[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: qewwI'

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Fri Jul 19 09:00:37 PDT 2019

Klingon word: qewwI'
Part of speech: noun
Definition: third finger, ring finger
Source: HQ:v10n2p7

qewwI'wIj DarIQmoHpu' 
you injured my ring finger. (HQ 10.2:7)

rIQ qewwI'wIj 
my ring finger is injured. (HQ 10.2:7)

qung wejDIch HengmeH qewwI' lo' 
(in order) to finger the third hole, he/she uses the ring finger. (HQ 10.2:7)

You wear a diamond wedding ring on your {qewwI'}, which sounds vaguely like "carat". (taD)

qew  		use the third (ring) finger (v; finger verb) 

qung wejDIch qew 
cover the third hole (in a musical instrument) with the (tip of the) ring finger. (HQ 10.2)

Lake Keuka, one of the Finger Lakes in New York state

Qeb 		ring (for finger) (n)
Heng 		finger holes in a musical instrument (v)
'uy 		press down (v)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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