[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: wovmoH

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue Nov 22 07:35:40 PST 2022

Klingon word: 	wovmoH
Part of speech: 	verb
Definition: 	light, enlighten

Qapqu' wovmoHbogh janHommey!
It even has working lights! (Hallmark)

chaH neH wovmoHlu'be' 
The sun shone not on them only (PB)

(msn.onstage.startrek.expert.Okrand 6/29/1997):  {wov} is a verb "be light, bright" followed by the suffix {-moH} "cause" (thus, "cause to be light"). 

wov  			be light, bright (v)
wovHa'  		be dim (v) (DSC)
wovmoHbogh jan  	light (device) (n) (Hallmark)
wovmoHwI'  		light (device) (n) (KBoP)
wovmoHwI' moQ  	light bulb (n) (MKE)
wovtaHghach  		light (n) (DSC)
maSwov  		moonlight (n)

wew 			glow (v)
boch 			shine, be shiny (v)
bar 			blink, flash (v)
ghon 			sparkle, glitter (v)
Hurgh 			be dark (v)

tamghay 		light, luminescence, illumination (n) (DSC)
tIH 			ray, energy beam (n)

Voragh, Ca'Non Master of the Klingons
    Please contribute relevant vocabulary from recent qep’a’mey 
    or qepHommey. I’ve fallen woefully behind in updating my files.

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