[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: chev

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Fri Sep 16 07:36:17 PDT 2022

Klingon Word of the Day for Friday, September 16, 2022

Klingon word: 	chev
Part of speech: 	verb
Definition: 	separate

  'uSDaj chop!  chev! 
  Bite his/her leg off! (pet command; PK)

(KGT 88):  More sophisticated Klingon food preparation involves keeping anatomically identifiable parts separate.

(KGT 92):  The shell of an animal … is commonly separated from the animal meat, fermented, and served at another time.

(KLS):  According to Klingon legend, when honed sharp enough it [i.e. a bat'leth] can separate a man from his soul.

  as in the Biblical expression "to separate the wheat from the chaff"? (suggested by Michael Everson)

chevwI' tlhoy'  	territorial wall (n)

rar 		connect, attach (v)
tay'  		be together, united (v)
muv  		join (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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