S yIn
yin ] / [ yin ]
Klingon letters:
yin
Handwritten:
yin

1. life

word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

plural: yInmey

Source

The Klingon Dictionary p. 114

Canon examples

ghopDu'wIjDaq yInmeyraj vIlaj.
I accept your lives into my hands. (KGT p. 184)

yIn DayajmeH 'oy' yISIQ.
To understand life, endure pain. (TKW p. 43)

yIn nI' yISIQ 'ej yIchep.
Live long and prosper! (Radio Times)

tlhIngan yIn DayIn.
dedication in Roger Cheesbro's KGT (discussed in HolQeD, vol. 7 issue 4, December 1998)

batlh potlh law' yIn potlh puS
Honor is more important than life. (TKW)

yoq yIn yuQ 'oH Qo'noS'e'. yInSIp voQSIp je ngaS muDDaj.
Qo'noS is a class-M planet with an oxygen/nitrogen atmosphere. SB 27

nI'be' yInmaj 'ach wovqu'
Our lives burn short and bright. (Anthem)

naDev Sughompu' yIn lutDaj'e' Hegh lutDaj'e' je.
[translation missing] (paq'batlh)

vaj ruS cher 'Iw rap cha' ghot HoS rap cha' ghot vuD chen yIn ruS
So the bond was sealed in blood of two equal in body and thought, the bond of life. (paq'batlh)

Derived and related words

yInSIp oxygen
yIn 'eSqa' environmental suit
yInroH life signs
yoq yIn yuQ class-M planet

Opposite

Hegh death

2. live
word type: verb, TKD chapter 4.
transitive verb: vay' vIyIn. = I live something.

Source

The Klingon Dictionary p. 114

Opposite

Hegh die / death

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Latest edit: 16 Feb 2022, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 07 Oct 2019, by KlingonTeacher

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