tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Fri Feb 12 08:17:21 1999

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RE: Happy belated birthday

> : How would I wish them a belated happy birthday?
> With a bigger gift? <g>
> Seriously, you can use {paS} "be late" (it's not in TKD but
> was heard in "Conversational Klingon" and later published in
> "Klingon for the Galactic Traveller"):  {Quchjaj qoSlIj paS}
> "May your late birthday be happy!"

Well, the birthday isn't late, the sentiment is.  I'd go with {nargh 'eb}, as
Okrand discussed on the startrek.klingon newsgroup (reprinted in HolQeD

qaSuch vIneH 'ach narghpu' 'eb.  jIpaSqu'.

Following this, I'd recommend:

SoHvaD "Quchjaj qoSlIj" jIjatlh vIneH, 'ach narghpu' 'eb.  jIpaSqu'.

Or something along those lines.

> Voragh

-- Holtej 'utlh

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