[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: notron

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue Aug 9 08:35:25 PDT 2022

Klingon word: 	notron
Part of speech: 	noun
Definition: 	curtain, drape
Source: 	January 2020 email to DeSDu'

(MO to DeSdu’, 1/28/2020):   {notron} is curtain, drape, but it can also be used for things like a door or gate that opens and closes vertically, like a portcullis.

(qep’a’ 2019):  [{weSjech} "fabric, cloth, textile"] can be used for textiles or fabric in clothing, sheets, towels, and so on, but generally not for carpets or rugs (except for thin ones). ... [For that use] {paSrIq} fabric used in carpets and rugs [not for clothing] 

PUN:  “A main character in Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot novel 'Curtain' is named Stephen Norton.” (niqolay Q, 1/29/2020)

bIQ notron 	waterfall (n)

tlhIm 		carpet, rug, wall hanging, blanket (n)
lojmit 		door (n)
Qorwagh  	window (n)
HuS 		hang (v)
tlhep 		be suspended, dangling (v)  

Voragh, Ca'Non Master of the Klingons
    Please contribute relevant vocabulary or notes from the last 
    year or two. I’ve fallen woefully behind in updating my files.

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