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

Steven Boozer (

> Klingon Word of the Day for Thursday, September 17, 2015
> Klingon word: lIw
> Part of speech: noun
> Definition: temporary substitute, stand-in

QujwI' lIw 	[game} token (MKE):

  polmeH jav QujwI' lIwmey 
  6 collectible tokens MKE

HQ 5.1:  The word {qa'meH} ... has become accepted as a noun in its own right, meaning replacement in the sense of something that takes over for or is used instead of something that is gone or that has been lost. It is not used for a temporary substitute or a stand-in; the word for that is {lIw}.

PUN:  "in lieu of"

velqa' 	replica (n)

tam 		substitute (v)
gheS 		assume duties of, take on responsibilities (v)
ru' 		be temporary (v)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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