[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: yIb

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue Jan 14 06:51:05 PST 2020

Klingon Word of the Day for Saturday, January 11, 2020

Klingon word: yIb
Part of speech: noun
Definition: vent

AFAIK never used in canon.

ghImwI' 	exhaust [i.e. device?] (n) (KBOP)
 - peng baHjan tuj ghImwI' 
   heat exhaust for torpedo launcher (KBoP)
taQbang 	exhaust [i.e. matter exhausted? expended fuel, particle trail, etc.] (n)
pugh 		dregs (n)
DI 		litter, rubble, debris (n)
chuv		leftover (n)

tlhuch 		exhaust [vent?] (v)
nIj 		leak (v)
vuj 		expel, eject (v)
chuv  		be left over (v)

The Enterprise's radioactive waste disposal vent on Number 2 impulse engine was cleaned while in orbit. (TOS "Obsession")

"We're venting drive plasma." [from starboard nacelle after collision] (Data, TNG "Cause and Effect")

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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