S lIn
lin ] / [ lin ]
Klingon letters:
lin
Handwritten:
lin

1. share

word type: verb, TKD chapter 4.
transitive verb: vay' vIlIn. = I share something.

Source

qepHom Saarbrücken 2016
See new words released at qepHom'a' 2016

Derived and related words

lInchuq have a physical relationship

2. go/be online (connect to computer network)
word type: verb, TKD chapter 4.
transitive verb: vay' vIlIn. = I go/be online (connect to computer network) something.

Source

boQwI' app terms 2018

More Information

  Regarding definition #1 – share:
There are two words for "share." When A shares something (C) with B, the verb to use is bon ("share with") and the construction is B-vaD C bon A (with appropriate verb prefixes depending on what A and C are). In this case, C belongs to or is controlled by A and A chooses to share it with B.

When A and B share something with each other (share some gagh, say), the verb to use is lIn ("share") and the construction is C lulIn A B je (or C lIn A B je if C is plural, and, again, with appropriate verb prefixes). In this case, the speaker is noncommittal about whether A or B is the one who decided to do the sharing with the other.

  Regarding definition #2 – go/be online (connect to computer network):
When a computer (computer system) is "online," it's said to be "sharing," so make use of lIn. ("Offline," then, would make use of lInHa'.)

boQwI' app terms 2018

Backwards

nIl be grassy, verdant

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Definition of {lIn}
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Retrieved 07 Dec 2022

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Latest edit: 31 May 2021, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 19 Oct 2020, by KlingonTeacher

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