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shine, be shiny

word type: verb used as adjective, TKD chapter 4.4.
Quality verbs are intransitive by nature.


The Klingon Dictionary p. 81

Canon examples

reH boch qutluch lo'lu'bogh.
The used kut'luch is always shiny. (TKW p. 103)

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In English, there is a slight overlap in meaning between glossy and shiny. How that difference applies to the Klingon words chorgh and boch is not explained.

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