[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: peHghep

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Fri Feb 28 07:23:15 PST 2020

Klingon word: peHghep
Part of speech: noun
Definition: Age of Inclusion

The sixth year of a Klingon's life.  Worf had not yet reached the Age of Inclusion when he was orphaned at Khitomer. (TNG "Heart of Glory")

Later, a young Klingon undergoes the {nentay}, consisting of two parts: the {nentay wa'DIch}, the First Rite of Ascension (which signals the celebrant's willingness to commit to the way of the warrior) performed before the age of thirteen (TNG "Firstborn"), and later the {nentay cha'DIch}, the Second Rite of Ascension (when the celebrant passes through a gauntlet of warriors armed with painstiks) performed at the age of fifteen. (TNG "The Icarus Factor")

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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