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Re: [Tlhingan-hol] Klingon Word of the Day: jey

Steven Boozer (

> Klingon Word of the Day for Thursday, September 03, 2015
> Klingon word: jey
> Part of speech: verb
> Definition: defeat

I defeat you. KLS

jagh DajeymeH nIteb yISuvrup 
To defeat the enemy, be ready to fight alone. PK

qIrq vIjeylaHchugh... 
If I could defeat Kirk... ST5

Dujeychugh jagh nIv yItuHQo' 
There is nothing shameful in falling before a superior enemy.
 ("If a superior enemy defeats you, don't be ashamed"). TKW

romuluS yo' wIjeyta' 
We've defeated the Romulan fleet. KGT

Dujey DIvI' Duj 
Lose battle to Federation ship. MKE

"Today we conquer. If some day we are defeated, well, war has its fortunes good and bad." (Kor, TOS "Errand of Mercy")

"A Klingon may not be good at accepting defeat, but he knows all about taking risks." (Picard, TNG "Ethics")

jegh  		surrender (v)
chargh 		conquer, vanquish (v)
SuD  			gamble, take a chance/risk (v)

Doghjey  		unconditional surrender (n)
yay 			victory (n)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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