[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: SanDIy

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Oct 24 07:00:56 PDT 2022

Klingon Word of the Day for Saturday, October 22, 2022

Klingon word: SanDIy
Part of speech: noun
Definition: scar (result of a wound received in the course of fighting/battling)
Source: qep'a' 24 [2017]

SanDIy 'oH.  vItuQmo' jIHem. 
[The scar is] Earned in battle. I wear it with pride. (DSC "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum")

(qep’a’ 2017):  So if you have a scar that you got in a fight, that could be either a {mIvwa'} or a {SanDIy}. If you don't know whether someone's scar resulted from a wound or a disease, it's probably safest to go with {mIvwa'}. If the person's scar is actually a {SanDIy}, he/she will, under most circumstances, clarify this for you. If it's a {roptoj}, he/she may let the 'misdiagnosis' slide since, as we all know, {ropchoHbe' tlhInganpu'}. 

mIvwa'		scar (result of a wound, regardless of how the wound
 		 occurred) (n) 
roptoj		scar (result of some sort of disease, infection, etc.) (n)
Hampong 	wound, sore (n)

taq 		be scarred (v)
taqmoH 	scar (v)
rIQ 		be injured (v)
pe' 		cut (v)
QID 		wound [someone] (v)

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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