tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Mon Jun 10 09:52:29 2002
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hello (Re: Re: cha'DIch KLBC rI')
> >> nuqneH tlhIngan Hol jatlhwI'pu'!
> >> Hello Klingon language speakers!
> >nuqneH does not mean "hello". It is a question meaning "What do you
> >What would you use in lieu of hello? rI' (hail) was my idea
> >I think Klingon really needs something along these lines.
> What about "qavan" when adressing a single person? I think it s quite
> fitting to start a conversation - of course you ll have to be careful,
> so that it does not "look" ironic.
And why do you salute this person? Are they your superior? Did they just
perform some great act of honor?
> I think it s quite fitting to start a conversation
To start a conversation, just simply start the conversation. That is the
polite thing to do.