[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: weq

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Thu Mar 31 07:24:28 PDT 2022

Klingon word: 	weq
Part of speech: 	verb
Definition: 	hit (percussion instrument) with palm
Source: 	KGT

(KGT 74-75):  The general term for a percussion instrument of any kind is {'In}.  Some types of {'In} are struck with the hand, either palm (toch}) or fist (ro'), depending on the particular instrument. To hit the instrument with the palm is {weq}; to strike it with the fist is {tlhaw'} ... To strike the instrument with a stick is to {moq} (beat) the instrument.

PUN:  "whack"?

yo  	slap (v) qep’a’ 2020)
qIp 	hit (with hand, fist, implement [generally]) (v)
moq 	beat (something with an implement) (v)
ghIt 	open, flat hand (n)

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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