[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: SoSbor

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Thu Aug 17 12:57:46 PDT 2017

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Klingon Word of the Day for Thursday, August 17, 2017

Klingon word: SoSbor
Part of speech: noun
Definition: core
Source: BOP

AFAIK only {SoSbor'a'} is attested:

  De'wI' SoSbor'a' 
  Main Computer Core  (KBoP)

PUN: "mother-board"

De'		data, information (n)
Sov  		knowledge (n)
De'wI'  		computer (n)
nIqHom 	software (n)
qawHaq 	memory banks, data banks (n)

ghun 		program (a computer) (v)

"Its memory banks were destroyed... or most of them." (Spock, TOS "The Changeling")

"The knowledge banks of this unit have been wiped clean." (Nomad re Uhura, TOS "The Changeling")

"The Creator was merely testing your memory banks." (Spock to Nomad, TOS "The Changeling")

The Enterprise computer banks "contain the sum of all human knowledge" (Chekov to Irina Galliulin, TOS "The Way to Eden")

Memory Alpha's central computer was damaged and it's memory core was burnt out following the attack by the Zetarans. (TOS "The Lights of Zetar")

"One of three large, redundant cylindrical chambers aboard a Galaxy-class starship, housing the ship's primary computer hardware. The upper core of the Enterprise-D was taken over by sentient nanites in 2366." (STE p.55; TNG "Evolution")  The Enterprise-D's computer core access room was also seen in TNG "The Bonding".


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