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Re: Klingon WOTD: Qev (verb)

Steven Boozer (

>This is the Klingon Word Of The Day for Saturday, December 15, 2007.
>Klingon word:   Qev
>Part of Speech: verb
>Definition:     stew
>Additional Notes:
>KGT p. 93.  Some dishes are prepared by heating meat in a liquid 
>consisting of the animal's blood along with some choice condiments.  To 
>prepare food in this way is to {Qev} it.  Livers of [bokrats] are 
>typically prepared in this manner.  Though the dish is heated, in order to 
>properly make {boqrat chej Qevlu'pu'bogh} ("stewed [bokrat] liver"; 
>literally, "[bokrat] liver that has been stewed"), the livers should be 
>from an animal that was killed only minutes before.  The difference in 
>flavor between fresh and nearly stale livers is most noticeable.

Related verbs:

{vut} "cook, prepare food"

Related nouns:

{tlhIq} stew;  {chatlh} soup (thick)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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