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Re: [Tlhingan-hol] Klingon Word of the Day: pIn tlhoy'

Steven Boozer (

> > Klingon Word of the Day for Saturday, October 19, 2013
> >
> > Klingon word: pIn tlhoy'
> > Part of speech: noun
> > Definition: territorial wall
> > Source:
> Source: startrek.klingon newsgroup 1998.12.07 (also reprinted in HQ 8.1)

   A wall which divides a territory into parts (such as the
   Berlin Wall) is also called a {tlhoy'}, even though neither
   side of it is the interior of a structure. On occasion, for
   clarity, such a wall is termed a {chevwI' tlhoy'} "separator
   wall") or a {pIn tlhoy'}, literally "boss wall," presumably
   dating back to a time when each subterritory had a specific
   person in charge. 

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