S vem
vem ] / [ vem ]
Klingon letters:
vem
Handwritten:
vem

1. print, mark, tracks, trace, image, pattern

word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

plural: vemmey

Source

qepHom Saarbrücken 2015
See new words released at qepHom'a' 2015

Derived and related words

nItlh Su'nIm vem finger print

2. wake up, cease sleeping
word type: verb, TKD chapter 4.
intransitive verb: vem vay'. = Somebody/something wake up, cease sleepings.

Source

The Klingon Dictionary p. 112

Canon examples

bIQongtaHvIS nItlhejchugh targhmey bIvemDI' nItlhej ghIlab ghewmey.
If you sleep with targs, you'll wake up with glob flies. (TKW p. 173)

Derived and related words

vemmoH wake (s.o.) up / light a fire

More Information

  Regarding definition #1 – print, mark, tracks, trace, image, pattern:
The noun vem refers to the image created by profiled thing, like the traces of a tire or a finger.

Backwards

mev stop, cease

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Latest edit: 13 Jul 2021, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 14 Oct 2020, by KlingonTeacher

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