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

Steven Boozer (

> Klingon Word of the Day for Tuesday, March 17, 2015
> Klingon word: qumwI'
> Part of speech: noun
> Definition: governor

AFAIK never used in canon.

"I am Kor, military governor of Organia." (Kor, TOS "Errand of Mercy"; cf. TKW 118 ill.) 

In 2267 Klingon agent Krell was grooming Apella of the village people of Neural to be "a governor in the Klingon Empire". (TOS "A Private Little War") 

General K'Vagh was the military governor of Qu'Vat Colony and in charge of the genetics research facility there. (ENT "Affliction" & "Divergence")

Worf's father, Mogh, was governor of the Khitomer Outpost when it was attacked by Romulans. (TNG "Sins of the Father")

The IKC Qu'Vat, carrying Governor Torak, rendezvoused with the Enterprise-D in 2369 at Relay Station 47. (TNG "Aquiel")

In an alternate future, Worf becomes governor of an obscure Klingon planet. (TNG "All Good Things...")

qum 			govern (v)
qum  			government (n)

pIn 			boss (n)
HI' 			dictator (n)
Qang  		chancellor (n)

*che'wI' 		[ruler] (n)
vu'wI' 		manager (n)
DevwI' 		leader
loHwI' 		magistrate [lit. "administrator"] (n)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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