[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: nIH

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Jun 3 06:56:33 PDT 2019

Klingon Word of the Day for Saturday, June 01, 2019

Klingon word: nIH
Part of speech: verb
Definition: steal

You steal it. (KLS)

leng chaw'wIj nIHlu'ta' 
Someone stole my passport. (TNK)

le'yo'raj nIHlu'ta'mo' penoD jatlh qeylIS 
And Kahless spoke to them … about avenging their stolen pride (PB)

chay' 'etlh DoQ nuch 
   QongtaHbogh qup 'etlh nIH 
   vaj nIHpu' vaj nIHpu' vaj nIHpu' 
How does a coward claim a sword? 
   By taking it from his sleeping father. 
   So he did, so he did, so he did. (PB)

HIja', 'ej jIHvo' nIHDI' jIbup. 
Yes, and when he stole from me I dumped (him). (STID)

DIvI' 'aH qutlh nIHlu'bogh 
Cheap stolen Federation goods (DSC "Will You Take My Hand?" [non-canon])
[on a sign in the Orion market on Kronos in {pIqaD} and Orion letters]

PUN: to "nick" (British slang)?

KGT:  the *Hur'q*, a race of humanoids from the Gamma Quadrant who developed a reputation as ruthless invaders who would attack other societies primarily for the purpose of robbery, stealing whatever they could and destroying the rest.

nIHwI'  		thief (n)

Hej 		rob (v)
HejwI' 		robber (n)
qor 		scavenge (v)
quch 		kidnap (v)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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