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

Steven Boozer (

> Klingon Word of the Day for Monday, August 31, 2015
> Klingon word: mach
> Part of speech: verb
> Definition: be small

You are small. KLS

mach SuvwI'pu' 
Warriors are small. KGT

qIvo'rIt may'Duj mach 
smaller version of a K'vort class cruiser. KBoP

{mach} is used surprisingly little in Klingon; most prefer the type 1 suffix {-Hom}.

QIv 		be inferior (v)
run  		be short (in stature) (v)
-Hom		diminutive suffix (N1): minor, little, small

tIn		be big, be large (v)
nIv		be superior (v)
woch 		be tall (v)
Dun		be great (v)
-'a'		augmentive suffix (N1): big, giant, major, great

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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