[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: voHDajbo'

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Thu Apr 1 15:58:53 PST 2021

Klingon word:	 voHDajbo'
Part of speech: 	noun
Definition: 	ransom

Meaning extended to "mortgage" in Klingon Monopoly:

voHDajbo' qav'ap 
mortgage value  (MKE)

voHDajbo' wellu' 200 
Mortgaged for 200.  (MKE)

yervamvaD voHDajbo' wellu'chugh, 'echletHom Dopvam yIcha' 
Card must be turned this side up if property is mortgaged. (MKE)

vub 		hostage (n)
quch 		kidnap (v)

rup 		fine/tax (v)
ghaq 		contribute (v)
nob 		give (v)
DIl 		pay for (v)
ngIp 		borrow, hire [i.e. rent] (v)
wel 		owe (someone) (v)

van 		tribute (n)
nob 		gift (n)
pop 		reward (n)
qav'ap 		value, rent, sum/amount [of money] (n)
ghogh'ot  	bill/payment request (n) 
  - (qepHom 2015):  Here are some more words related to paper: [...] A bill, a 
     payment request, something you must pay, is a {ghogh'ot}.

Voragh, Ca'Non Master of the Klingons
    Please contribute relevant vocabulary from the last year or two. I’ve fallen 
    behind in updating my files and adding cross-references for related words.  

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