[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: Hu'ma

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Wed Dec 16 10:32:26 PST 2020

Klingon Word of the Day for Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Klingon word: 	Hu'ma
Part of speech: 	excl
Definition: 	uh, umm
Source: 	qep'a' 26  [2019]

(qep’a’ 2019):  Sometimes {Hu'mI}  and sometimes shortened to {Hu}. Another pause vocalization is just a low-toned {ghghgh}. 

Note the verbs {ghugh} "vocalize (by animals)" and {ghughugh} "growl".

maj  		Good! (excl) 
nuqjatlh  	What did you say?  Huh? (excl
toH  		So!  Well!;  Huh?  What? (excl)
va  		[Phew!  Pha!  Alas!] (excl)

luq  		Yes!  Okay!  (excl)
lu'  		Yes!  Okay!  I will! (excl)

SuH  		Ready!  Standing by! (excl)
Su'  		Ready!  Standing by! (excl)
'eH  		Ready! (excl)

Voragh, Ca'Non Master of the Klingons
   Feel free to mention any relevant vocabulary or notes from the last year 
   or so which I’ve missed. I’ve fallen woefully behind in updating my files.   

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