[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: boqHa''egh

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Oct 21 08:28:30 PDT 2019

Klingon word: boqHa''egh
Part of speech: verb
Definition: used in math for division
Source: HQ:v9n3p10

boqHa''egh  	dis-ally from oneself, dissociate from oneself (v)

6 ÷ 3 = 2  
wejlogh boqHa''egh jav; chen cha'
"three times, six dissociates from itself, two forms" (HQ 9.3)

(HQ 9.3): Reversing the dividend and the divisor changes the equation.  {javlogh boqHa''egh wej} would be 3 ÷ 6 and the answer would be a fraction

boq  		ally with,  form an alliance with (used for addition) (v) 
boqHa'  	dis-ally,  dissociate from (used for subtraction) (v)
boq'egh  	ally with oneself(used for multiplication) (v)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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