[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: qet

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Thu Dec 15 07:57:38 PST 2022

Klingon Word of the Day for Thursday, December 15, 2022

Klingon word: qet
Part of speech: verb
Definition: run, jog

I run. KLS

He/she keeps on running KGT

qaStaHvIS wa' ram loS SaD Hugh SIjlaH qetbogh loD 
4,000 throats may be cut in one night by a running man. TKD

jaghmeylI' DaghIjjaj, qetjaj jaghmeylI' 
May you scare your enemies, may your enemies run. TKW

HuDqIjDaq qet ghIq Hechaj bot QIStaq 
Running over the Black Hills until Kri'stak blocks their path. PB

(KGT 207):  Thus, it is wrong to use {mI'} for run to a place, though it is quite appropriate to use it for run in place.

mI'  		dance, run in place, exercise, do calisthenics,
		do martial arts movements (v)
yIt 		walk (v)
tlhaj 		process, parade, march (v)
rIgh 		be lame (v)
gho' 		step on (v)
vIH 		move, be in motion (v)

Voragh, Ca'Non Master of the Klingons
    Please contribute relevant vocabulary from recent qep’a’mey 
    or qepHommey. I’ve fallen woefully behind in updating my files.

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