[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: bo'DIj nompuq

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Thu May 12 07:40:09 PDT 2022

Klingon word: 	bo'DIj nompuq
Part of speech: 	noun
Definition: 	forensic evidence 
Source: 	qep'a' 25  [2018]

(qep'a' 2018):  literally “court evidence”

bo'DIj  			court (of law) (n)
bo'DIj pa'  		courtroom (n) 
bo'DIj qach  		courthouse (n)
bo'DIj qaD  		lawsuit (n) 
bo'DIj wuqwI’ ghom  	jury (n)

nompuq  		evidence, authority, attestation, 
			reference, citation (n)

mIwba’ 			trial (n)
meqba' 		[type of legal proceeding] (n)
teblaw' 			jurisdiction (n)
loHwI' 			magistrate (n) [i.e. a judge]
nguH 			witness (in court) (n)
wuqwI’ 			juror (n)
wuqwI’ ghom  		jury (n)
yoj 			judgment (n)
ruv 			justice (n)

ghIpDIj 			court martial (v)
nguH 			testify (v)
'oD 			arbitrate, mediate (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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