[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: nIS

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Fri Mar 8 09:30:57 PST 2019

Klingon Word of the Day for Friday, March 08, 2019

Klingon word: nIS
Part of speech: verb
Definition: disrupt, interfere

janmey ngo' lulo'lu'DI' pIj jabbI'ID nISpu' woj 
Older models were susceptible to radiation. (S19, i.e. communicators)

ngongmeH wa' DujDaq nuHmey nISbe'bogh So'wI' jomlu'pu' 
[A cloaking device which didn't disrupt weaponry was installed in one
  experimental ship. (untranslated on card)] S33

Qombe'! nISbe' jevwI', 'ej not ruS baq. 
That looks on tempests and is never shaken. 
["It does not tremble! The storm does not disrupt it, and it never terminates
   the bond."] (Sonnet 116) 

nISwI'  		disruptor (n)
nISwI' beH  	disruptor rifle (n)
nISwI' DaH  	disruptor banks (n)
nISwI' HIch  	disruptor pistol,  hand-held disruptor (n)
nISwI' tal  	disruptor cannon (n)
nISwI' tIH  	disruptor beam (n)

chenHa'moH 	destroy (something) (v)
ngoS 		dissolve (v)dissentegrate") 
mun 		intervene (v)
Haq 		intervene in (a situation) (slang) (v)
'oD 		arbitrate, mediate (v)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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