[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: nov

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue Oct 19 07:09:32 PDT 2021

Klingon word: 	nov
Part of speech: 	noun
Definition: 	alien, outsider, foreigner

loghDaq lupDujHom qoDDaq bIlengtaHvIS, nIbuQbogh novpu' DaSuv 
Battle menacing aliens in a shuttlecraft journey through space.  (STX)

(KGT 153):  In time, the Hur'q came to symbolize any non-Klingon. Actually, in Klingon, a Hur'q person would be {Hur'Iqngan}, while {Hur'Iq} refers to Hur'q society or their homeland. This shorter word took on the slang meaning of "outsider, foreigner". The standard term for "foreigner, alien" is {nov}. 

"You are an enemy alien. You will be under our scrutiny at all times." (Kor, TOS "Errand of Mercy")

nov  		be foreign, alien (v) 
nov DorwI'  	alien escort (n) [CK]

Sung 		native (n) 
ngan 		inhabitant (n)
roghvaH 	population (n)
Hur  		outside (n)

Huj 		be strange (v)
jum 		be odd (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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