[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: tlher

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Oct 29 08:11:46 PDT 2018


Klingon word: tlher
Part of speech: verb
Definition: be lumpy
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(KGT 84f.):  In terms of texture, Klingon food may be {ngal} (chewy), {char} (slimy), or {tlher} (lumpy), all considered positive attributes (depending, of course, on the particular dish).

(KGT 92):  Finally, the way to prepare a common dish called {qompogh} is to mash ({tap}) a mixture of various types of {naH} (fruit, vegetable), with or without some animal matter, into a rather lumpy paste and then to let it {rogh} (ferment).

SEE ALSO:
ghegh 		be rough (v)
vIl 		be ridgy [forehead] (v)
Hab 		be smooth (v)
beQ 		be flat (v)

ghul 		bump (protuberance) (n)
Su'nIm 		raised profile, ridges, pattern (as in fingerprints, tires, shoe tread) (n)

PUN: 
In the U.S. television series "Leave It To Beaver", the Beaver's (actor Jerry Mathers) big brother, Wally, had a friend nicknamed "Lumpy". (Confirmed by MO at qep'a' SochDIch.)

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Voragh
Ca'Non Master of the Klingons





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