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

Gaerfindel (gaerfindel@hotmail.com)



On 6/15/2015 10:15 AM, Steven Boozer wrote:
Klingon Word of the Day for Saturday, June 13, 2015

Klingon word: ghab tun
Part of speech: noun
Definition: meat from midsection of animal, no bones (regional)
KGT 27:  The word {ghab}, however, which refers to any chunk of the midsection of an animal, has slightly varying meanings depending on region. In most of the empire, including the First City, {ghab} is rather inclusive: basically, whatever was chopped off the animal as a single piece, with or without bones or internal organs. In some areas, {ghab} is never applied to a cut of meat lacking bones. Instead, the phrase {ghab tun} (perhaps translatable as fillet, though literally, "soft ghab") is sometimes heard. The same concept would be expressed in most of the Empire, including by speakers of {ta' Hol}, by a longer phrase: {Hom Hutlhbogh ghab} ({ghab} that lacks bone). The expression {ghab tun} would probably not be used by most.


SEE ALSO:
ghab  		meat from midsection of animal (n)
Ha'DIbaH 		animal, meat (n)
chor 			belly, midsection (n)
HajDob 		leg (served as food) (n)

So them "pork bellies" might be rendered as {targh Hom Hutlhbogh ghab}? Or in {ta' Hol}. }targh ghab tun}?

~quljIb

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