IPA: 'pum.moh ] Phonetic'pum.moh ]


tackle, cause to fall

word type: verb, TKD chapter 4.
transitive verb: vay' vIpummoH. = I tackle, cause to fall something.
This verb is made of the parts pum and moH.


qep'a' 2020
First used in TKW (see list)
See new words released at qep'a' 27

Canon examples

Dubotchugh yIpummoH.
If it's in your way, knock it down. (TKW p. 9)

More Information

This is not a new word per se as it was used in 1996 in TKW. At qep'a' 2020 Okrand suggested this phrase as a translation for "tackle" in addition to vov "grapple, wrestle, tussle":
For "tackle," combine with pummoH "cause to fall (down)";

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Latest edit: 04 Aug 2020, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 04 Aug 2020, by KlingonTeacher

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