[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: chIp

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue Nov 19 07:49:04 PST 2019

Klingon word: chIp
Part of speech: verb
Definition: cut (hair), trim (hair)

qaStaHvIS rep wa'DIch molor rol chIpchu' qeylIS 'ej teq
In the first hour, Kahless cut off Molor’s beard  (PB)

Can {chip} be used to trim other things - e.g. prune (plants) – or do we use {poDmoH} ? 

(ghunchu'wI', 6/28/12):  I use {chip}, without hesitation or ironic intent, to describe mowing the lawn.

pe' 		cut (v)
DuQ 		stab (v)
SIj 		slit (v)

poDmoH 	clip (v)
teq  		remove,  take off (v)

jIb 		hair [on head] (n)
loch 		mustache (n)
rol 		beard (n)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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