S vay
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Klingon letters:
vay
Handwritten:
vay

fight, battle (midlevel ferocity)

word type: verb, TKD chapter 4.
transitive verb: vay' vIvay. = I fight, battle (midlevel ferocity) something.

Source

Klingon for the Galactic Traveler p. 229

More Information

Aside of the general term Suv, there are several verb with different levels of ferocity. From low to high, these are Qor (like shadowboxing), tlhaS, vay, lul, Hargh (close to Armageddon). (KGT p. 47)

vay is also the pronunciation (not the name) of the letter v. (Marc Okrand at qep'a' 2009, see Alphabet)

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Latest edit: 25 Jun 2020, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 25 Jun 2020, by KlingonTeacher

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