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Re: Klingon WOTD: tuj (n)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steven Boozer" <>
> >This is the Klingon Word Of The Day for Sunday, December 1, 2002.
> >
> >Klingon word:   tuj
> >Part of Speech: noun
> >Definition:     heat
> The noun has never been used in canon.
> Note the homophonous verb {tuj} "be hot".  Oddly, the opposite quality 
> {bIr} "be cold" does not have a corresponding noun *{bIr} "cold".  (Or 
> Maltz simply forgot to mention it.)
My understanding of physics may be lacking so forgive me but 
maybe there isn't a noun at all for "cold" untold or otherwise.
Isn't cold a lack of heat i.e. 
heat is something 
cold is a lack of something.


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