S pum
pum ] / [ pum ]
Klingon letters:
pum
Handwritten:
pum

1. accusation

word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

plural: pummey

Source

The Klingon Dictionary p. 100

2. accuse
word type: verb, TKD chapter 4.
transitive verb: vay' vIpum. = I accuse something.

Source

The Klingon Dictionary p. 100

3. fall
word type: verb, TKD chapter 4.
intransitive verb: pum vay'. = Somebody/something falls.

Source

The Klingon Dictionary p. 100

Canon examples

Dubotchugh yIpummoH
If it's in your way, knock it down. (TKW)

The verb appears as part of an idiomatic expression pumDI' 'etlh, meaning "at that time":
tagha' pawpu' meb 'ach pumDI' 'etlh Heghpu' qagh.
The guest finally arrived, but by then the gagh had died.
(Usenet message of November 05, 1999)

Backwards

mup hit

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Latest edit: 18 Jul 2022, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 10 Feb 2020, by KlingonTeacher

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