[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: ngajrun

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Jul 8 07:29:01 PDT 2019

Klingon Word of the Day for Saturday, July 06, 2019

Klingon word: ngajrun
Part of speech: noun
Definition: puzzle, riddle 
Source: qep'a' 25 [2018]
(qep'a' 2018):  this is a made-up puzzle or riddle

Compare {Qay'mol} "[physical] puzzle":

(Lieven, qepHom 2018):  like a jigsaw puzzle or those metal hoops that need to be untangled or any puzzle that involves a physical object or objects that must be manipulated

chen’ong 	maze (n)
poymar 	mystery (n)
Quj 		game (n)

lIQ 		be stuck ("like when you can’t solve an algebra problem or a 
		  crossword puzzle") (v) (qep'a' 2018)
qay' 		be a problem (v)

(KGT 179):  ... among Klingons, a task that is difficult ({Qatlh}) is more highly valued than one that is easy ({ngeD}).

Thanks to De'vID for spotting the pun!

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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