is a word that directly describes a noun
. Klingon does not have adjectives as such, but the function of adjectives is accomplished with verbs of state or quality, such as Doq to be orange/red
or HoS to be strong
. When used in this manner, the verb is placed immediately after the noun which is describes.
The verb Rover suffix -qu'
may be added to the verb-adjective as an intensifier, much like the word very
. Although TKD
states that no other verb suffixes may be used, examples exist in canon of -be'
If a Type 5 noun suffix
is used, it is added to the verb-adjective (after any Verb suffixes
, if present)
puq Doy' tired child
(compare Doy' puq the child is tired
Dujmey tInqu' very big ships
veng tInqu'Daq in the very big city
wanI' ramqu'mo' due to a very trivial event