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Re: [Tlhingan-hol] Klingon Word of the Day: voq

Steven Boozer (

> Klingon Word of the Day for Sunday, January 11, 2015
> Klingon word: voq
> Part of speech: verb
> Definition: trust, have faith in

Duj tIvoqtaH 
Always trust your instincts. TKD

I trust you. CK

Do you trust me? CK

yIvoq 'ach yI'ol 
Trust, but verify. TKW
 [Russian original: Доверяй, но проверяй!]

yIvoq 'ach lojmItmey yISam 
Trust, but locate the doors. [sic for {tISam}!] TKW
 ["This adage offers the advice:  Even with those who appear to be honorable, ethical, and deserving of trust, one must always be careful." (TKD 186)]

DujlIj yIvoq 
Trust your instincts. TKW

pIj monchugh vay' yIvoqQo' 
Don't trust those who frequently smile. TKW
 [Kor harked back to this expression when he said, referring to the Organian Council of Elders, "I don't trust men who smile too much." (TKW 167; cf. TOS "Errand of Mercy") 

nobmey qembogh yIrIDnganpu''e' yIvoqQo' 
Don't trust Yridians who bring gifts. TKW

Huch nobHa'bogh verenganpu''e' yIvoqQo' 
Don't trust Ferengi who give back money. TKW

TKW 83:  Thus, "You salute the stars" [{Hovmey Davan}] means "I trust you" or "I know you will honor your word. 

KGT 145: "compare {voq}, trust, and {voqbej}, certainly trust)

Har 		believe

voqHa'  	distrust (v) 
nub 		be suspect
pIH 		be suspicious

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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