S Han
han ] / [ han ]
Klingon letters:

be learned, scholarly, erudite

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


qepHom Saarbrücken 2016
See new words released at qepHom'a' 2016

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The regular word for teacher is ghojmoHwI'. A teacher held in high esteem, of higher rank than other teachers in the same institution, could be ghojmoHwI' quv or ghojmoHwI' Han (v. "be learned, scholarly, erudite"). Probably the highest standing of all is a 'a'ghen, which can be translated as "master teacher" or "professor". (qepHom 2016)

Production notes

The word was first seen in a written form in the novel "Diplomatic Implausability", which was vetted by Marc Okrand. Even though this words has been correctly used fo so many years, Okrand first used it at qepHom 2016.

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