S qeylIS
ké.lis ] / [ ké.lis ]
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about Kahless.
word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

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


Klingon for the Galactic Traveler p. 224

Canon examples

qeylIS'e' lIjlaHbe'bogh vay'
Kahless, the unforgettable (SB #8)

qeylIS mInDu'
eyes of Kahless (a game) (KCD)

Expanded examples

ghIq chalDaq HovDaq SIq qeylIS 'ej jatlh pa' DaqHomvetlh wovDaq HInej
Then Kahless pointed to a star in the sky and said, "Look for me there... on that point of light".
(Phrase written in pIqaD on the sarcophagus plinth in ep. 1.01 of Star Trek: Discovery.)

More Information

Kahless is the most important person in Klingon mythology, the founder of the Klingon Empire based on honor.

The name appeared in the KGT word list under qeylIS betleH.

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Latest edit: 02 Nov 2020, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 14 Dec 2017, by KlingonTeacher

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