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

Will Martin willmartin2 at mac.com
Thu Mar 14 09:12:49 PDT 2019

I can see where you should be very careful to enunciate, if you want to respectfully acknowledge someone as major vendor, responsible for fulfillment of substantial bulk purchases on the wholesale level.

charghwI’ vaghnerya’ngan

rInpa’ bomnIS be’’a’ pI’.

> On Mar 14, 2019, at 11:47 AM, Steven Boozer <sboozer at uchicago.edu> wrote:
> Klingon word: Suy'
> Part of speech: noun
> Definition: *shooy*, type of animal
> Source: KGT
> _______________________________________________
> Suy' SoH 
> You are a *shooy*.  (KGT )
> (KGT 196):  Calling someone a {Suy'} is quite derogatory, comparable to using the word "pig" in Federation Standard. Mistakenly calling someone a {Suy} (merchant) when the intent is to be insulting and call him or her a {Suy'} will have the effect of making the speaker appear to be foolish and, therefore, weak and hardly in a position to be ridiculing someone else.
> PUN: "suet" or "soo-eey!" (the classic pig-call in English)
> "Speak Klingon boldly; do not be meek or hesitant." (CK)  But enunciate clearly!
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