[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: rar

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue Nov 17 07:15:19 PST 2020

Klingon Word of the Day for Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Klingon word: rar
Part of speech: verb
Definition: connect
Source: TKD

nISwI' HIch motlh HoS Hal qengwI' naQ tIq je lurarlu'bogh 'oH 
tlhIngan nISwI' beH'e' 
The Klingon disruptor rifle is a standard hand held disruptor, 
attached to an extended power supply stock. (S14)

DaH mararchuq 
We are now connected (PB)

(Lieven < Marc Okrand, 10/29/2015):  To "staple" papers together is to {rar} them. 

(qepHom 2015 p.18):  A stapler is a {Ha'on vevwI'}. The staple, the little metal thing, is called {baS Ha'on} or just {Ha'on}. The verb {vev} means "insert, put in", so the stapler is literally a device that "puts in" the staple ({Ha'on}) into the paper.

rarchuq  		be related (generally/conceptually) (v) (qep'a' 2018)
rarmeH bobcho'  	coupling unit (n) (DSC: NON-CANON)
rarwI'  			plug,  connector (n) (qep'a' 2018) 
   Hutvav rarwI’ 		   neural synapse (n)
   'ul rarwI’ 		   electric plug (n)

bagh 			tie (v)
muv 			join (v)
nIq 			weave (v)
tay' 			be together, be united (v)
tlhej 			accompany (v)
mey 			match, fit onto, interlock/interlace/mesh with (v)
chev 			separate (v)

PUNS (too good not to mention):
Dotrar  		constellation (n) (i.e. "connect the dots")

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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