[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: vemmoH

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Jun 28 08:37:24 PDT 2021

Klingon Word of the Day for Monday, June 28, 2021

Klingon word: 	vemmoH
Part of speech: 	verb
Definition: 	light a fire, lit. wake up, cause to wake up
Source: 	qepHom 2020

qanjIt qan vemmoH moratlh, vavDaj ghaH qanjIt'e' 
Morath wakes his father, the old Kanjit  (PB)

vem 		 wake up,  cease sleeping (v)
  - bIQongtaHvIS nItlhejchugh targhmey bIvemDI' nItlhej ghIlab ghewmey 
    If you sleep with targs, you'll wake up with glob flies.  (TKW)

N.B. Do not confuse with the unrelated noun {vem} "print, mark, tracks, image, pattern (left in the dirt from stepping on it)" (qepHom 2015 p.20).

Doy' 		be tired (v)
leS 		rest (v)
Dum 		nap (v)
Qong  		sleep,  be sleeping (v)
vul 		be unconscious (v)
naj 		dream (v)
'ergh 		hallucinate (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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