[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: weQ

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue Sep 3 08:15:35 PDT 2019

Klingon Word of the Day for Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Klingon word: weQ
Part of speech: noun
Definition: candle

(qepHom 2017 p.20):  {SuS} [the verb] … can also be used for blowing out a candle. With {SuS} you're blowing into/onto/at something, but the air gets out of the thing (or never goes in it).


  Large thick, white white *kor'tova* candles - that "represent the fire that burns in the heart of a warrior" - are lit by father and son in both the {ruStay} (*R'uustai*) ceremony (TNG "The Bonding") and the First Rite of Ascension (TNG "Firstborn").

 PUN: wax?   wicks?

Sech 		torch (n)
qul 		fire, flame (n)
req 		wax (n)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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