S qaS
kas ] / [ kas ]
Klingon letters:
kas
Handwritten:
kas

occur, happen

word type: verb, TKD chapter 4.
intransitive verb: qaS vay'. = Somebody/something occur, happens.

Source

The Klingon Dictionary p. 101
First used in Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (see list)

Canon examples

meH, naDev qaS wanI' ramqu'.
Bridge, nothing happening here. (Kruge in Star Trek III: The Search for Spock)

qaStaH nuq jay'?
What the #$*@ is happening? (TKD p. 177)

Derived and related words

The construction qaStaHvIS is used very often in constructions with the meaning of "during".

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Definition of {qaS}
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Latest edit: 28 Sep 2020, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 13 Sep 2019, by KlingonTeacher

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