[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: jeD

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Thu Aug 12 09:27:01 PDT 2021

Klingon word:	 jeD
Part of speech: 	verb
Definition: 	be thick, be dense, be viscous

'IwwIj jeD law' 'IwlIj jeD puS 
My blood is thicker than yours.
 [i.e. "I am much stronger than you."] (PK)

jeD; ghevI' rur 
thick as {qagh} sauce  (KGT)

(KGT 26):  in the First City and elsewhere, there is a special word, {qettlhup}, for the sauce prepared by thickening {chanDoq} (marinade). In some regions, the word {qettlhup} is seldom used; {chanDoq jeD} (literally, "thick marinade") is used instead.

qargh 		be bulky, be thick (v)
  - “usually for inanimate objects” (qepHom 2019)

yIQ 		be wet (v)
Sub 		be solid (v)
Hum 		be sticky (v)
char 		be slimy (v)
ngoS 		dissolve (v)

betgham 	liquid (n)
taS 		solution [liquid] (n)
bIQ 		water (n)
HIq 		liquor (n)
chatlh 		[thick] soup  (n)

Voragh, Ca'Non Master of the Klingons
    Please contribute relevant vocabulary from the last year or two. I’ve fallen 
    behind in updating my files and adding cross-references for related words.  

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