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

lojmitti7wi7nuv (lojmitti7wi7nuv@gmail.com)



Of course, this implies that Klingon doesn’t even have a word for “psychological or any other non-physical type of support”…

It’s a cultural statement. “You want emotional support? [followed by knee-slapping laughter, and maybe a whiplash-inducing smack on the back]

Either that, or shunning. I’d prefer laughter, myself.

lojmIt tI’wI’ nuv ‘utlh
Retired Door Repair Guy

> On Jun 8, 2015, at 9:31 AM, Steven Boozer <sboozer@uchicago.edu> wrote:
> 
>> Klingon Word of the Day for Saturday, June 06, 2015
>> 
>> Klingon word: Qutlh
>> Part of speech: verb
>> Definition: support
>> Source: BOP
> 
> QutlhwI'  	support (n) KBoP
> 
> qoD QutlhwI' ngaDmoHwI' 
> Inner Support Stabilizer KBoP
> [i.e. those large shock absorber ceiling supports flanking the captain's chair]
> 
> At qep'a' 17 "Marc also clarified that Qutlh (support) can only refer to physically supporting something. It can't refer to monetary (he said {ghaq} is for this), psychological or any other non-physical type of support." (qurgh, 7/27/2010)
> 
> 
> SEE ALSO:
> ngaq 		support [military term] (n)
> ghaq 		contribute, support [financially] (v)
> 
> 
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> Voragh
> Ca'Non Master of the Klingons
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