S 'Iw HIq
zī hik ] / [ zī hik ]
Klingon letters:
ziw hik
ziw hik


word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

This is a mass noun, so it has no plural.
This noun is made of the parts 'Iw and HIq.


Klingon for the Galactic Traveler p. 95

Canon examples

maqoch 'Iw HIq yItlhutlh
Pal, drink the bloodwine. (KGT p. 202)

latlh HIvje'Daq 'Iw HIq bIr yIqang!
Pour the cold bloodwine into another glass!
Idiom meaning "I don't believe you; maybe someone else will" (KGT p. 118)

Derived and related words

reghuluS 'Iw HIq Regulan bloodwine

More Information

In KGT p. 95, it is said that bloodwine ('Iw HIq) is best served at body temperature, i.e. porgh Hat.

See ➞ bloodwine article at Memory Alpha, the wiki for canon Star Trek.

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