[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: lIw

Lieven L. Litaer levinius at gmx.de
Fri Jan 15 09:19:34 PST 2021

Am 15.01.2021 um 17:44 schrieb Steven Boozer:
> Klingon Word of the Day for Friday, January 15, 2021
> Klingon word: lIw
> Part of speech: noun
> SEE:
> lIw mu’  	pronoun (n) (qep’a’ 2020)
> QujwI' lIw  	game token (n)

Add to this {lIwnal} "concubine":

Maltz thought the best word for this might be lIwnal, though maybe not:
the cultural connotations are a bit different since, in Klingon culture,
everything associated with a {lIwnal} lacks honor, and this is not
necessarily the case for a (Terran) king's concubines or courtesans.
Note that only married people could have a partner who could be
considered a {lIwnal}. Also, {lIwnal} could be male or female, so if
it's necessary to distinguish, say {loD lIwnal} or {be' lIwnal}.

(Marc Okrand to Lieven L. Litaer talking about the Hamletmachine,
November 2019)

Lieven L. Litaer
aka the "Klingon Teacher from Germany"

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