[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: SIq
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Klingon Word of the Day for Friday, July 05, 2019
Klingon word: SIq
Part of speech: verb
Definition: use the first (index) finger
Source: HQ (10:2 p7)
touch the control panel with the index finger
("which presumably would activate or alter the operation of some device or other, already known in the conversation") (HQ 10.2)
I point at the traitor with my index finger.
I point out the traitor with my index finger. (HQ 10.2)
I touch my nose with my index finger. (HQ 10.2)
I point at my nose with my index finger. (HQ 10.2)
I pick my nose with my index finger. (HQ 10.2)
maghwI'Daq SIq naQjej
The spear points at the traitor.
He/she points at the traitor with his/her spear. (HQ 10.2)
maghwI'Daq SIq naQjejwIj
My spear points at the traitor.
I point at the traitor with my spear. (HQ 10.2)
maghwI'Daq SIqmeH naQjejwIj lo' SuvwI'
The warrior uses my spear to point at the traitor.
The warrior points at the traitor with my spear. (HQ 10.2)
Used in Discovery (not canon):
ghIq chalDaq HovDaq SIq qeylIS 'ej jatlh pa' DaqHomvetlh wovDaq HInej
[Then Kahless pointed to a star in the sky and said, "Look for me there...
on that point of light".]
(image seen by Lieven on a monitor in pIqaD in DSC announcement, 8/2017;
cf. TNG "Rightful Heir")
Heng finger holes in a musical instrument (v)
'uy press down (v)
Ca'Non Master of the Klingons
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