[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: woj

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue Sep 17 08:18:58 PDT 2019

Klingon word: woj
Part of speech: verb
Definition: sterilize

Published in HQ 1.3:9 and first published in {veS QonoS} 1990 -  the newsletter of Mortas-Te-Kaase, a defunct Klingon fan club -  with other medical vocabulary:

Hergh QaywI'  		pneumatic hypo, hypo-spray (n)
   HerghwI'  		   [short form] (n) 
muvwI'  		suture (n)
   tuj muvwI'  		   thermo-suture (n)
roSHa'moH  		paralyze (v)
yatlh  			be pregnant (v)
'uD Haqtaj  		laser scalpel (n)
   'uD'a'  		   laser (n)

Say'  			be clean (v)
Say'moH  		wash (v)
Say'moHwI' tlhagh  	soap (n)

lam 			be dirty (v)
lamHa'choHmoH 	get something cleaned (v)

watlh 			be pure (v)
nIt 			be plain, pure, uncorrupted, unsullied (v)

  Fleet Admiral Krell threatened to sterilize (i.e. wipe out) Qu'Vat Colony after Dr Antaak's experiments with Klingon Augments at the genetic research facility there produced a highly contagious and fatal plague. (ENT "Affliction" & "Divergence")

    The original mission of the alien Tan Ru probe was to gather and sterilize soil samples as a prelude to colonization. By 2267 Earth's Nomad probe’s new mission had become to seek out and sterilize imperfect biological infestations (life forms). (TOS "The Changeling")

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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