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

Steven Boozer (

> Klingon Word of the Day for Wednesday, January 14, 2015
> Klingon word: tlhaw'
> Part of speech: verb
> Definition: hit (percussion instrument) with fist

KGT 74f.:  The general term for a percussion instrument of any kind is {'In}. Some types of {'In} are struck with the hand, either palm ({toch}) or fist ({ro'}), depending on the particular instrument. To hit the instrument with the palm is {weq}; to strike it with the fist is {tlhaw'} ... To strike the instrument with a stick is to {moq} (beat) the instrument." (KGT 74-75)


qIp 		hit (with hand, fist, implement) (v) [most general verb]
mup 		impact, strike (v)
'urgh 	jab, poke (v)

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