[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: wep buq

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue Mar 21 08:42:02 PDT 2023

Klingon Word of the Day for Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Klingon word: 	wep buq
Part of speech: 	noun
Definition: 	coat pouch, pocket
Source: 	Okrand qepHom'a' 2010

(Lieven, 12/07/2010):  The word {buq} could be bag, sack, pouch or even pocket. When clarity is needed, one could say, for example, {yopwaH buq} "pants pouch" or {wep buq} "coat pouch" for "pants pocket" or "coat pocket," but when the context is clear, {buq} alone would suffice for pocket.

wep  		jacket, coat; shirt with sleeves (regional) (n)
buq  		pouch, bag, sack, pocket (n),
  - leng buq 		suitcase (n) 
  - QongDaq buq 	sleeping bag, pillow (n)
  - yopwaH buq 		pants pocket (n)

Qem  		holster, sheathe, pocket (weapon, tool, instrument) (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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