S gho'lIv
'goz.liv ] / [ 'goz.liv ]
Klingon letters:
gozliv
Handwritten:
gozliv

golf (game)

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word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

This word is a name so does not have a plural form.

Source

qep'a' 2022
See new words released at qep'a' 29
The request for this word was: "golf: competitive game whose players propel an object into each of a series of goal-zones in the minimum number of strokes"  [note]

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There is also a somewhat similar Klingon game called cha'DaSvI'. Maltz wasn't clear on the rules, though he said that, like golf, it involves precisely aiming a projectile. For the Terran game, the loanword gho'lIv is most common. Maltz thought Terran golf was far too tame to be referred to as tera' cha'DaSvI'. (qep'a' 2022)

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