[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: buqjaj

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Feb 1 07:28:23 PST 2021

Klingon Word of the Day for Sunday, January 31, 2021

Klingon word: buqjaj
Part of speech: noun
Definition: Friday
Source: qepHom 2013

DaSjaj buqjaj (je) qubbID maleng 
We travel Monday to Friday. 
We travel between Monday and Friday. (qep’a’ 2019)

DaSjaj buqjaj (je) qubbID maghom 
We meet between Monday and Friday. 
We meet Monday to Friday. (qep’a’ 2019)

rav DaSjaj 'aqroS buqjaj maghom 
We meet between Monday and Friday. 
We meet at some point between Monday and Friday. (qep’a’ 2019)

(Maltz answered at qepHom 2013 [De'vID, 11/2013]):  tlhIngan Hogh jajmey pongmey bIH.  Delpu' malth.  De' vIQay neH:  DaSjaj "Monday", povjaj "Tuesday", ghItlhjaj "Wednesday", loghjaj "Thursday", buqjaj "Friday", lojmItjaj/ghInjaj - "Saturday"  ({lojmItjaj} is used for more formal occasions, but both are used interchangeably otherwise).  For weekdays above six, such as found on alien calendars, they're simply counted starting with {jaj wa'} for the seventh weekday:  {jaj wa'} - Terran 'Sunday' (no analogue on the Klingon calendar);  note that this is consistent with its usage from Star Trek: The Exhibition {jaj cha'} [...]

"All of the weekdays are references to the lyrics of The Beatles' 'Lady Madonna'." (De'vID, 6/28/2018)

Voragh, Ca'Non Master of the Klingons
    Please contribute relevant vocabulary from the last year or two. I’ve fallen 
    behind in updating my files and adding cross-references for related words.  

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