[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: Su'nIm

Will Martin willmartin2 at mac.com
Wed Dec 2 11:45:45 PST 2020


It’s interesting that all these patterns (shoe tread, tire tread, fingerprints) could as easily be interpreted as surface textures created by removing material as much as adding it. Removing, as in “minus”, or mIn’uS | Su’nIm…

charghwI’ vaghnerya’ngan

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> On Dec 2, 2020, at 10:08 AM, Steven Boozer <sboozer at uchicago.edu> wrote:
> 
> Klingon Word of the Day for Wednesday, December 02, 2020
> 
> Klingon word: Su'nIm
> Part of speech: noun
> Definition: raised profile, ridges, pattern (as in fingerprints, tires, shoe tread)
> Source: qepHom 2015 p.20
> _______________________________________________
> 
> To describe foreheads, use {vIl} "be ridgy" vs. {Hab} "be smooth".  A single forehead ridge is a {vIlHom}.
> 
> SEE ALSO:
> vem 		print, mark, tracks, image, pattern (n)
>  - "left in the dirt from stepping on it" [qepHom 2015 p.20]
> 
> Degh 		medal, emblem, symbol, insignia, marking, mark (n)
> Damu' 		crease (n)
> wer 		be creased, wrinkled (v)
> 
> --
> Voragh
> Ca'Non Master of the Klingons
> 
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