[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: 'eb

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Jan 9 07:24:17 PST 2017

> Klingon Word of the Day for Monday, January 09, 2017
> Klingon word: 'eb
> Part of speech: noun
> Definition: opportunity, chance, opening
> Source: KGT

'eb Qav jatlhpu' 
He said, "Last call!" CK

reH 'eb tu'lu' 
There is always a chance. TKW

Hoch 'ebmey tIjon 
Capture all opportunities. 

jIpaSqu'mo' narghpu' qaSuchmeH 'eb 
I was too late to visit you. 
("Because I'm very late, the opportunity to visit you has
  escaped.") (st.klingon 1/1998)

qaSuch vIneH 'ach narghpu' 'eb. jIpaSqu' 
I was too late to visit you.
("I want to visit you, but the opportunity has escaped. I
  am very late.") (st.klingon 1/1998)

qaSuchlaHbe'. jIpaSqu' vaj narghpu' 'eb 
I was too late to visit you. 
("I cannot visit you. I am very late, thus the opportunity
  has escaped.") (st.klingon 1/1998)

(TKW 51):  In Klingon, opportunities are captured [{jon}], not taken; a missed opportunity is said to have escaped [{nargh}].

DuH 		possibility (n)
wanI' 	phenomenon, event, occurrence (n)
wIv 		choice (n)
DIch 		certainty (n)

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

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