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Re: Nautical Directions/Navigation



At 01:05 PM 12/12/99 -0500, you wrote:
>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
>>course."
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>I always took that phrase to clipped Klingon.  Shortened from:
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>		"nImbuS wejDaq maghoS.  He yInab"
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>				or
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>	   "We are going to Nimbus III.  Plot the course!"

Actually come to think of it.  It does not even have to be clipped Klingon.
 As *ghoS* does not require the *Daq* suffix.

SuSvaj





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>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: Jeremy Silver <jeremy@mupwi.demon.co.uk>
>>To: <tlhIngan-Hol@kli.org>
>>Sent: Sunday, December 12, 1999 6:52 AM
>>Subject: Nautical Directions/Navigation
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>>> 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,
>>how
>>> many examples of their use are known?
>>> Do we have have anything that suggests the use of the bearing mark
>>elevation
>>> terminology the federation uses? Something equivalent to "Set course 180
>>mark
>>> 200" or the like?
>>> I have found HeDon for parallel course, is there an equivalent for
>>intercept
>>> course?
>>>
>>> How about ship-board direction equivalents? I have found 'et for fore and
>>'o'
>>> for aft, anyone know if poS and nIH might be alternatives for Port and
>>> Starboard? What about vertical directions, up/down, topside/below?
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> --
>>>    Jeremy Silver   |\   jeremy@mupwi.demon.co.uk
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