[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: mItlh

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Jan 30 07:17:38 PST 2023

Klingon Word of the Day for Saturday, January 28, 2023

Klingon word: 	mItlh
Part of speech: 	verb
Definition: 	forge (metal)
Source: 	qepHom 2016

AFAIK never used in a sentence.

(KGT 59-60):  According to Klingon tradition, the first bat'leth was forged by Kahless the Unforgettable … Because of the importance of the bat'leth in Klingon tradition, however, they have taken to calling the bat'leth {betleH quv} …

*mItlhwI’  		[blacksmith?] (n)
  -  When Data started dreaming of his father as a blacksmith, Worf told him "You are very fortunate" as this was a powerful vision. (TNG "Birthright I")

baS 			metal (n)
‘uSqan 			iron (n)
velSo’ ‘uSqan 		stainless steel (n)
QumeH ngaSwI’ 	mold (for casting) (n)
baS laSvargh 		foundry (n)
mupwI'  		hammer (n) KGT

tujmoH 		heat (v)
tet 			melt [use for smelt?)  (v)
qang 			pour (from one container into another) (v)
Qu 			cast [metal] (v)
mup  			impact,  strike (v)
pet 			be welded (together) (v)

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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