[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: luH

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue Jan 22 07:49:02 PST 2019

Klingon Word of the Day for Sunday, January 20, 2019

Klingon word: luH
Part of speech: verb
Definition: cause (someone) to confess or reveal a secret, exact a confession (slang)
Source: TKD (93 KE)

(KGT 153):  This verb literally means "yank" and is used in such sentences as {jav luHpu' 'avwI'} (The guard has caused a prisoner to confess--literally, "The guard has yanked a six").  Standard words expressing the same notions are {DISmoH} (cause to confess) and {peghHa'moH} (cause to not keep a secret).

yu' 		interrogate, question (v)
joy' 		torture (v)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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