S jeS
jes ] / [ jes ]
Klingon letters:

1. Jazz

The Klingon Wiki has an article
about loanwords.
word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

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


qepHom Saarbrücken 2016
See new words released at qepHom'a' 2016
The request for this word was: "Jazz (music)"  [note]

Canon examples

laS veghaS HIltonDaq «Hov leng: yIjeSchu'» qaSchoHmo', bIlopqu'meH HIlton yIghoS.
Come celebrate the grand opening of «Star Trek: The Experience» at the Las Vegas Hilton. (Star Trek: The Experience)

tera' vatlh DIS poH cha'maH loS bIyIn jeSlaHpa' Hoch.
Be the first to journey to the 24th century. (Star Trek: The Experience)

2. participate
word type: verb, TKD chapter 4.
intransitive verb: jeS vay'. = Somebody/something participates.


The Klingon Dictionary p. 90

More Information

  Regarding definition #1 – Jazz:
jeS is not a true Klingon noun, only the transcription of the terran music named "Jazz". It usually referred to as jeS QoQ. (qepHom 2016)

  Regarding definition #2 – participate:
The verb jeS (participate) does not take an object. It generally is in a phrase following a phrase saying what the subject of jeS is participating in. All of the following can be translated as "I participate in the qepHom", though the literal meaning of each is distinct:

(qepHom 2016)

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