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Where can I acquire professional Klingon translations?

There are many people within the KLI that do translation-for-hire work, myself included. The best way to find them is to join either the KLI Discord server or the KLI Group on Facebook. Sometimes they...

May 13, 2020 5
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Need help translating a song lyric (Hotel California)

First, don't use Bing (or anything that uses Bing or claims to do online translations) as all it makes is gibberish. Second, we do have a way to say "check-out" in Klingon, as there's a line in Power...

May 11, 2020 5
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April 16, 2020 10
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Duj = instincts, ship – How do you tell the difference in a sentance?

Context. It's the same as telling the difference between English words that sound the same. Does "He lies" mean "He tells a fib" or "he reclines horizontally"? Is a "bow" a thing tied from ribbon, a thing...

April 16, 2020 5
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On college apps?

It's on my resume, but then I have published a translated book and have credits in a movie and a TV show, so my position is a little different. If someone judges you poorly because you are interested...

March 5, 2020 5
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Stacking Adverbs

Yes, reH batlh tlhIngan Hol yIjatlh means Always speak Klingon honourable. chaq wej QIt Soj vISop means Perhaps I have not yet slowly eaten the food. I think saying batlh pe'vIl tlhIngan Hol pejatlh would...

March 4, 2020 5
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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,...

January 9, 2020 5
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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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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...

September 29, 2019 2
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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

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