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Re: bajoran flamethrower

On Wed, 17 Feb 1999 07:31:02 -0800 (PST) "Lieven L. Litaer" 
<> wrote:

> Greetings
> A friend of mine ist called "bajoran flamethrower". He is Bajoran, and when
> our Klingons Club meets, he's the one that starts our big fire.
> Bajoran. probably no word.


> flame. no word


> thrower. jaDwI'? woDwI'? nonsense!

qul Hal. qul vo'wI'. You don't need a literal word for 
"thrower". You need the concept of controlling fire or 
projecting it, spewing it, whatever.
> So first leave the bajoran on the side (I'm a Klingon, Jim, not a
> flamethrower!)


I like leaving bajorans on their sides. {{:)>

> fire is "qul", so I came up with something like "qulpIn" (from QumpIn, which
> I am)

It works for me.
> What doya think?
> muHwI'

charghwI' 'utlh

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