While the object of the verb is the recipient of the action, the indirect object may be considered the beneficiary. In a Klingon sentence, the indirect object precedes the object and is suffixed with the Type 5 noun suffixÂ -vaDÂ for, intended for.Â The suffix may be attached to either a noun or a pronoun.
yaSvaD taj nobpu' qama'Â The prisoner gave the officer the knife
(yaSÂ officer,Â tajÂ knife,Â nobpu'Â gave,Â qama'Â prisoner)
chaHvaD Soj qem yaSÂ The officer brings them food
(chaHÂ they,Â SojÂ food,Â qemÂ bring,Â yaSÂ officer)