[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: wuS

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Wed Mar 15 07:07:28 PDT 2023

Klingon Word of the Day for Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Klingon word: 	wuS
Part of speech: 	noun
Definition: 	lip

Doq 'ej Qaj wuS rur 
be orange/red and resemble *kradge* lips
["The lips of the *kradge* are presumably a particular shade of brown."] (st.k 2/1998)

(HQ 12.4:8):  If {tlhepQe'} "saliva" is produced, one is said to {tIl} "salivate}.  If the {tlhepQe'} involuntarily escapes one's lips and dribbles down one's chin, one is said to {bol} "drool".  To intentionally eject the {tlhepQe'} from one's mouth is to {tuy'} "spit".

wuS rItlh naQ  	lipstick (n) 

nuj 		mouth (n)
Du’ran 		philtrum [groove between upper lip and nose] (n)
ghIch 		nose
jat 		tongue (n)
lev 		roof of mouth (n)
Ho' 		tooth (n)

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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