S Sen
sen ] / [ sen ]
Klingon letters:
sen
Handwritten:
sen

1. Seine (river)

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word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

This word is a name so does not have a plural form.

Source

2021
Qugh magazine No. 5

2. use the thumb
word type: verb, TKD chapter 4.
Probably intransitive (not confirmed)

Source

HolQeD vol. 10 issue 2, June 2001
view text of that issue p. 7

Derived and related words

SenwI' thumb
SenwI' rIlwI' je everybody (idiomatic expression)

3. scoff (slang)
word type: verb, TKD chapter 4. , slang usage, KGT, chapter 5.2.

Source

qep'a' 2020
See new words released at qep'a' 27
The request for this word was: "vocalize derision or mockery nonverbally"  [note]

More Information

  Regarding definition #2 – use the thumb:
The verb Sen is most commonly used in reference to an adult using a thumb. For a child, see rIl.

  Regarding definition #3 – scoff:
Non slang expression: nguy; does not take an object. It is used with -Daq. Okrand didn't know if there is a relationship between the slang usage of Sen and a thumb. (qep'a' 2020)

See also

nguy scoff (non-slang expression)

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Definition of {Sen}
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http://klingon.wiki/Word/Sen
Retrieved 28 Nov 2022

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Latest edit: 05 Feb 2021, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 01 Nov 2020, by KlingonTeacher

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