[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: wIH

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Wed Jul 13 07:40:52 PDT 2022

Klingon word: 	wIH
Part of speech: 	verb
Definition: 	be ruthless
Source: 	TKD

wIH; Hur'Iqngan rur 
ruthless as a Hur'q  [common simile] KGT

(KGT 153):   ... the Hur'q, a race of humanoids from the Gamma Quadrant who developed a reputation as ruthless invaders who would attack other societies primarily for the purpose of robbery, stealing whatever they could and destroying the rest.

  "We Klingons have a reputation for ruthlessness. You will find that it is deserved. Should one Klingon soldier be killed, a thousand Organians will die. I will have order." (Kor, TOS "Errand of Mercy")

naS 		be vicious (v)
qu' 		be fierce (v)
ral 		be violent (v)
vaQ 		be aggressive (v)
vID 		be belligerent (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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