S jat
jat ] / [ jat ]
Klingon letters:
jat
Handwritten:
jat

1. tongue

word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

plural: jatDu' (body parts)

Source

The Klingon Dictionary p. 90

Canon examples

jat Hol jatlh.
He/she speaks gibberish.

Expanded examples

The KLI has a collection of poems entitled jatmey.

2. speak incoherently, mumble (slang)
The Klingon Wiki has an article
about the Ruk'evet dialect.
word type: verb, TKD chapter 4. , slang usage, KGT, chapter 5.2.
intransitive verb: jat vay'. = Somebody/something speak incoherently, mumbles.

Source

Klingon for the Galactic Traveler p. 30, 217

3. be clumsy (regional)
word type: verb used as adjective, TKD chapter 4.4.
Quality verbs are intransitive by nature.

Source

Klingon for the Galactic Traveler p. 30

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Definition of {jat}
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http://klingon.wiki/Word/Jat
Retrieved 12 Aug 2022

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Latest edit: 12 Sep 2019, by WikiAdmin
Created: 04 Sep 2019, by KlingonTeacher

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