[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: lIH

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Fri Nov 11 07:33:08 PST 2022

Klingon Word of the Day for Friday, November 11, 2022

Klingon word: 	lIH
Part of speech: 	verb
Definition: 	begin a song, start a song

(HolQeD 12.2:9):  To begin to sing a song is to {lIH} (literally, "introduce") the song, and that portion of the song that comes at the beginning-—a portion that is often so familiar that listeners know what song it is after hearing just that short portion-—is the {namtun}. 

PUN: "Play a few licks." (musical term?)

bom  		sing,  chant (v)
wup 		burst into song (v)
qat 		accompany (singing) with instrumental music (v)
much 		present, perform (music)

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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