tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Tue Feb 09 05:42:52 1999

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RE: It is by caffeine alone

> >   Do' luSuq qechmey 'e' luraD java qurghmey.
> >   (The beans of java compell the thoughts to acquire speed.)
> Is that the translation of that sentence?? Put non-Klingon words in
> *asterisks*, please!
Oops. Sorry about that. I usually do.

> "Luckily, the Java-Bean force that the ideas acquire it." is what I
> understand.
> Where did you find "speed"? {gho'Do} is "sublight speed", but I don't know
> any other.
<Do'> should be <Do>, which is "velocity".

> Isn't {qurgh} plural already?
I wasn't sure. pojwI' lists is at "bean(s)".

> chamey yIghuSQo'! }}:-)
> >   nom vIHchoH ghopmey.
> >   (The hands begin moving quickly.)
> That's good. Except for {ghopDu'}, they are body parts. But perhabs you
> are
> watching a horror movie, and there are many hands cut off, lying on the
> ground, and then from all the sudden the hands starting moving with no
> reason - then, {ghopmey} is okay :-)
Oops again.

> >   qI' 'oH vIHtaHghach'e'.
> >   (The movement is a warning.)
> Is a warning? qI' means "to sign (a treaty)". Careful with -ghach, we
> can't
> do a lot with it, actually, I don't even know WHAT we can do.
I looked up <qI'> and saw that it was a verb, but for some
reason I later remembered it as a noun.

> (NB: Your Klingon is pretty good, but perhabs you should post things like
> that as KLBC. I just wanted to tell you, I don't know  if you do know
> that.)

> Heppa!
>   muHwI'
~ Thornton

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