[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: Hech

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Dec 16 12:03:25 PST 2019

Klingon Word of the Day for Friday, December 13, 2019

Klingon word: Hech
Part of speech: verb
Definition: intend, mean to

Hem tlhIngan Segh 'ej maHemtaH 'e' wIHech 
Klingons are a proud race, and we intend to go on being proud. TKW

Ha'DIbaH DaSop 'e' DaHechbe'chugh yIHoHQo' 
Do not kill an animal unless you intend to eat it. TKW

As used in DISCOVERY (non-canon):

tlhIngan maHtaH 'e' wIHech 
We intend to remain Klingon. (DSC Netflix poster in Germany)

He Hechlu'bogh ghoSlI' Hoch. 
All is as it is meant to be. (DSC "The Vulcan Hello")

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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