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Word: Incense

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A material burned in order to produce a scent, possibly in connection with a ritual. Klingons have been depicted burning something resembling incense on Star Trek on several occasions, including DS9 "Sons of Mogh" and VOY "Nothing Human"


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4 thoughts on “Incense

  1. qa'HoS says:

    I’ve long thought that it would be great if the gloss of *noSvagh* as deodorant were only half the story; that it had a more general meaning that could include incense. Besides, the first thing I think of when I see *deodorant* is deodorant used for personal hygiene which, to my mind, is about as Klingon as tribble stew.

  2. anDu says:

    How would you say “Incense and peppermints, the color of time” in Klingon?

    • Andrew Miller says:

      A word for mint is pending.

      qun qalmuS means the color of history
      poH qalmuS means the color of (a particular period of) time

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