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

Steven Boozer (

> Klingon Word of the Day for Sunday, May 10, 2015
> Klingon word: laj
> Part of speech: verb
> Definition: accept

to'baj 'uS lughoDlu'bogh tIlaj 
Accept these stuffed tobbaj legs! PK

I'm honored to accept! (TNG "A Matter of Honor")

jIlajneS. ghIj qet jaghmeyjaj 
I accept. May your enemies run with fear." (TKW p.65)
 [This is the traditional acceptance upon being asked to serve as someone's cha'DIch.]

beq may' ta vIlajpu' 
I have accepted the crew's record of battle. KGT

ghopDu'wIjDaq yInmeyraj vIlaj 
I accept your lives into my hands. KGT

FYI: "I have accepted discommendation." (Worf, TNG "Reunion")
 [Is this the Klingon idiom which Worf translated literally into Standard?]

laj  		acceptance (n)
lajQo'  	reject (v)

Hev 		receive (v)
tlhap 	take (v)
nge' 		take away (v)
yaH 		be taken away (v)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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