[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: puH

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Mar 2 06:35:44 PST 2020

Klingon Word of the Day for Sunday, March 01, 2020

Klingon word: puH
Part of speech: noun
Definition: land

'Iw bIQtIqvo' toS SuvwI' yoH puH QaDDaq paw 
The fearless warrior climbs out of the blood onto dry land. (PB)

'oraynganpu'vaD puH noblu' 
The land was given to the Orions (DSC "Will You Take My Hand" NON-CANON)

(KGT 16):  The Klingon Homeworld {Qo'noS}, usually rendered Kronos in Federation Standard, is a planet with basically one very large mass of land surrounded by ocean; perhaps continent is a comparable concept.

(KGT 36ff.):  Some houses are particularly wealthy, controlling vast lands by means of armed forces loyal to the particular house. [...]  If the High Council determines an action to be dishonorable, not only may it remove the leader of a house from the Council itself, it may also seize the house's lands, forces, and other holdings.

puH beQ  	plains,  flatlands (n) (qep’a’ 2017)
puH Duj  	car (n) (TNK) [i.e. automobile]
puH nIl  	grassland,  steppe (n) (qep’a’ 2017)
puH yIQ  	swamp,  wetlands (n) (qep’a’ 2017)
puHley'  	cape,  point (n) (qep’a’ 2019)

Hatlh 		country, countryside (n)
yotlh 		field (n)
lam 		dirt (n)
yav 		ground (n)
ghor 		surface [of planet] (n)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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