IPA: nis ] Phoneticnis ]


1. hinder, interfere (with), disrupt

word type: verb, TKD chapter 4.
transitive verb: vay' vInIS. = I hinder, interfere (with), disrupt something.


The Klingon Dictionary p. 96

Expanded examples

rav nIS QIbwIj
My shadow is visible on the floor.

Derived and related words

nISwI' disruptor

2. need
word type: Type 2 verb suffix, TKD chapter 4.2.2.


The Klingon Dictionary p. 36, 164

More Information

for "cast/throw/make (a shadow)" QIb "shadow" would be the subject [of the verb nIS]. The object, if specified, would be the surface onto which the shadow is cast. (qep'a' 2020)

See also

Suj disturb
qagh interrupt

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