S law'
lauz ] / [ lauz ]
Klingon letters:
lawz
Handwritten:
lawz

1. be many

word type: verb used as adjective, TKD chapter 4.4.
Quality verbs are intransitive by nature.

Source

The Klingon Dictionary p. 92

Canon examples

As an adjective:
Dujmey law' chIjpu'
has navigated many ships

Dujmey law' DachIjpu'
You have navigated many ships.

idiomatic expression: "be experienced." (KGT p. 115)

As part of the law'/puS construction:
tlhutlhmeH HIq ngeb qaq law' bIQ qaq puS.
Drinking fake ale is better than drinking water. (TKW p. 35)

Opposite

puS be few

2. seemingly, apparently
word type: Type 6 verb suffix, TKD chapter 4.2.6.

Source

The Klingon Dictionary p. 40

Canon examples

ghu'maj Dayajbe'law', Sa'.
You don't seem to understand our situation, General.
(Azetbur in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country)

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