tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Wed Dec 29 09:30:01 1999

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Re: KLBC: calculate in Klingon

On Wed, 29 Dec 1999 10:20:09 -0600 Steven Boozer 
<> wrote:

> reghIyna' wrote:
> : What are the operations "plus", "minus", "times" and "devided by" in  
> : tlhIngan Hol?
> Duy'qu' tlhIngan mI'QeD Sovmaj, 'ach wot puS DISov:
> {SIm}   calculate
> {togh}  count
> {chel}  add  (Note that {chelwI'} is slang for someone who deals in
>         finances, accounting, etc. according to KGT.)
> {wav}   divide
> No word for "subtract", but *{chelHa'} is a possibility or you could try
> recasting with {nge'} "take away" or {teq} "remove, take off".  Also no word
> for "multiply", but *{wavHa'} might work.

You might also be able to make use of the {-logh} suffix for 

"Six times eight equals forty eight."

javlogh chel'eghchugh chorgh vaj loSmaH chorgh lInglu'.

This is only a proposal. It is NOT canon. We don't know how this 
is actually done in Klingon. I just made this up.
> -- 
> Voragh                       
> Ca'Non Master of the Klingons


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