[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: rup

Will Martin willmartin2 at mac.com
Wed Oct 27 11:11:26 PDT 2021

I’d suggest that similar to {qeylIS’e’ lIjlaHbe’bogh vay’}, all of these would have been better formed with {-bogh} and {vay’}.


charghwI’ ‘utlh
(ghaH, ghaH, -Daj)

> On Oct 27, 2021, at 11:02 AM, Steven Boozer <sboozer at uchicago.edu> wrote:
> It’s been done, but rarely and never by Okrand AFAIK.  I found only 5 more examples in my notes:
> *chellu'wI'          addendum, appendix [Qov]
> *leghbe'lu'wI'    unseen (one) [GILGAMESH]
> *ngoHlu'wI'        Christ (“anointed one”), messiah [KBTP]
> *poQlu'wI'          defendant (i.e. litigant in lawsuit) [source?]
> *rachlu'wI'          Augment (i.e. genetically enhanced) [source?]
> --
> Voragh
> ____________________________________________________________
> From: tlhIngan-Hol On Behalf Of mayqel qunen'oS
> > ruplu'wI' tax payer 
> > ("one who is taxed") (source?)
> I think that although grammar-wise there's nothing which prohibits the simultaneous use of {-lu'} and {-wI'}, we usually don't do it for reason(s) I don't remember.
> I'm just writing this so as to prevent any beginner(s) from developing a habit of writing {-lu'wI'}.
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