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Okrand on {rur} "resemble"

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From: Marc Okrand <>
Newsgroups: startrek.klingon
Date: Mon, 4 Jan 1999 00:03:46 -0500
Subject: Re: ghew qab

Matt Johnson wrote...
>Pam Felton <> writes
>> And is there a way to say "like"?  Such as, "He looks
>> like a bug."
> looks like =~ resemble? 'rur'
> ghew rur. "He resembles a bug."

No reason for me to add anything here!  This is a good 
illustration of the use of the verb <rur> "resemble." 

The word <rur> also comes up a lot in Klingon similes, such
as <'up; yIH rur> "(it's) disgusting as a tribble,"
literally "it's disgusting; it resembles a tribble" (<'up>
"it is disgusting," <yIH> "tribble," <rur> "it resembles

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons 

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