[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: nung

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Wed Mar 29 07:37:32 PDT 2023

Klingon word: nung
Part of speech: verb
Definition: precede

poH tuj bI'reS nungbogh wa' jaj qeylIS DIS chorghvatlh 
  loSmaH jav qaStaHvIS. [sic] 
In the days that follow the summer solstice in the Year
   of Kahless 846. ('U'-MTK)

may' lunungbogh repmey'e' qeylISvaD mu'meyvam ja'ta' 
  molor qotar je 
This is what Kotar and Molor have said to Kahless in the
  hours before battle. (PB)

(qep’a’ 2016):  When asked about navigating lists or events, [Maltz] gave us {vorgh} "be previous" (opposite of {veb} "be next").  Can also use {nungbogh} ({nung} "precede") …

tagh 		begin (v)
tlha' 		follow (v)
Qav 		be last, be final (v)

mung 		origin (n)

nubwI' 		predecessor [sic!])
qempa' 	ancestor (n) [pl. no'] 
'emrIgh 	ancestor (direct) (n)
nortlham 	descendant (n)
cho' 		succession (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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