[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: tagh

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Thu Mar 9 07:27:00 PST 2023

Klingon Word of the Day for Thursday, March 09, 2023

Klingon word: 	tagh
Part of speech: 	noun
Definition: 	lung

(KCD):  Breathing organ of any of a number of Klingon beasts, prepared [as food] in a manner that preserves its tough texture and blotched color.

Klingons have a third lung, which provides extra stamina on the battlefield and is also useful to athletes. (VOY "Lineage")

bIreQtagh 		*bregit* lung (food delicacy) (n)

logh’ob  		chest (upper front of the torso) (n)
rem'ay' 			(thoracic) diaphragm (n)
nIwqen 		gill (n)

rewve’ 			air (everyday word) (n)
tlhuH			breath (n)
tera’ tlhuH rop  		common cold (illness( (n)

tlhuH  			breathe (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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