[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: Qoylu'taH

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Wed Jun 27 08:12:58 PDT 2018

Klingon word: Qoylu'taH
Part of speech: verb
Definition: the clock is ticking (idiomatically)
Source: qepHom 2017

(Lieven, 11/20/2017):  used in a situation when one is working towards a deadline, for instance. 

See {Qoy} "hear" (v):

'arlogh wab Qoylu'pu'? 
How many times has someone heard the sound? 
How many times has the sound been heard? [st.k 2/1999]

qen 'arlogh Qoylu'pu'? 
Recently, how many times has someone heard it? 
(i.e. What time is it?) [st.k 2/1999]

tlhaq  		chronometer,  clock (n)
Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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