Verb Suffixes

Verb suffixes are attached to verbs only.(1)

Verb Suffix types

There are ten suffix types for verbs. Their order must be followed and cannot be changed. There is one extra type called Rover, which can go at different places depending on its meaning.

Type Sort Suffixes
1 Oneself/one another -chuq, -'egh
2 Volition/predisposition -nIS, -qang, -rup, -beH, -vIp
3 Change -choH, -qa'
4 Cause -moH
5 Indefinite subject/ability -lu', -laH
6 Qualification -chu', -bej, -ba', -law'
7 Aspect -pu', -ta', -taH, -lI'
8 Honorific -neS
9 Syntactic markers -DI', -chugh, -pa', -vIS, -mo', -bogh, -meH, -'a', -jaj, -wI', -ghach
R Rovers -Ha', -Qo', -be', -qu'

See also


1 : The Klingon Dictionary p. 35

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