S ngaQmoH
'faq.moh ] / [ 'faq.moh ]
Klingon letters:

1. lock, secure

word type: verb, TKD chapter 4.
transitive verb: vay' vIngaQmoH. = I lock, secure something.
This verb is made of the parts ngaQ and moH.


Star Trek: Enterprise ep. 4.15

Canon examples

Secure him. (Star Trek: Enterprise ep. 4.15)

Derived and related words

ngaQHa'moHwI' key


ngaQHa'moH unlock

2. sign out, log out
word type: verb, TKD chapter 4.
transitive verb: vay' vIngaQmoH. = I sign out, log out something.


boQwI' app terms, 2018


ngaQHa'moH sign in, log in

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)

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