[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: SoQmoH

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Thu Mar 30 09:27:20 PDT 2017

> Klingon Word of the Day for Thursday, March 30, 2017
> Klingon word: SoQmoH
> Part of speech: verb
> Definition: close, shut
> Source: TKD

  Qorwagh yISoQmoH 
  Close the window! KGT

{poS} "be open, opened" and {poSmoH} "open" are relevant:

  lojmIt poSDaq Daq pagh 
  No one eavesdrops at an open door. PK

  yIvbeHlIj neH DapoSmoH vIneH 
  The only thing I want you to open is your blouse.
   (ST5 notes)

  Heghpu'bogh tlhIngan mInDu' lupoSmoHlu' 
  The eyes of the fallen Klingon are opened... S31

  maHvaD lojmItmey tIpoSmoH 
  Open the gates for us (PB)

SoQ 			be closed/shut 
QeymoH 		tighten
ngaQ 			be locked/sealed/secured/fastened
waQ 			obstruct

QeyHa'moH 		loosen
Huv 			be clear/not obstructed
naw' 			access
'el 			enter

N.B. Do not confuse with the noun {SoQ} "speech,lecture,address".

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

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