[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: lop

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Aug 1 07:04:18 PDT 2016

> Klingon Word of the Day for Sunday, July 31, 2016
> Klingon word: lop
> Part of speech: verb
> Definition: celebrate
> Source: KGT

We celebrate. KLS

vaj malopmeH tlhIHvaD nob SaSuqpu' 
So to celebrate, I've gotten you all a gift. (Hallmark)

yIlop!  wa'leS chaq maHegh! 
Celebrate! Tomorrow we may die! TKW

'oy'naQ Dalo'be'chugh not nenghep lop puq 
If you don't use the painstik, the child will never
 celebrate his Age of Ascension. TKW

Heghtay lulop latlh tlhInganpu'. Heghtay luloptaHvIS
 chaH chaq bey SeQ lujach 
other Klingons may perform a ceremonial howl or yell
 as part of the Klingon death ritual. S31

nentay loptaHvIS tlhIngan potlh tlhIngan 'oy'naQ'e' 
The Klingon Painstik is an important part of a Klingon's
 Age of Ascension ceremony. S32

laS veghaS HIltonDaq <Hov leng: yIjeSchu'> qaSchoHmo',
 bIlopqu'meH HIlton yIghoS 
Come celebrate the grand opening of "Star Trek: The
 Experience" at the Las Vegas Hilton. STX

wa'leS maghob. ghIq malop. 
Tomorrow we will do battle. Then (after that) we'll
 celebrate. (HQ 8.3)

ja'chuq Dalopchu'. Qang Damoj. 
Complete the Rite of Succession to become chancellor. MKE

jatlh 'e' mevDI' qeylIS, lop 
After Kahless's words, they celebrate PB

tayvam tIQ wIlopchoHjaj 
Let us commence this ancient rite. PB

tugh Dor qoSlIj. nom yIlop! 
(MO's FaceBook text to Lieven, 3/29/12)

ngajmo' jajvam, nom bIlopnIS 
(MO > Lieven regarding Daylight Savings Time, 3/29/2015) 

wejHu' qoSlIj Dalopta', qar'a'?  vaj DaHjaj qamer.
  qoslIj yItIvqa'! [sic]
(MO's FaceBook text to Andre, 2/11/2014)

TKW 145:  "Worf told Jeremy, whose mother had been killed, 'In my tradition, we do not grieve the loss of the body. We celebrate the releasing of the spirit.'" (cf. TNG "The Bonding")

lop  		celebration 
lopno'	party, [family] celebration (KGT)
QI'lop 	holiday honoring the Klingon military (PK)

yupma' 	festival
'uQ'a' 	banquet, feast
qoS 		birthday

tlhIngan ghantoH pIn'a'
Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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