[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: 'umyotlh

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Tue Feb 1 09:16:00 PST 2022

On Tue, 1 Feb 2022 at 18:03, Steven Boozer <sboozer at uchicago.edu> wrote:

> Klingon word:   'umyotlh
> Part of speech:         noun
> Definition:     profit
> Source:         qep'a' 28 [2021]
> _______________________________________________
> (qep’a’ 2021):  this is strictly in the monetary sense, not general
> advantage or benefit
> If there's a pun I'm not seeing it: {'um} "be qualified" + {yotlh} "field
> (of land)"?

Maybe someone who is qualified is a "pro", and a field is where someone
keeps "fit"? ({yotlh} also means a recreational field, as in park.)

Or maybe it's backwards of *{tlhoy mu'} "excessively word"...

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