S nIS
nis ] / [ nis ]
Klingon letters:
nis
Handwritten:
nis

1. hinder, interfere (with), disrupt

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

Source

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.

Source

The Klingon Dictionary p. 36, 164

More Information

  Regarding definition #1 – hinder, interfere (with), disrupt:
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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Definition of {nIS}
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https://klingon.wiki/Word/NIS
Retrieved 19 Aug 2022

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Latest edit: 30 Mar 2021, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 15 Oct 2019, by KlingonTeacher

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