[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: ngItlh

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Nov 30 08:45:26 PST 2020

Klingon Word of the Day for Friday, November 27, 2020

Klingon word: ngItlh
Part of speech: verb
Definition: be stuck 
Source: qep'a' 25  [2018]

(qep'a' 2018):  like when your car is stuck in the snow or Santa is stuck in the chimney or a ring is stuck on your finger or a nail is stuck in a piece of wood and you can’t pull it out

AFAIK never used in a sentence.

DIy 		be stuck
(like when you can’t get a door open or a window open) (qep'a' 2018)

HIr 		be stuck
(like a stamp is stuck to an envelope or a spit wad is stuck on a wall) (qep'a' 2018)

lIQ 		be stuck
(like when you can’t solve an algebra problem or a crossword puzzle) (qep'a' 2018)

Sat 		be stuck
(like being stuck in a meeting or stuck in traffic; also, for some reason, it be would
 be for a cat stuck in a tree) (qep'a' 2018)

ngam 		adhere, stick (v)
Hum 		be sticky (v)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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