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Re: [Tlhingan-hol] Klingon Word of the Day: lo'laH

Steven Boozer (

> Klingon Word of the Day for Monday, February 02, 2015
> Klingon word: lo'laH
> Part of speech: verb
> Definition: be valuable

st.k (11/1997):  It is a simple verb in its own right (though it's an unusual two-syllable one), not the verb {lo'} "use" plus Type 5 suffix {-laH} "can". It is likely that there is some sort of historical connection to the verb + suffix form, but, if so, it is just that--historical."

They are useless to me. 
I cannot use them. TKD

leghlaHchu'be'chugh mIn lo'laHbe' taj jej 
A sharp knife is nothing without a sharp eye. TKW

lo'laHbe'; chetvI' chIm rur 
worthless as an empty torpedo tube KGT

lo'laHbe'  		be worthless (v)
lo'laHbe'ghach  		worthlessness (n)
lo'laHghach  		value (n)
Qej 				[cherish, hold dear, regard as precious?] (v)

lI' 				be useful (v)
lI'be' 			be useless (v)

wagh 				be expensive (v)
qutlh 			be cheap (v)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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