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Alphabetical list of Klingonese glossary
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naDev 
tlhIngan Hol word meaning "here" or "hereabout". (TNG novel: The Eyes of the Beholders , DS9 video game: Crossroads of Time)
naDHa'ghach 
Discommendation, a Klingon form of punishment which strips the discommended of all rank and honor, making them a social pariah. The revocation of this punishment is called naDqa'ghach, or "re-commendation". (TNG episode: "Sins of the Father", tlhIngan Hol reference: The Klingon Dictionary)
nagh 
tlhIngan Hol word, analogous to "guts" or "nerve" in Federation Standard. It also means "stone". (TOS novel: In the Name of Honor)
nentay 
The Rite of Ascension, an important rite of passage in Klingon culture. (TNG episode: "The Icarus Factor", tlhIngan Hol reference: The Klingon Dictionary)
nIbpoH 
tlhIngan Hol term for event similarity phenomena-roughly equivalent to déjà vu, in the French language. (TNG episode: "Cause and Effect"; ST reference: Klingon for the Galactic Traveler)
nuch 
tlhIngan Hol word meaning "coward". The plural form is nuchpu'. (ST reference: The Klingon Dictionary; ST novel: Dark Passions)
nugh tlhegh 
tlhIngan Hol phrase, referring to something similar to "law" or "legality". It translates to "rope of society." The tlhIngan Hol word for an individual law or the concept of law is chut. (ST novel: Klingon, ST reference: The Klingon Dictionary)
nuqneH 
tlhIngan Hol phrase, meaning roughly "What do you want?". Though not a greeting, it is often cited as the closest thing tlhIngan Hol has to a word for "Hello". (ST reference: Conversational Klingon)
novuric 
Klingonaase word meaning "warbringer". See also IKS Novuric. (FASA RPG module: Termination: 1456)
no' Hol 
Literally meaning "ancestors' language", this tlhIngan Hol term is used to describe archaic Klingon languages. no' Hol is commonly heard during classical operas or age-old ceremonies such as the Rite of Succession. (tlhIngan Hol reference: Klingon for the Galactic Traveler)

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In Romanized tlhIngan Hol, the digraph ng is used to represent a single Klingon letter, and is thus treated separately from the letter n.
ngan 
tlhIngan Hol word meaning "inhabitant". This syllable is commonly found in the Klingon names for various species, such as tlhIngan ("Klingon"), tera'ngan ("Terran"), qarDaSngan ("Cardassian") and vulqangan ("Vulcan").
ngay' 
tlhIngan Hol word for "glory". (ST board game: Monopoly: Klingon Edition)
ngoQDe' 
tlhIngan Hol word for "encoded message". (TOS movie: Star Trek V: The Final Frontier)
ngup'a' 
A tlhIngan Hol name for the Dominion. It literally translates as "the great cape", with capes being a symbol of power and authority in Klingon culture. (tlhIngan Hol reference: Klingon for the Galactic Traveler, ST board game: Monopoly: Klingon Edition)

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