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Alphabetical list of Klingonese glossary
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tlhIngan Hol term for individuals of the Talarian species. (ST reference: Klingon for the Galactic Traveler)
tlhIngan Hol word which literally translates as "filler". It is used to refer to an employee at a Do Qe' who fills the client's 'elpI' ("platter") at the counter, as opposed to a jabwI', who waits tables. (ST reference: Klingon for the Galactic Traveler)
tlhIngan Hol term referring to individuals of the Tellarite species. (STO novel: The Needs of the Many)
tlhIngan Hol term meaning "space station". (ST reference: The Klingon Dictionary)
tlhIngan Hol term for Terran, or human. (TOS novel: First Frontier; TOS movie: The Final Frontier; ST reference: The Klingon Dictionary; STO novel: The Needs of the Many)
The alternative spelling terangan has been used in some novels. However, Klingon language resources such as The Klingon Dictionary and Klingon for the Galactic Traveler consistently spell tera'ngan with an apostrophe in the middle.
tlhIngan Hol term meaning roughly "custom" or "the way things are done"; an aspect of Klingon "honor". (ST novel: Klingon)
tlhIngan Hol word, also anglicized as t'gla, which is used as an insult against somebody who behaves mindlessly or foolishly. (ST reference: Klingon for the Galactic Traveler; DS9 episode: "Invasive Procedures")
tlhIngan Hol noun originally meaning "spear shaft", though in the 24th century it was also used to mean "ray" or "energy beam", for example in nISwI' tIH ("disruptor beam"). It is one of several words pertaining to spears which are also used to describe aspects of modern weaponry. (ST reference: Klingon for the Galactic Traveler)
tlhIngan Hol term referring to a servant. (TLE novel: Excelsior: Forged in Fire, ST reference: The Klingon Dictionary)
tlhIngan Hol word for "house" or "dynasty". It is commonly heard in full names, such as wo'rIv mogh puqloD martaq tuq (Worf, son of Mogh, of the House of Martok). It is sometimes referred to as qorDu' tuq ("family house"), particularly in the Krotmag dialect. (ST reference: Klingon for the Galactic Traveler)
This word is never used to refer to a physical house or abode. For this, one can instead use the words juH ("home") or qach ("building"), or the compound juH qach ("home building"). (ST reference: The Klingon Dictionary, ST reference: Talk Now! Learn Klingon)
An archaic tlhIngan Hol word for a cup made from metal. In the 24th century, it was used by upper-class Klingons to mean "teacup", instead of the more common term, which is Dargh HIvje'. (ST reference: Klingon for the Galactic Traveler)


tlhIngan Hol 
Literally translated, "Klingon language". One of the common languages of the Klingon civilization. The official dialect is called ta' tlhIngan Hol, meaning "the Emperor's Klingon language", or ta' Hol for short. (ST references: The Klingon Dictionary, Klingon for the Galactic Traveler)
tlhIngan maH 
tlhIngan Hol invocation, literally "we are Klingons". (STO novel: The Needs of the Many)
tlhIngan Hol term best translated from Klingonese as "Klingon-ness". (TLE novel: The Art of the Impossible)

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