Diplomatic Implausibility

Diplomatic Implausibility
Diplomatic Implausibility is a 2001 novel written by Keith R.A. DeCandido (ISBN 9780671785543).

Klingon words

Marc Okrand has vetted several words for this novel, that's why these are all considered as canon. The glossary in the back of the novel defines the following words. Only new words are shown here.

Klingon Translation Definition in the glossary of the book First appearance on screen
gha'poq grapok sauce Condiment, often used to bring out the flavor in gagh or racht. "Sons and Daughters" (DSN)
ghISnar Grishnar cat Small animal, apparently not a very vicious one, though with perhaps a predilection for trying to sound fiercer than it actually is. "The Way of the Warrior" (DSN)
ghojmoHwI' teacher, mentor
HuDyuQ A mountainous planet The name derives from the words meaning "mountain" and "planet." only in novel
jeghpu'wI' Conquered people more than slaves, less than citizens, this status is given to occupants of worlds conquered by the Klingon Empire. only in novel
Qa'Da' krada legs Food made from the extremities of a krada. "The Sound of Her Voice" (DSN)
ma'to'vor Mauk-to'Vor A death ritual that allows one who has lost honor to die well and go to Sto-Vo-Kor by being honorably killed by a House-mate or someone equally close. "Sons of Mogh" (DSN)
mong'em maneuver A parry where you thrust a sword or other edged weapon behind your neck in order to block an attack from the rear. only in novel
qamchIy Qam-Chee According to legend, an ancient village on Qo'noS where Kahless and Lukara fought a great battle, a major component of their courtship. "Looking for par'Mach in All the Wrong Places" (DSN)
ramjep a bird Avian life-form indigenous to Qo'noS that only comes out in the dark. Name literally means "midnight." only in novel
Suto'vo'qor Sto-Vo-Kor The afterlife for the honored dead, where all true warriors go after they die to fight an eternal battle. The closest Klingon equivalent to heaven. "Rightful Heir" (TNG)
taD (name) An ice-covered colony planet. The word literally means "frozen." only in novel
tIqleH tik'leth An edged weapon, similar to an Earth longsword. "Reunion" (TNG)
tay'ghoqor Ty'Gokor A planet where the induction into the Order of the Bat'leth takes place. "Apocalypse Rising" (DSN)

See also

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