tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Fri Feb 12 05:27:39 1999
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RE: How do I say....
- From: "Rose, Thornton (Atlanta)" <Thornton.Rose@cox.com>
- Subject: RE: How do I say....
- Date: Fri, 12 Feb 1999 08:27:28 -0500
> >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
> you on the communicator. although i expect you've worked this out, since
> can hear my voice."
> if we take "hail" in the same kind of sense as "hail, Caesar!", then it
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."