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

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Thu Mar 2 07:36:38 PST 2023

Klingon word: 	molHa'
Part of speech: 	verb
Definition: 	dig up 
Source: 	qep'a' 25 [2018]

(qep'a' 2018):  like a bone or a fossil

"… excavating the obelisks of ancient Vulcan, or finding the shroud of Kahless made those explorers a part of their history.” (Janeway, VOY “One Small Step”)

mol  		bury (v)
mol  		grave (n)
mol yotlh  	graveyard (n) (DSC)

tlhan 		dig [into] (v)
ghaw 		excavate, dig (a hole, trench, ditch, etc.) (v)
voD 		drill, bore (v)
tlhIl 		mine (v)
lel 		get out, take out (v)
teq 		remove (v)

Hom  		bone (n)
‘an’or  		fossil (n) 
roSqa' 		archaeological artifact (n)
ghevjur 	shovel (n)

QemjIq  	hole (n)
taSman  	ditch (n)
tlhIlHal		mine (n)
Daqrab 		well (n)

Voragh, Ca'Non Master of the Klingons
    Please contribute relevant vocabulary from recent qep’a’mey 
    or qepHommey. I’ve fallen woefully behind in updating my files.

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