IPA: wiv ]


1. choice

word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

plural: wIvmey


The Klingon Dictionary p. 114

Expanded examples

wIvraj tIDoQ.
Place your bets.
(DSC ep. 115, during a game of T'Sang)

2. choose, select
word type: verb, TKD chapter 4.
transitivity: This verb can take an object: vay' vIwIv.


The Klingon Dictionary p. 114

Canon examples

I choose you. (KLS)

bISuv 'e' yIwIv; bISutlh 'e' yIwIvQo'.
Choose to fight, not negotiate. (TKW p. 19)

nuHlIj DawIvpu', vaj yISuv.
You have chosen your weapon, so fight! (TKW p. 151)

Qang QanmeH yan 'ISletlh Damuv 'e' wIvlu'.
You are chosen to serve on the Yan-Isleth and protect the chancellor. (MKE)

wo' ngay' bochoqmeH bowIvlu'pu'.
You have been chosen to preserve the glory of the Empire! (MKE)

SoHvaD quvwI' qem Hegh 'e' wIvDI' Hegh pop Hevchugh quvwI'.
The honorable will be rewarded after death chooses to bring them to you (paq'batlh)

Hoch Holmey mughwI' vIwIv 'e' DapIH'a'?
Did you expect me to choose the Universal Translator? (Air & Space Interview)

ghetwI' luwIvlu'ta'.
The actors have been chosen. (DSC Announcement 7/2017, see Discovery Font)

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Latest edit: 01 Nov 2019, by KlingonTeacher
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