[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: ghu

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue Jun 1 08:52:17 PDT 2021

Klingon Word of the Day for Tuesday, June 01, 2021

Klingon word: 	ghu
Part of speech: 	noun
Definition: 	baby
Source: 	TKD

nujDajDaq mar'egh ghu 
the baby sucks its big toe (HQ 10.2)

nujDajDaq rIl'egh ghu 
the baby sucks its thumb (HQ 10.2)

Heghpu' ghu 
She lost the baby. (qepHom 2017:15)

"The blood of all Klingons has become water! [We have turned into a nation of mewling babies!]". (Klingon scientist J'Dan, TNG "The Drumbeat"; cf. TKW p.34)

bogh  		be born (v)
puq 		child (n)
qorghwI' 	pacifier (n)
najmoHwI' 	lullaby (n)

PUN:  " goo!  goo!"

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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