[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: jajlo' Qa'

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Jul 30 06:48:05 PDT 2018

Klingon word: jajlo' Qa'
Part of speech: noun
Definition: rooster-like noisy animal (not a bird) known for making a ruckus at dawn

(HolQeD 10.4:5 in re the { 'uSgheb}):  a bird which is particularly noisy [at dawn] and has been likened to a rooster (though is much fiercer). Another [animal which is particularly noisy at dawn], though not a bird, is the {Qa'}, specifically the {jajlo' Qa'} (dawn {Qa'}) ... Maltz said he has also heard the phrase {po Ha'DIbaH}, literally "morning animal", used to refer to the {'uSgheb}. ... Maltz supposed that {po Ha'DIbaH} could refer to a {jajlo' Qa'} as well.

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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