hus ] / [ hus ]
Klingon letters:

1. Huss

word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

This word is a name so does not have a plural form.


Klingon for the Galactic Traveler p. 197

Canon examples

HuS 'atrom puqbe'
Huss, daughter of A'trom. (KGT p. 197)

2. hang
word type: verb, TKD chapter 4.
transitive verb: vay' vIHuS. = I hang something.


The Klingon Dictionary p. 89

More Information

HuS takes an object. If your shoes are hanging on a wall it's because somebody hung them there. HuS is not used to mean "lynch" or "execute by hanging." That's a different word: jIb. (Maltz thought maybe an early form of torture or execution was hanging people by their hair, but he wasn't totally sure about this and may have just been reacting to the homophony.)

And there's another word: tlhep "be suspended, be dangling." Use HuS if, for example, you hang your coat on a hook on the wall or hang sheets on a clothesline to dry. But if, say, you see a spider dangling at the bottom of one of those silk threads that spiders extrude, use tlhep. Or if you see a pair of shoes tied together by the laces and, for whatever reason, they're hanging by the tied-together laces from an overhead power wire, use tlhep.

(Marc Okrand to Lieven L. Litaer talking about the Hamletmachine, November 2019)

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