[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: beqquj

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Wed Jul 14 08:45:44 PDT 2021

Klingon word: 	beqquj
Part of speech: 	noun
Definition: 	type of mineral, *bekpuj* (orange in color)

Should be spelled {beqpuj}.

Doq 'ej beqpuj rur 
(it) is Doq and resembles beqpuj. 

Objects may be compared to something with a distinctive color:

(KGT 82):  If more specificity is necessary, the item in question is generally compared to something else that typically has a particular color. For example, {Doq 'ej beqpuj rur} means "(it) is {Doq} and resembles *bekpuj*," a common mineral that is bright orange.

Doq  			be orange,  be red (v)

cha'puj 			dilithium (n)
tlhIl 			mineral (n)
tera' na'ran 		   orange (n) (TNK)
   na'ran 		   type of fruit (n)
   tera' na'ran wIb 	   lemon (n) (TNK)
   tera' na'ran'a' 		   grapefruit (n) (TNK)

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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