tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Fri Feb 08 13:57:35 2002

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RE: Klingon dialects

DloraH wrote:
> > In "Broken Bow" Capt. Archer taking to Hoshi mentions that the Klingon
> > language has over 80 different dialects.
>"... with 80 poly-guttural dialects constructed on an adaptive syntax."
>What ever that's supposed to mean.

It means:  Don't complain to the writers if the Klingon is "wrong".  22nd 
century Klingons speak one (or more) of the 79 other dialects that Okrand 
didn't study!

Or in other words:  Shut up and just enjoy the show.

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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