[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: luS

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Thu May 23 08:36:12 PDT 2019

Klingon word: luS
Part of speech: verb
Definition: be submerged in, immersed in, surrounded by 
Source: qep'a' 25 [2018]

AFAIK never used in a sentence.

‘oq  		sink (into water, etc) (v)
‘oqmoH 	submerge (v)

(MO’s qepHom 2018 Video Interview):  {'oq} is to be submerged, be under water, and {'oqmoH} is make someone be submerged, push them down.  [If your boat sinks, you can say {'oq}.]  But if it's a boat in your bathtub and you push it down, it's {'oqmoH}.

Dech 		surround (v)

  loD Dech bIQ 
  The water surrounds the man. (qep'a' 2018)

(MO’s qepHom 2018 Video Interview):  "Grammatically it's correct, but it sounds funny." 

 ‘ay 		float (in/on water or other liquids) (v)

(qep'a' 2018):  in/on water or other liquids; for in space, see "be adrift" {rIjHa’}

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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