S roS
ros ] / [ ros ]
Klingon letters:
ros
Handwritten:
ros

1. lick

word type: verb, TKD chapter 4.
transitive verb: vay' vIroS. = I lick something.

Source

Klingon for the Galactic Traveler p. 226

Derived and related words

[[roS][Be-][be']] "does not lick": Slang expression for "be horny". See qIS for more information.

2. use the third toe
word type: verb, TKD chapter 4.
transitive verb: vay' vIroS. = I use the third toe something.

Source

HolQeD vol. 10 issue 2, June 2001
view text of that issue

Derived and related words

roSwI' third toe

3. [unknown: be agile]
word type: verb used as adjective, TKD chapter 4.4.
Quality verbs are intransitive by nature.

Source

This word does not appear as such in canon. It is derived from another word.

Questions about this word

This verb is not defined, but appears in roSHa'moH, so it could mean something like being agile or moving. Maltz was asked about this at qepHom 2019 but refused to answer.
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Definition of {roS}
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Retrieved 05 Dec 2022

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Latest edit: 01 Aug 2022, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 18 Jun 2020, by KlingonTeacher

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