S no' bov
noz bov ] / [ noz bov ]
Klingon letters:
noz bov
Handwritten:
noz bov

ancestors' era

word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

This is a mass noun, so it has no plural.
This noun is made of the parts no' and bov.

Source

qepHom Saarbrücken 2019
See new words released at qepHom'a' 2019

More Information

Lieven L. Litaer:
In Terran paleontology, we speak about "jurrassic" period, "mesozoic" period and so on. Is there a Klingon time period that has a name, or how should one refer to such a time period "millions of years ago"?

Marc Okrand:
bov tIQ "ancient era" could be used for this. A more recent time (though still long ago) is no' bov "ancestors' era." Maltz didn't know scientific words similar to "mesozoic" and the like, though he was sure such words exist.

(qepHom 2019)

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Definition of {no' bov}
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Retrieved 28 Nov 2022

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Latest edit: 08 Mar 2021, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 08 Mar 2021, by KlingonTeacher

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