v)
po'  		be expert,  be skilled (v)
Sov 		know (v)
val 		be clever, smart, intelligent (v)
yaj 		understand (v)
yuq 		outwit, outsmart (v)
'ong  		be cunning,  be sly (v)

tlhIngan nompuq pIn'a'
Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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