[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: qo'rIn DIr

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue Oct 29 08:55:16 PDT 2019

Klingon word: qo'rIn DIr
Part of speech: noun
Definition: leather
Source: qep'a' 26  [2019]

(qep’a’ 2019):  Since this is removed from a body and then altered, it is considered a material, not a body part. The phrase is used in constructions like {qo'rIn DIr qogh} "leather belt.” 

PUN:  fine (or rich) "Corinthian leather” --  said by Ricardo Montalban (i.e. Khan Noonien Singh in Trek) in the 1975 Chrysler Cordoba TV commercial. (See http://archshrk.com/ricardo-montalban-and-fine-corinthian-leather  and https://nj1015.com/who-knew-chryslers-fine-corinthian-leather-is-actually-from-nj/ )

qo'rIn  		chromium salts (n) (qep’a’ 2019)
DIr  		skin,  hide (n)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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