Klingon

See also: klingon

EnglishEdit

 
Two Klingons

EtymologyEdit

c. 1960s,[1] from the Star Trek franchise, purportedly by Gene Roddenberry, named for Lieutenant Wilbur Clingan of the Los Angeles Police Department

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: klĭng'ŏn, IPA(key): /ˈklɪŋɒn/
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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈklɪŋɑn/, /ˈkliŋɑn/

NounEdit

Klingon (plural Klingons)

  1. (countable) Member of a fictional alien warrior race depicted as having distinctive forehead ridges and a culture based on strict observance of honour, loyalty, and combat.

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Proper nounEdit

Klingon

  1. An artificial language created by Marc Okrand, for the film Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.

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NounEdit

Klingon (uncountable)

  1. Klingon (language)