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RE: 'oQqar pe'pu'bogh; naQHommey rur ghIq mIQpu'

Steven Boozer (

Krenath <> wrote:
>> Is <mIQ> a word for 'fry'?  I can only find 'forehead (regional)' as a
>> definition for it.

>fry, deep-fry (v) KGT
>(pun on mIQ-donald's...)

{mIQ} appeared in KGT:

KGT 83:  If heat is used as part of food preparation, the cook is most likely to {mIQ} (deep-fry) the food. This involves first acquiring {tlhagh} (animal fat) from any available source and then heating it up so that it boils (the general word for "boil" is {pub}, but the verb used specifically to refer to the boiling of fat is {'Im} [render]). After it has been boiling for a while, the food to be fried is tossed in (sometimes having been coated in some kind of paste), and it stays there until it has soaked up as much of the {tlhagh} (fat) as possible. A particularly popular dish, {tlhombuS}, requires that the cook coat a block of {tlhagh} with a mixture of {ngat} (herbed granulated cartilage) and {tIr} (grain) and then briefly immerse the block into the already boiling fat, just until the coating hardens.
KGT 94:  Experienced cooks will {mIQ} (fry) the {DIghna' por} (digna leaf), though this is risky, since if the leaf is heated for too long, it will wilt. 

  to'waQ mIQ vutwI' 
  The cook deep-fries the tendon. KGT

Canon Master of the Klingons

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