[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: vIt

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue Oct 20 08:15:42 PDT 2020

Klingon Word of the Day for Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Klingon word: vIt
Part of speech: verb
Definition: tell the truth

AFAIK never used in a sentence.

vIt 		 truth (n)
 -  charghbej vIt 
    The truth shall conquer. (KCD)
vItHay' 		truth test (n)
vIttlhegh  	proverb (n)

teH 		be true (v)
'Ip 		vow, swear (v)
lay' 		promise (v)
lugh 		be right, correct (v)
potlh 		be important (v)
qar 		be accurate (v)
yuDHa' 		be honest (v)

nep 		lie (v)
lach 		exaggerate (v)
mIy 		brag (v)
muj 		be wrong (v)
Qagh 		be mistaken (v)

potlh 		consequential thing, something important (n)

 “The truth must be won.” (Advocate Ch’Pok, DS9 "Rules of Engagement")

  “Whatever the Party holds to be the truth, is truth.” (George Orwell, "1984")

  “The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it.” (George Orwell)

  "In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act." (George Orwell)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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