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Translation of the name “know-nothing-boso”

BOSO ‘oH pongwIj’e’ ‘ej pagh vISov means "My name is BOSO and I know nothing" I'd translate "Know-nothing-boso" as pagh Sovbogh boso - Boso that knows nothing (assuming Boso is a proper noun,...

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December 15, 2019 10
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Do the concepts of forgive, prayer, or worship exist in klingon?

Some of these things just don't exist for Klingons. They have no deities to pray to or worship. For "forgive", maybe "stop resenting someone/thing": qeH 'e' mev "Praying" is simply requesting something,...

December 6, 2019 5
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time expression at Klingon

I'd go with: tuch yajlu'meH pa'logh yajnISlu' In order to understand the future, the past needs to be understood

November 22, 2019 5
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Are there words for kinds of weather?

In tlhIngan Hol words for the weather are mostly verbs, with the subject being muD - the atmosphere: SIS - to rain tuD - to thunder raw - to lightning peD - to snow So you could say: DaHjaj SIStaH...

November 9, 2019 5
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November 5, 2019 10
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Meaning of Q’onoS

Qo'noS Kronos is just a name, it doesn't mean anything to Klingons as far as we know, much like other Klingon names in Star Trek (Worf, Martok, Gowron, Kruge, Gorkon, etc). They are just collections of...

November 4, 2019 5
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What was L’Rell’s order to the D-7 fleet during the Battle of Xahea in Klingon?

She calls it a Day Soch, literally a D-7. The whole line she says is Day Soch yIja': DISqa'vIrIy Suvbogh qoq yo'Daq yIbaHrup - Tell the D-7: Be ready to fire (torpedoes) at the robot fleet that is fighting...

October 23, 2019 5
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September 29, 2019 10
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Klingon word for “unseen”

There's a few options. I'm going to start with the longest version, and go to the shortest one. My translations are literal, any of these mean the same as the English "the unseen": nuvpu' leghbe'lu'bogh...

September 29, 2019 5
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Can you give a little more context of how you plan to use the word "unseen"? It's hard to translate words in a vacuum. I'm not sure where you got {mIv tIn vItuQchoH} from, but it means "I begin wearing...

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September 19, 2019 10
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How would you beg for mercy in klingon?

Perhaps something like: jIHvaD pung yI'agh Show me mercy! ghaHvaD pung Da'agh'a'? Will you show him mercy? jaghDajvaD pung 'aghbe' HoD The captain does not show mercy for his enemies

September 19, 2019 5
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September 16, 2019 10
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Non-comparative, non-superlative form of “more.”

You use latlh: latlh 'Iw HIq vIneH - I want more bloodwine DujDaq latlh cha Daghaj'a'? - Do you have more torpedoes on the ship? Learn more about how to use latlh at https://hol.kag.org/a/latlh?o=DevwI495

September 15, 2019 5
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{Qap} is "work" as in "The machine is working" or "This tap does not work properly", not the act of doing some kind of labor, that's {vum}, maybe {yIvumtaH 'ej SIbIHa' bIQap} "Continue to work and eventually...

August 8, 2019 2
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“work the problem” translation?

I would use: not yIjegh! Never surrender The two idioms seem to be similar in meaning, with "Work the problem" meaning "keep trying until you succeed", which could be translated Dochmey chu' yInIDtaH...

August 8, 2019 5
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{qay'} is a verb meaning "to be a problem", so it can't be the object of {Qap} "to work, function, succeed".

August 8, 2019 2
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Help learning Klingon using a screen reader

If you have access to an Amazon Echo device, there is a Klingon Dictionary skill that can look up the translations of words, pronounce the Klingon correctly, and give the spelling of the word. On the...

May 2, 2019 5
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Translate: May the Bridges I burn light my way

tawwIj wovmoHjaj QImey vImeQbogh may the bridges that I burn cause my path to be brightened You can get a good idea of how to pronounce the parts at https://hol.kag.org/sentence/tawwIj%20wovmoHjaj%20QImey%20vImeQbogh,...

March 30, 2019 5
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