S naH
nah ] / [ nah ]
Klingon letters:
nah
Handwritten:
nah

1. vegetable, fruit

word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

plural: naHmey

Source

Addendum of The Klingon Dictionary p. 183
This is one of the words that was released in the 1990 issue of veS QonoS.

Derived and related words

naH jajmey vegetable days
naH taj fruit knife
naH tlhab wild fruit, vegetable
naHjej thistle
naHlet nut
naHlet yub nut shell
naHnagh pit (of fruit)
Du' naH produce
qaq naH watermelon

All Terran fruits and vegetables carry the word naH in their name, so that a non-Terran speaker would recognize what is talked about. This is in parallel to English words of alien things, such as "vinova beans".

banan naH banana
menggho' naH mango
pIlam naH plum
ghIrep naH grapes
per naH pears
raSber naH raspberry
Sutra'ber naH strawberry
tomat naH tomatoes
'epIl naH apple

2. be hostile, malicious, unfriendly, antagonistic
word type: verb used as adjective, TKD chapter 4.4.
Quality verbs are intransitive by nature.

Source

qepHom Saarbrücken 2013
First used in Star Trek Into Darkness (see list)
See new words released at qepHom'a' 2013

Canon examples

ghach jIvvo' naH. DaH pIghvamDaq So''eghtaH.
There is a criminal hiding in these ruins. (Star Trek Into Darkness)

Backwards

Han be learned, scholarly, erudite

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Definition of {naH}
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Latest edit: 06 Aug 2021, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 19 Nov 2019, by KlingonTeacher

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