S HIja'
hi.'jaz ] / [ hi.'jaz ]
Klingon letters:
hijaz
Handwritten:
hijaz

yes, true (answer to yes/no question)

word type: exclamation, TKD chapter 5.5.

Source

The Klingon Dictionary p. 88

Opposite

ghobe' no

More Information

When the word HIja' is interpreted as the prefix HI- you-me plus the verb ja' tell then it literally means "tell me". It is not known whether this is just a coincidence.

The webchannel HIja': The Klingon Language Podcast has chosen their name based on this word play.

See also

luq or lu' yes (as a confirmation)

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Definition of {HIja'}
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https://klingon.wiki/Word/HIja-
Retrieved 27 Mar 2023

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