tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Mon Dec 13 09:57:46 1999
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RE: KLBC: The Klingon Hamlet?
- From: "Andeen, Eric" <[email protected]>
- Subject: RE: KLBC: The Klingon Hamlet?
- Date: Mon, 13 Dec 1999 10:59:01 -0700
> "Christmas" cha'nob vIje'meH, "amazon.com" vISuch. pa'
> memvam vIlegh:
> I was surfing at "amazon.com" to buy Christmas presents.
> I saw the following (catalog) entries:
<mem> is "catalog", so it doesn't really work for a single catalog entry.
For that, you'd have to say something like <memDaq Dochvam vIlegh>.
> Doch wa' / Item #1
> The Klingon Hamlet
> nuq 'oH paqvam'e'? qonpu' KLI beqpu'?
> What's this book? Is it by the KLI?
HIja'. paqvam qonbej tlhIngan Hol yejHaD.
> Doch cha' / Item #2
> The Klingon Dictionary - by William Shakespeare???
> qatlh tlhIngan Hol mu'ghom qonpu' <William Shakespaeare>
> 'e' 'agh <website>?
> Why does the website say that William Shakespaeare [sic] wrote TKD?
> ghaH 'Iv <Dave Stern>'e'?
> Who is "Dave Stern"? (Not sure if I have the word order right here.)
You don't. Unlike English, Klingon doesn't alter its word order at all for
questions. <'Iv> and <nuq> go in exactly the same place their answer would
'Iv ghaH <Dave Stern>'e'?
'ej <Dave Stern> vISovbe' jIH.
> "amazon.com website"Daq Qagh'a'Hey tu'lu'!
> There seems to be a major blunder on the amazon.com website!
> (Can you use -Daq on a website?)
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