[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: Hob

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Sep 20 06:45:17 PDT 2021

Klingon Word of the Day for Saturday, September 18, 2021

Klingon word: 	Hob
Part of speech: 	verb
Definition: 	yawn
Source: 	TKD

Hob tlhIngan SuvwI'pu' 
Klingon warriors yawn. KGT

(HQ 12.4:8):  Air, for example, comes into and out of the nose or mouth. The word for breath is {tlhuH}, and that for breathe is also {tlhuH}. To breathe in, or inhale, is {pur}; to breathe out, or exhale, is {rech}.

jev 		wheeze,  breathe noisily (v)
tlhov 		wheeze (v) [difference from {jev} unknown]
ruq 		belch (v)
chuy 		sneeze (v)
Dal  		be boring (v)
Dum  		nap (v)
Qong 		sleep (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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