tlhIngan Hol yIjatlh! (Klingon Practise)

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Re: tlhIngan Hol yIjatlh! (Klingon Practise)

Postby tesseraktik » Tue Jun 14, 2011 5:56 pm UTC

rhetorical wrote:Thanks.
qay'be'.

By the way: I translated a speech by Stephen Hawking for TED.com, but I need somebody to review the translation before it goes up on the page. If anybody feels like doing so, just sign up at TED.com, become a translator and then check talks available for review.
If anybody wants to check my tranlsation out, you can watch it here (choose "Klingon" after clicking play). You can also check the transcript here: http://dotsub.com/view/b27cafe0-10b1-41 ... script/tlh
ni'o mi nelci le zirpu sovmabrnornitorinku
Spoiler:
++$_ wrote:What's a "degree"?

EDIT: I looked it up on Wikipedia. Apparently it's some ancient Babylonian unit for angles :/

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Re: tlhIngan Hol yIjatlh! (Klingon Practise)

Postby pne » Mon Apr 23, 2012 11:43 am UTC

Alpha Omicron wrote:"bo logh" ghItlhpu''a' qurgh?

ghobe': "bo logh" qonbe' qurgh; "bo logh" qon Qov.

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Re: tlhIngan Hol yIjatlh! (Klingon Practise)

Postby tesseraktik » Tue Apr 24, 2012 8:37 am UTC

naDev jumuvmo' jIQuch pne :)

De'vID SoH qar'a'.
ni'o mi nelci le zirpu sovmabrnornitorinku
Spoiler:
++$_ wrote:What's a "degree"?

EDIT: I looked it up on Wikipedia. Apparently it's some ancient Babylonian unit for angles :/

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Re: tlhIngan Hol yIjatlh! (Klingon Practise)

Postby pne » Tue Apr 24, 2012 9:36 am UTC

tesseraktik wrote:De'vID SoH qar'a'.

qarbe'.

philip newton jIH.

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Re: tlhIngan Hol yIjatlh! (Klingon Practise)

Postby tesseraktik » Tue Apr 24, 2012 12:42 pm UTC

pne wrote:
tesseraktik wrote:De'vID SoH qar'a'.

qarbe'.

philip newton jIH.
HIvqa' veqlargh! Philip 'oH ponglIj'e', wa'Hu' ram 'e' vIlaD 'ach DaHjaj po QInwIj vIghItlhDI' ponglIj vIlIjlaw'pu' :P

ghu' Del bomvam 'e' vIQub :P
ni'o mi nelci le zirpu sovmabrnornitorinku
Spoiler:
++$_ wrote:What's a "degree"?

EDIT: I looked it up on Wikipedia. Apparently it's some ancient Babylonian unit for angles :/

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Re: tlhIngan Hol yIjatlh! (Klingon Practise)

Postby libra » Tue Jun 25, 2013 8:49 pm UTC

ZLVT wrote:2) Klingon will not get you laid. I have heard from women that Klingon is not a turn-on. Quenya (Tengwar), is.
a- I can most assuredly inform you that this is incorrect. Personal experience has shown that knowledge of Klingon can get one laid. More than one of my exes can attest to this. Particularly once they hear the Klingon poetry I compose.

b- I can't think of a lamer motivation for learning any new skill than that skill's potential for getting one laid.

ZLVT wrote:3) Can I hold lengthy conversations in it, or are there only a few phrases I can learn?
Short phrases, dialogues, lengthy conversations, news articles, poetry ... I've translated road signs, written chemical abstracts, come up with short phrases for alarm clocks ('entepray' HIvlu'! yIvem 'ej vay' yIta'!) and even captions for a Channel Four TV quiz show.


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