S ngaQHa'moH
faq.'haz.moh ] / [ faq.'haz.moh ]
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1. unlock

word type: verb, TKD chapter 4.
transitive verb: vay' vIngaQHa'moH. = I unlock something.
This verb is made of the parts ngaQHa' and moH.


This word does not appear as such in canon. It is derived from another word.

Derived and related words

ngaQHa'moHwI' key


ngaQmoH lock

2. sign in, log in
word type: verb, TKD chapter 4.
transitive verb: vay' vIngaQHa'moH. = I sign in, log in something.


boQwI' app terms, 2018


ngaQmoH sign out, log out

More Information

  Regarding definition #2 – sign out, log out:
For the Netflix stuff connected with "Discovery," the word mab "agreement, treaty, contract" was used for "account," so I'd stick with that.

It follows that "register for" or "sign up for" (an account) would be qI' "sign [a treaty]." So "register for an account" is mab qI'.

Maltz says "sign/log in" is ngaQHa'moH (and "sign out" is ngaQmoH). People say mab ngaQmoH and so on, but this is a special formation, special argot, frozen form. Maltz said he thinks this may have been shortened from an earlier way to say it, something like mab Hung lojmIt ngaQmoH.

To "sign up" for an event is something else. That would be jeS 'e' Sap "volunteer to participate" (even if the signing up isn't all that voluntary). You'd say the same thing for signing up for something in advance and for deciding on the spot to participate in an event that's ongoing or about to start.

(boQwI' app terms)

See also

meSHa' decrypt

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