[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: mov

Will Martin lojmitti7wi7nuv at gmail.com
Thu Aug 18 13:55:05 PDT 2022

vaj qam pu’Du’ ghaj wo’rIv.


charghwI’ ‘utlh
(ghaH, ghaH, -Daj)

> On Aug 18, 2022, at 2:13 PM, Steven Boozer <sboozer at uchicago.edu> wrote:
> Thanks for reminding us of this:
> (The Little Prince, notes):  The horn of an animal, same word as the spike on a boot (or a spike in general). When clarity is called for, say {Ha'DIbaH pu'} or {DI'raq loD pu'}.  The plural of {pu'} is either {pu'mey} or {pu'Du'}, depending on the specific meaning of {pu'}.
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> Voragh
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> From: tlhIngan-Hol On Behalf Of Lieven L. Litaer
> Am 18.08.2022 um 18:15 schrieb Ed Bailey:
>> {mov} reminds me of a Klingon word we really should have. In TNG 
>> "Ethics" is a close-up of Worf's bare feet, and he has a lump of flesh 
>> about a centimeter tall on top of each foot at the location 
>> corresponding to the {DaSpu'} on a Klingon boot.* I feel certain there 
>> is a Klingon word for this anatomical feature.
> I think the answer is easier than you might expect. There is a word {pu'} "horn", and as the "boot horn" is {DaSpu'}, I believe there is a connection.
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