S nI'
niz ] / [ niz ]
Klingon letters:
niz
Handwritten:
niz

be long, lengthy (duration)

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

Source

The Klingon Dictionary p. 96

Canon examples

as an verb:

nI'be' yInmaj 'ach wovqu'
Our lives are not long, but bright. (Warriors' Anthem)

nI' DaHjaj.
Today is long. (Usenet 6/29/1997)

nI' vam.
This day is long. (Usenet 6/29/1997)

nI' ram.
The night is long. (KGT p. 120)

as an adjective:

poH nI'
a long time (KGT p. 121)

yIn nI' yISIQ 'ej yIchep.
Live long and prosper (Radio Times)

Qobbogh may' nI' long and dangerous battle (paq'batlh)

Opposite

ngaj be short

More Information

Drinking songs are always sung loudly [...] and they tend to be rather lengthy (nI') and, from a non-Klingon perspective, repetitive.

(KGT p. 78)

The idiomatic expression for "a long time" is wa'maH cha' pemmey wa'maH cha' rammey je. "twelve days and twelve nights". (KGT p. 121)

Backwards

'In bell

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Definition of {nI'}
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https://klingon.wiki/Word/NI-
Retrieved 19 Aug 2022

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Latest edit: 02 Jul 2021, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 08 Sep 2020, by KlingonTeacher

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