[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: vIng

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Mon Jan 14 06:51:35 PST 2019


One year at the qep'a' the hotel's key system used VingCard 
<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VingCard_Elsafe>, and we all thought this 
was very funny.


On 1/14/2019 9:48 AM, Steven Boozer wrote:
> AFAIK {vIng} has never been used or discussed by Okrand so we don't know if it means to make a high-pitched noise (an engine for example), to complain in a particularly annoying tone of voice, or both.
>
> TREK TRIVIA:
>   "Listen to yourself whine like a Ferengi!" (Tuvok to B'Ellana, VOY "Barge of the Dead")
>
> SEE ALSO:
> jach 		cry out, scream (v)
> tlhup 		whisper (v)
> boj 		nag (v)
> bep 		complain, gripe (v)
>
> chuS 		be noisy (v)
>
>
> --
> Voragh
> Ca'Non Master of the Klingons
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------Original Message------------------------------------------------------------
> From: PICHLMANN Christoph
>
> Probably has been suggested before, but:
>
> Possible pun on "whinge" ?
> Apparently it's possible to use it as a synonym for whine, but I only know the word from forums, where it's been used to describe those who constantly lament about others whining.
>
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Message: 1
> Klingon Word of the Day for Saturday, January 12, 2019
>
> Klingon word: vIng
> Part of speech: verb
> Definition: whine
> Source: TKD (112 KE)
>
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