[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: pargh

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Jan 13 10:45:58 PST 2020

Did I forget to give the examples for both?

pargh  		be synthetic,  artificial (v)  (qepHom 2017 < DSC)

DaHjaj Soj pargh wISopnISbe'ba', Sogh. 
There will be no synthetic protein rations tonight, Lieutenant.
  (DSC/sub "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum")

but 		be natural (v)  (qepHom 2017 < DSC)

Dat butbogh Dochmey, yInbogh qa' je jemlaH vay'. 
Everywhere you go, you can feel the symbiosis between nature
  and the living spirit. (DSC/sub "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum")

ngeb 		be counterfeit, false, fake (v)

 “I do not want an artificial eye!”  (Martok to Bashir, DS9 “Soldiers of the Empire”)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

-----------------------------------Original Message-----------------------------------
From: Lieven L. Litaer

Am 09.04.2018 um 15:47 schrieb Steven Boozer:
> AFAIK it's only been used in the (non-canon) Discovery episode "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum":

Since both are regarded as non-canon, I'm not sure it makes a difference, but this word was used in the Klingon subtitles, not in the Klingon dialogues.

>From the same episode we have {but} "be natural" (also confirmed at qepHom 2017):

And also used in the subtitles.

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