[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: vel

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Sep 12 09:07:21 PDT 2022

Klingon Word of the Day for Saturday, September 10, 2022

Klingon word: vel
Part of speech: verb
Definition: cover, coat, mask
Source: Marc Okrand, Email 01/09/2012

rav vel tlhIm 
the carpet covers the floor (Lieven < MO, 1/09/2012)

rav velmeH tlhIm lo' 
lay a carpet ("use a carpet to cover the floor") (Lieven < MO, 1/09/2012)

qat 		wrap, encase (v)
pID 		coat (food) with herbed mixture (v)
HuS 		hang (v)
jech 		disguise (v)
So' 		hide, conceal, cloak (v)

velwI'  		coverer,  coater,  masker (n)
 -- (i.e. person who lays the carpet) (Litaer < MO, 1/09/2012)
cheSvel 	type of coat (n)
jech  		disguise,  costume (n)
qab jech 	mask (n)
  - “This is a mask as a disguise, not a surgical mask” (Hamletmachine notes)
tetyub 		coating, enamel (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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