[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: Hov

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Thu Sep 6 08:13:52 PDT 2018

Klingon word: Hov
Part of speech: noun
Definition: star

Hov ghajbe'bogh ram rur pegh ghajbe'bogh jaj 
A day without secrets is like a night without stars. PK

jIjatlhpa' jatlh Hovmey 
The stars will talk before I will. PK

Dejpu'bogh Hov rur qablIj 
Your face looks like a collapsed star! PK

Hovmey Davan 
You salute the stars. TKW

ghIq chalDaq HovDaq SIq qeylIS 'ej jatlh pa' DaqHomvetlh wovDaq HInej 
[Then Kahless pointed to a star in the sky and said, "Look for me there... on that point of light".] 
(illustration seen in pIqaD on monitor in DSC announcement by Lieven, 8/2017)

(KGT 204):  {Hov} refers to the same celestial object as star

Hov leng   	Star Trek (n)
HovpoH  	stardate (n)
Hovtay'  	star system (n)

'ejDo'  		starship (n) [Federation only?]
'ejyo'waw'  	starbase (n) [Federation only?]

jul 		sun
puyjaq 		nova
luSpet 		black hole
DujtlhuQ 	star (shape),  star shaped polygon (n)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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