tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Fri Feb 12 05:27:39 1999

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RE: How do I say....

> >There's no noun in Klingon meaning "greeting" per se
> qa : I-you
> rI' :  hail
> although i expect "hail" in this context means "i'm calling you on the
> communicator", so qarI' would be a little redundant. like, "hi. i'm
> calling
> you on the communicator. although i expect you've worked this out, since
> you
> can hear my voice."
> if we take "hail" in the same kind of sense as "hail, Caesar!", then it
> sounds
> better.
I think it is probably more like "hail" used in Star Trek,
as in <tIrI'!> (or just <rI'!>) "Hail them!" or <nurI', qaH.>
"They are hailing us, sir."

> nikolai
~ Thornton

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