S jab
jab ] / [ jab ]
Klingon letters:
jab
Handwritten:
jab

serve (food)

word type: verb, TKD chapter 4.
transitive verb: vay' vIjab. = I serve (food) something.

Source

The Klingon Dictionary p. 90

Canon examples

HIq qIj reghuluS 'Iw HIq ghap jab.
They serve black ale, or Regulan bloodwine. (CK)

tera'nganvaD romuluS HIq jabQo'. HoSghajqu'.
They won't serve Romulan ale to Terrans, too potent. (CK)

Derived and related words

jabwI' waiter

More Information

These two examples show that object of jab is the thing (food, drink) being served. The recipient of the served thing is marked with type 5 noun suffix -Daq.

Backwards

baj earn, deserve

See also

tebwI' food server

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