S nItlh
nix ] / [ nix ]
Klingon letters:
nix
Handwritten:
nix

finger

word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

plural: nItlhDu' (body parts)

Source

The Klingon Dictionary p. 96

Derived and related words

nItlh gheb trumpet
nItlh naQ pigment stick (slang)
nItlh Su'nIm fingerprint
nItlh 'echlet keyboard
nItlhpach fingernail

More Information

nItlh refers to "finger" in general. These are the names for the fingers:
rIlwI' thumb, usually a child's thumb
SenwI' thumb, usually an adult's thumb
SIqwI' index, first, pointer finger
qaywI' middle finger
qewwI' ring finger
qanwI' pinky finger

Each verb that is base of the -wI' noun can be used in the meaning "use the ... finger". Some of the verbs have an additional meaning, e.g. pointing with the pinky at a person means that the speakers think the pointed person is old, based on the meaning of the verb qan be old.

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Latest edit: 20 Oct 2020, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 08 Sep 2020, by KlingonTeacher

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