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Re: Nautical Directions/Navigation

At 12:20 PM 12/12/99 -0500, you wrote:
>Earlier in the movie, Klaa says {nImbuS wej maghoS; He yInab}.  I believe
>the subtitle is "Set course for Nimbus III."  Note that {maghoS} should be
>{wIghoS}.  {nImbuS wej wIghoS; He yInab} "We're going to Nimbus III.  Plan a

I always took that phrase to clipped Klingon.  Shortened from:

		"nImbuS wejDaq maghoS.  He yInab"


	   "We are going to Nimbus III.  Plot the course!"


>Stardate 99947.2
>----- Original Message -----
>From: Jeremy Silver <>
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>Sent: Sunday, December 12, 1999 6:52 AM
>Subject: Nautical Directions/Navigation
>> How much cannon do we have for directions/navigation and setting courses
>on a
>> Klingon ship?
>> I believe we have the noun He for course, ghoS as a verb for following it,
>> many examples of their use are known?
>> Do we have have anything that suggests the use of the bearing mark
>> terminology the federation uses? Something equivalent to "Set course 180
>> 200" or the like?
>> I have found HeDon for parallel course, is there an equivalent for
>> course?
>> How about ship-board direction equivalents? I have found 'et for fore and
>> for aft, anyone know if poS and nIH might be alternatives for Port and
>> Starboard? What about vertical directions, up/down, topside/below?
>> Thanks,
>> --
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