[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: Hay

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue Nov 28 07:14:22 PST 2017

Klingon word: Hay
Part of speech: noun
Definition: area beyond
Source: qep\'a\' 24 [2017]

(qurgh < MO, qep'a' 2017):  ... normally used with a point of reference: beyond X. When asked about "area nearby" Maltz wasn't sure what was being asked and said to make use of the verb {Sum} "be nearby". 

Okrand has earlier used {Daq HopHa'} for "area/place nearby":

  Daq HopHa'Daq qa'chaj nejlI' qotar Qempa'QeH je 
  Not far away, Kotar and his *Qempa'keh*, are in search for their souls. PB

The 23rd century love song "Beyond Antares" begins: "The skies are green and glowing where my heart is..." (sung by Uhura in TOS "The Conscience of the King" & TOS "The Changeling")

Also note the 2016 movie title "Star Trek Beyond".

retlh 		area beside/next to (n)
joj 		area between (n)
chuq 		range, distance (n)

Hop 		be remote, be far (v)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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