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Re: Klingon WOTD: Sut (n) Trans??

Hey Steven....

     Can you or anyone else you know of translate  "Turning the other cheek 
only results in getting bruises on both sides of your face"  into Klingon 
for me?  THANKS!

Karen Wood aka Kha'Lar Vestai-Wardach

>From: Steven Boozer <>
>Subject: Re: Klingon WOTD: Sut (n)
>Date: Thu, 26 Dec 2002 13:33:30 -0600
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>>This is the Klingon Word Of The Day for Wednesday, December 25, 2002.
>>Klingon word:   Sut
>>Part of Speech: noun
>>Definition:     clothing
>>Additional Notes:
>>Note pun ("suit").
>Never used in a sentence, but clothing is discussed in "Klingon for the 
>Galactic Traveller" on pp. 57 ff.  For example,
>   A warrior's full set of armor, including weapons and clothing, is his 
>   (literally, "battle gear"). Traditional clothing worn in battle, known 
>as {HIp},
>   the word currently used to mean "uniform," had both a protective 
>function and a
>   more utilitarian one, since it was from the clothing that weapons 
>(nuHmey) or
>   ammunition (nIch) could be hung.  (KGT 57)
>Cf. also the noun {jech} "disguise, costume".  The verbs used for clothing 
>are {tuQ} "wear (clothes)", {tuQmoH} "dress" and {tuQHa'moH} "undress, take 
>off (clothes)".
>Voragh                            "Damage control is easy. Reading 
>Ca'Non Master of the Klingons      hard!"         (Montgomery Scott to 
>Kirk, STIV)

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