[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: baw'

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue Jan 19 07:06:29 PST 2021

Klingon Word of the Day for Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Klingon word: baw'
Part of speech: verb
Definition: be comfortable, be feeling prepared, be confident
Source: qep'a' 24  [2017]

(qurgh, 7/2017):  As in being comfortable going on a journey or comfortable about an upcoming battle. 

baw'Ha'  	be uncomfortable,  be worried,  be hesitant (v) (qep'a' 2017)
(qurgh, 7/2017): “As in being uncomfortable going on a journey or un comfortable about an upcoming battle.

  "As you practice speaking, remember:  Speak Klingon boldly; do not be meek or hesitant. This could be interpreted as a sign of weakness, a less than admirable trait among Klingons." (CK)

 "Klingons are generally apprehensive about those showing too much friendship." (KGT 202f.)

jot  		be calm (v)
bel 		be pleased (v)
Quch 		be happy (v)
yon 		be satisfied (v)
jeQ 		be self-confident (v)
tIv 		enjoy (v)

bIt 		be nervous, uneasy (v)
jotHa' 		be uneasy (v)
belHa' 		be displeased (v)
QuchHa' 	be unhappy (v)
'IQ 		be sad (v)
'It 		be depressed (v)

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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