[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: HIjwI'

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Thu Oct 25 08:16:00 PDT 2018


Klingon word: HIjwI'
Part of speech: noun
Definition: delivery person
Source: 
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In my notes I have the source as "KGT p. 191".  I don't have KGT with me so can someone check this?

Nomen agentis of {HIj} "deliver,  transport goods":

  yIHmey DaHIj'a'?
  ghobe', yIHmey vIHIjbe'.
  Are you transporting tribbles? 
  No, I'm not transporting tribbles. (CK)

  rura' pente'Daq Soj, Doch, <luch?> vIqIch.
  We is condemning food... things and supplies to Rura Penthe. (sic!) (ST6)

[I believe that this was intentional for {vIHIj}:  Uhura's Klingon was a bit rusty, after all.  IIRC correctly the Morskan guard chuckled at this mistake.]

SEE:
HIjmeH chaw' 	stamp (n) TNK
'oSwI' 		emissary (n)
Duy 		agent, emissary (n)

SEE ALSO:
qeng 		carry, convey (v)
Qay 		transfer (v)
lup 		transport [people only?] (v)
Hev 		receive (v)
'oS  		represent (v)

TREK TRIVIA:
  Klaang was an official courier delivering important information to the Klingon High Council when he was attacked by Suliban agents on Earth and shot by a farmer in Broken Bow, Oklahoma. The brand-new Enterprise's first mission was to return him to Kronos. (ENT "Broken Bow")

--
Voragh
Ca'Non Master of the Klingons




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