[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: qangtlhIn

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Thu Jul 8 09:04:29 PDT 2021

Klingon word: 	qangtlhIn
Part of speech: 	noun
Definition: 	ideology
Source: 	Pop Culture Hero Coalition message (PCHC)

Definition expanded to "beliefs, principles, standards, ethics" (qep'a' 2017).

vay' mIpmoHbe' DIvI'vam, 'ej Hov leng qangtlhIn pabchu'.
This organization does not enrich anyone (financially), and it 
perfectly follows the ideology of Star Trek. (PCHC 2016)


’ach ’ejyo’ qangtlhIn nIb pabtaH ’ej vangwI’ najwI’ je puq poH 
   SIghbogh tuch’e’ lujalbogh ngotlhwI’pu’ boptaH. 
…while embracing the same ideology and hope for the future that
   inspired a generation of dreamers and doers.
   (DSC Netflix Klingon Announcement) 

wa' qangtlhIn wIpab… tlhIngan maH!  taHjaj! 
We follow one creed… Remain Klingon! (DSC "The Vulcan Hello")

'a tuqwIj tay'moH wa' qangtlhIn:  tlhIngan maH!  taHjaj! 
But my house is bonded by a single doctrine: Remain Klingon.
  (DSC "Battle At the Binary Stars")

ghob 		virtue (n)
meq 		reason, motive (n)
nab 		plan, purpose (n)
nger 		theory (n)
ngoD 		fact (n)
ngoQ 		goal, purpose (n)
qech 		idea (n)
paQDI'norgh  	teachings (n)
potlh 		consequential thing, something important, a value (n)
qolqoS 		essence (n)
Sov 		knowledge, wisdom (n)
vuD 		opinion (n)

"My friends are friends only so long as they think as I do politically." (Che Guevarra)

"Those are my principles.  If you don’t like them, I have others.” (Groucho Marx)

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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