[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: 'an'ortej

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue May 31 07:40:16 PDT 2022

Klingon Word of the Day for Saturday, May 28, 2022

Klingon word: 'an'ortej
Part of speech: noun
Definition: paleontologist
Source: qepHom 2019

AFAIK never used in canon.

‘an 		be petrified (v) 
  - “{'an} is only used for people if they are literally ‘turned into stone’.” (Lieven, 11/18/2019)
 ‘an’or  		fossil (n) 
  -  “same word for plants, bones, etc.” (qepHom 2019)
 ‘an’orQeD  	paleontology (n)

loq 		be extinct (v)

SIntlher 	an ancient extinct animal (n)
  - “non-scientific, general term” (qepHom 2019)
Hom 		bone (n)
nagh 		rock, stone (n)
roSqa' 		archaeological artifact (n)
roSqa'QeD  	archaeology (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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