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

Steven Boozer (

> Klingon word: yach
> Part of speech: verb
> Definition: strum (a stringed instrument)
> Source: KGT

Also "pet, stroke, brush (hair)".  ("Caress" too, I'd imagine.)

KGT 76:  Each string is a {SIrgh}, a word also used for any thread or filament... To produce music, one may either pluck ({pang}) or strum ({yach}, which also means "stroke" or "pet") the strings. The tone produced is varied by touching the string or strings at various points while plucking or strumming. The verb used for this, perhaps translatable as "to finger", is the same as the one used for wind instruments: {Heng}.

Hot 			touch, feel (v)
chu' 			play [an instrument] (v)

yachwI'  		brush (n)
  jIb yachwI' 	  hairbrush (n) TNK
Saj			pet (n)

And speaking of hairbrushes, see {jIb Ho'Du'} "comb" from TNK.

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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