S lop
lop ] / [ lop ]
Klingon letters:
lop
Handwritten:
lop

1. celebration

word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

plural: lopmey

Source

Klingon for the Galactic Traveler p. 218

Derived and related words

lopno' party, celebration
QI'lop name of a holiday

2. observe, celebrate (a ritual)
word type: verb, TKD chapter 4.
transitive verb: vay' vIlop. = I observe, celebrate (a ritual) something.

Source

Klingon for the Galactic Traveler p. 218
First used in TKW (see list)

Canon examples

yIlop! wa'leS chaq maHegh.
Celebrate! Tomorrow we may die! (TKW p. 153)

'oy'naQ Dalo'be'chugh not nenghep lop puq.
If you don't use the painstick, the child will never celebrate his Age of Ascension. (TKW p. 205)

ja'chuq Dalopchu'. Qang Damoj.
Complete the Rite of Succession to become chancellor. (MKE)

More Information

  Regarding definition #2 – observe, celebrate (a ritual):
From the canon examples, it seems that lop refers to being part of a ceremony, and lopchu' means to complete such a ceremony.

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Latest edit: 14 Apr 2021, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 06 May 2020, by KlingonTeacher

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