[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: chIm

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue Mar 3 08:35:54 PST 2020

Klingon word: chIm
Part of speech: verb
Definition: be empty, be deserted, be uninhabited

It appears to be empty. 
I think it's empty. TKD

It is undoubtedly empty. TKD

lo'laHbe'; chetvI' chIm rur 
worthless as an empty torpedo tube KGT

cha'pujqutmey chIm lutamlu' 
Drained dilithium crystals are replaced. MKE

pIraQSIS maS bIngDaq pIgh rur SaqSub chIm choSlu’pu’bogh 
The Saq'sub lay empty and desolate under the Praxis moon. PB

ghIq juHDaj'e' luchenmoHpu'bogh 
   vavDaj ghopDu' paw qeylIS
   Qaw'lu' 'ej chIm 'e' tu'
Then Kahless arrived at his home,
   Once built by his father’s own hands,
   He found it destroyed and desolate.  (PB)

choS 		desert (v)
qeD 		vacate (v)

buy' 		be full (v)
toq 		be inhabited (v)

Deb 		desert (n)
pIgh 		ruins (n)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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