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

Steven Boozer (

> Klingon Word of the Day for Friday, September 27, 2013
> Klingon word: nanwI'
> Part of speech: noun
> Definition: fourth toe
> Source: HQ:v10n2p10

HQ 10.2:  The verbs {nan} "use the fourth toe" and {nan} "gouge" are probably etymologically related, since {nan} is used to refer to a particularly effective martial arts kick.

"This little piggy had NONE and cried 'WEE, WEE, WEE' all the way home."

Related vocabulary:

nanwI'  	chisel (n)
nan  		gouge (v)

mI' 		do martial arts movements (v)
pup 		kick (v)

For review, the other "toe verbs" are:

mar  		use the big (i.e. first) toe
Hom  		use the second toe
roS  		use the third toe
Qay'  	use the little (i.e. fifth) toe

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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