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

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Thu Feb 10 07:59:19 PST 2022

Klingon word: 	jolpa'
Part of speech: 	noun
Definition: 	transport room

(TKD 19):  Compound nouns consist of two or three nouns in a row … For example, {jolpa'} "transport room" consists of {jol} "transport beam" plus {pa'} "room".

jolpa'Daq yIjaH 
Go to the transport room! TKD

jolpa' yIjaH 
Go to the transport room! (Clipped) TKD

jolpa' yIjaH.  Qapla'! 
To the transport room. Success! ST3

jol  		transport beam; transporter (device) (n)
jol Quv  	transport site (n)
jolpat  		transporter system (n)
jolvoy'  		transporter ionizer unit (n)

jol  		beam (aboard) (v)
Qol 		beam away (v)

chu' 		activate (v)
rIH  		energize [i.e. "power up"] (v)

Voragh, Ca'Non Master of the Klingons
    Please contribute relevant vocabulary or notes from the last 
    year or two. I’ve fallen woefully behind in updating my files.

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