[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: laq

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Wed Aug 28 08:13:04 PDT 2019

Klingon word: laq
Part of speech: verb
Definition: flap
Source: HQ:v10n4p5

(HQ 10.4):  Maltz pointed out that, in flight, a bird's wings {laq} (the bird is said to {laqmoH} its wings) but when a banner or sail flaps, the correct word to use is {joq} "flap, flutter, wave". 

Use {Saq} ["land"] if a bird alights on the ground, {tlhot) if it lands on the water.  (HQ 10.4)

vIH 		move, be in motion (v)
puv  		fly (v)
qaj 		soar (v)
‘al 		float (in/on air) (v)
ngun 		perch (v)

bo'Degh  	bird (n)
tel 		wing (n)
bo		feather (n)
yanwo'  	nest (n)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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