[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: ghubDaQ
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Wed Mar 31 16:50:15 PST 2021
Klingon Word of the Day for Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Klingon word: ghubDaQ
Part of speech: noun
Definition: first born child, firstborn
Source: HQ (9:3 p8)
AFAIK never used in a sentence.
(KGT 36): Each house is led by the eldest male direct descendent of the previous leader (there are complex traditions dealing with what happens if there is no male heir)
(ST Encyclopedia  p.124): Klingon tradition held that when a Klingon was unable to stand and face his enemies, he should choose the *Hegh'bat*. The rite called for the eldest son of the celebrant, or a trusted friend, to deliver a ritual knife to the warrior, who would impale himself in the chest. The son or friend would then remove the knife and wipe it on his sleeve.
puqloD wa'DIch first-born son (PB
- yatlh luqara' puqloD wa'DIch qenglI'
Lukara, pregnant of their first-born son (PB)
puq child, offspring (n)
nortlham descendant (n)
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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