tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Mon Sep 06 07:54:06 1999
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Thanks Ed, I think you have it. Or atleast it sounds like what would have
been the correct answer.
----- Original Message -----
From: Ed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sunday, September 05, 1999 8:51 PM
Subject: Re: Question
> Carl Beckom wrote:
> > In an episode of STTNG, Worf mated with Alexander's mother in the
> > (I forget her name) he yelled something in Klingon.
> > In the episode I got the impression that he said something to the effect
> > that he takes her for his wife but she refused.
> > Does anyone know what he said exactly?
> > Thanks,
> > Carl
> I don't remember, but, for act the bonding ritual, the male says "my
> blood" and the woman says "our blood" then they say "I am Klingon" to
> complete the cerimony.
> jIqawbe', 'a <jIH dok> jatlh loD <maj dok> jatlh be' 'ej vangmeH ruStay,
> vaj vay 'ovlI'meH <tlhIngan jIH> jatlh chaH.
> from the Klingon Imperial Diplomatic Corps
> Why they used <dok> and not <'Iw>, I don't know.
> from an older web, Parmount Hol definition
> jIH Doq: my blood (phrase)
> "Reunion" (TNG). The first half of the Oath of Union.
> maj dok: good blood (phrase)
> "Reunion" (TNG). The second half of the Oath of Union.
> tova'Daq: mind sharing (n) [From "Soldiers of the Empire" (DS9). It
> is a
> moment of clarity between two warriors on the battlefield. Much is
> without the need for words. According to the script, tova'dok is
> "TO-vah-DOCK." Canonized in Klingon for the Galactic Traveller.]