Weekdays: Today is jaj wa'.

The traditional Klingon week has six days. When klingons encounter cultures using more days, they name the additional days by numbers. For instance on Earth, Sunday is called jaj wa' = "Day 1".

DaSjaj Monday
povjaj Tuesday
ghItlhjaj Wednesday
loghjaj Thursday
buqjaj Friday
ghInjaj Saturday
lojmItjaj Saturday

The lenghty form (lojmItjaj) is apparently used for formal occasions, although both words are used interchangably. (1)

Puns

Almost all weekdays are based on the song "Lady Madonna" by the Beatles of 1968:

DaSjaj "Monday's child has learned to tie his bootlace" boot = DaS
povjaj "Tuesday afternoon is never ending" perfect = pov
ghItlhjaj "Wednesday morning papers didn't come" manuscript, paper = ghItlh
loghjaj "Thursday night your stockings needed mending" socks = paSlogh
buqjaj "Friday night arrives without a suitcase" bag, pocket = buq

The two words for Saturday are based on the Beatles song "Being for the benefit of Mr. Kite". The line goes "The celebrated Mr. K. performs his feat on Saturday at Bishops Gate."
ghInjaj monastery = ghIn
lojmItjaj door, gate = lojmIt

References

1 : http://www.qephom.de/e/newwords.html List of new Klingon canon words

Category: Vocabulary    Latest edit: 30 Mar 2017, by KlingonTeacher    Created: 09 May 2014 by KlingonTeacher
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