S tu'lum
'tuz.lum ] / [ 'tuz.lum ]
Klingon letters:
tuzlum
Handwritten:
tuzlum

teacup (older or upper-class word)

word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

plural: tu'lummey

Source

Klingon for the Galactic Traveler p. 42, 228

More Information

The common word for teacup is Dargh HIvje' (literally, "tea drinking vessel"). Among the upper classes, the word tu'lum is used with some frequency, though, strictly speaking, this archaic word used to mean only a cup made of metal. (KGT p. 42)

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Latest edit: 08 May 2021, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 23 Apr 2020, by KlingonTeacher

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