[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: yuD

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Dec 13 07:42:38 PST 2021

Klingon Word of the Day for Monday, December 13, 2021

Klingon word: 	yuD
Part of speech: 	verb
Definition: 	be dishonest

yuD; jey'naS rur 
dishonest as a double-headed ax (KGT; common simile)

per yuD 
code name (KGT)

  "I've dealt with the High Command. Vulcans can lie and cheat with the best of them." (Archer, ENT "The Forge")

COMMANDER: It is unworthy of a Vulcan to resort to subterfuge.
SPOCK:               You're being clever, Commander. That is unworthy 
                            of a Romulan. It is not a lie to keep the truth to oneself.
                            (TOS “The Enterprise Incident”)

“Romulans – they’re so predictably treacherous.” (Weyoun, DS9 “Image in the Sand”)

yuDHa'  	be honest (v)
  - yuDHa'; ghIt rur 
    honest as an ax head (or, "open hand") (KGT; common simile)

nep 		lie, fib (v)
ngor 		cheat (v)
qal 		be corrupt (v)
Hat 		be illegal (v)
HeS 		commit a crime (v)

vIt 		tell the truth (v)
'Il 		be sincere (v)
matlh 		be loyal (v)

Voragh, Ca'Non Master of the Klingons
    Please contribute relevant vocabulary or notes from the last 
    year or two. I’ve fallen woefully behind in updating my files.

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