[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: lugh

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Fri Oct 15 07:45:56 PDT 2021

Klingon word: 	lugh
Part of speech: 	verb
Definition: 	be right, be correct

You're right. TKD

You're wrong. TKD

reH lugh charghwI' 
The victor is always right. TKW

lugh; Sor rur 
correct as a tree [common simile] KGT

bIlugh.  Do'Ha' QIp qabpaqwIj. 
([untranslated] MO to Andre on FaceBook, 2/11/2014)

bIQ ngaS HIvje' 		The cup contains water.
  - (KGT 120): This idiomatic expression means "be quite mistaken, be totally wrong".

bachHa' 	err, make a mistake [slang] (v) (KGT)

qar 		be accurate (v)
teH 		be true (v)
vIt 		tell the truth (v)

lach 		exaggerate (v)
muj 		be wrong (v)
Qagh 		err, be mistaken, make a mistake (v)
nep 		lie (v)

"History has stopped. Nothing exists except an endless present in which the Party is always right." (George Orwell, "1984")

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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