S ta' Hol
taz hol ] / [ taz hol ]
Klingon letters:
taz hol
Handwritten:
taz hol

emperor's language

word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

plural: ta' Holmey
This noun is made of the parts ta' and Hol.

Source

Klingon for the Galactic Traveler p. 182

More Information

ta' Hol is "the standard version of modern Klingon" spoken by the current emperor. (KGT, p. 182)

Regardless of the leader's title, the leader's way of speaking is still considered the best. The term used for the standard dialect, however, harks back to the Emperors: ta' tlhIngan Hol (literally, "the Emperor's Klingon"), often shortened to ta' Hol ("Emperor's language"). It is appropriate to use these terms regardless of the official title of the leader of the Empire. (KGT, p. 15)

The current standard way of speaking, the ta' Hol, is the variety of Klingon associated with the First City on Kronos, and this is the form of the language taught to most non-Klingons, as if there were no other way to speak. (KGT, p. 15)

Because the dialect of the First City is the standard dialect, the ta' Hol, it is both customary and convenient to compare other dialects to it rather than to each other. This practice is retained in the discussions below. (KGT, p. 18)

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Definition of {ta' Hol}
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Latest edit: 08 Sep 2019, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 08 Sep 2019, by KlingonTeacher

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