[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: ngov

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Sep 20 07:07:30 PDT 2021

Klingon Word of the Day for Sunday, September 19, 2021

Klingon word: 	ngov
Part of speech: 	verb
Definition: 	slither, wriggle, squirm, writhe
Source: 	qep'a' 28  [2021]

ghIS 		wriggle, squirm (v) (qep'a' 2017)
  -   "a word you might use when describing a bowl full of qagh" (qep'a' 2017, p.4)
‘eD 		crawl (v) (qep'a' 2018) 

vIH 		move, be in motion (v)
vaD 		be flexible (v)
nogh 		writhe (v)
SIH 		bend (v)

ghargh 		serpent, worm (n)
'Iwghargh  	bloodworm [e.g. Regulan] (n) 
wam 		type of  serpent/snake (n) (DeCandido, KRAD)  
Humlaw’	[transcription wanting] (n) [source?]
  - "like a {ghargh}, but with lots of wiggly legs" (Lieven, qepHom 2018)
'angwIl		*Kos'Karii* (n. sg.)  (qep’a’ 2019) 
  - “Pale,  serpent-like creatures which inhabited the waters crossed by the Barge of
      the Dead on its way to Gre'thor … The plural form is {qoSqa'rIy}” (qep’a’ 2019)

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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