S loD
lod ] / [ lod ]
Klingon letters:
lod
Handwritten:
lod

male, man

word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

plural: loDpu' (beings capable of language)

Source

The Klingon Dictionary p. 92

Canon examples

qaStaHvIS wa' ram loSSaD Hugh SIjlaH qetbogh loD.
Four thousand throats may be cut in one night by a running man. (TKW p. 127)

Derived and related words

loDHom boy
loDnal husband
loDnI' brother
lorloD cousin, nephew
tey'loD cousin, nephew
puqloD son
puqnI'loD grandson

More Information

In Klingon, a be' is a female of any age and a loD is a male of any age. To specifically refer to a younger one of these, add -Hom. You probably wouldn't use -Hom for anyone past the Age of Ascension, but whatever other usage patterns there may be are subtle and murky. In general, if you're not talking about children (however defined), stick with be' and loD. (qepHom 2021)

Backwards

Dol entity, whole

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Latest edit: 08 Mar 2022, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 25 Aug 2020, by KlingonTeacher

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