[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: yIt

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue May 7 09:10:18 PDT 2019

Klingon word: yIt
Part of speech: verb
Definition: walk

tugh yIyIt 
[Walk faster!] ST6

pa' jIyIt'a' 
Can I walk there? CK

poSDaq nIHDaq je QamtaHvIS SuvwI'pu', chaH jojDaq yItnIS lopwI' 
The initiate must pass through a gauntlet of warriors. S9

mob qeylIS ngeng HeHDaq yIt 
And Kahless was alone walking along the shore PB

qeylIS ‘uchHa’ ‘ej ghaHvo’ yIt 
He releases Kahless and walks away. PB

molor qIpmeH wa' chap lo' qeylIS 'ej ghaHvo' yIt 
[translation unavailable] PB

(KGT 117):  When {taD} ["be frozen"] is used in the idiomatic sense of not move, however, it is treated as if a verb describing an activity, such as {yIt} (walk):  {yIyIt!} (Walk!).

(HQ 12.2:7):  the top of a cane (whether one used ceremonially or one that is simply a walking aid) is the {chaS}. 

gho' 		step on (v)
qet 		run (v)
mI' 		run in place, etc. (v)
rIgh 		be lame (v)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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