[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: lIH

Will Martin lojmitti7wi7nuv at gmail.com
Fri Nov 11 07:39:09 PST 2022

I’m curious if there’s some kind of app or musical index that has an acronym LIH that lists the beginnings of songs for identification or reminder purposes.

I would have expected “licks” to become {lIQ}, though I guess that’s taken.


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(ghaH, ghaH, -Daj)

> On Nov 11, 2022, at 10:33 AM, Steven Boozer via tlhIngan-Hol <tlhingan-hol at lists.kli.org> wrote:
> 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)
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