[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: ret

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Jun 27 08:53:02 PDT 2022

Lieven, thanks for supplying this.  {Hol ghoQ} "slang ("fresh language")" and { mu'mey ghoQ} "slang [vocabulary]" from KGT are examples of this slang usage.

I also have a related note from the booklet:

(qepHom 2019 booklet):  {Qav} means last, final;  it does not mean previous or most recent, so when talking about the last {qep'a'} you shouldn't use {Qav}, unless it's definitely the last one ever.

And just to be thorough:

(qep’a’ 2015):  When asked about navigating lists or events, [Maltz] gave us {vorgh} "be previous" (opposite of {veb} "be next [in a series, sequence]").  Can also use {nungbogh} ({nung} "precede") … 


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From: tlhIngan-Hol On Behalf Of Lieven L. Litaer

Am 27.06.2022 um 16:36 schrieb Steven Boozer:
> I have a note that {ghoQ} "be fresh, just killed" (WRT meat) is also slang for "be most recent" labelled qepHom 2019.  It is listed on https://www.kli.org/about-klingon/new-klingon-words/  but I couldn't find it on http://klingon.wiki/En/NewWordsQepHom2019 .  It makes sense that when the standard word was revealed, a slang term might also have been discussed.

You can see that on page 21 of the booklet, which is linked as an image on the page of the wiki: https://www.qephom.de/book/qepHom2019_p_21.jpg 

The word for "be previous" is {vorgh}. The word for "be most recent" is {ret}.
A slang expression for "be most recent" is ghoQ "be fresh, just killed (meat)."

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