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Alphabetical list of Klingonese glossary
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In romanized tlhIngan Hol, the apostrophe is considered to be a consonant on equal footing with any other letter of the alphabet. It denotes a glottal stop, which consists of a brief obstruction of air flow, similar to the short pause between the "uh" and "oh" in the English expression "Uh-oh!" (ST reference: The Klingon Dictionary)
'ejyo' 
Starfleet, the military and exploratory arm of the United Federation of Planets. (ST reference: The Klingon Dictionary)
'Iw HIq 
Bloodwine, a traditional Klingon beverage. (ST reference: Klingon for the Galactic Traveler)
'obe' 
tlhIngan Hol term meaning "order", in the sense of an honored group into which one can be inducted. A well-known example is the Order of the Bat'leth, or betleH 'obe'. (ST reference: Klingon for the Galactic Traveler)
'orghengan 
tlhIngan Hol term for members of the Organian species. Also called 'orghenya'ngan. (ST reference: The Klingon Dictionary)
'orghen rojmab 
The Organian Peace Treaty. Also called 'orghenya' rojmab. (ST reference: The Klingon Dictionary)
'oy' 
tlhIngan Hol word for "pain". (ST reference: The Klingon Dictionary)
'oy'naQ 
The native tlhIngan Hol word for painstik, a weapon used in several important Klingon ceremonies. (SkyBox trading card S32)
'uj 
A Klingon unit of measurement, equal to just under 35 centimeters. (ST reference: Klingon for the Galactic Traveler)

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