tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Wed Oct 30 16:09:01 2002

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Re: KLBC: -ngan Suffix

Am 30.10.2002 15:53:07, schrieb Steven Boozer <>:

>Although it's fairly obviously etymologically, I said "may be derived" 
>because we don't know exactly how {tlhIng} became applied to the entire 
>species, the {tlhInganpu'}.  (Of course, the real life reason is that the 
>word "Klingon" was created before "Kronos", as the Omnipedia 
>explains.)  KGT is silent on this question.

Okay, I got what you mean. 
When we follow the real life reasoning, Klingon was invented by a starfleet officer and spoken for the 
first time by a romulan, who became the father of a vulcan whose mother was terran...

Let's stay "in the game": we don't know where "Kling" comes from :-)

   ghojwI'pu'lI' tISaH.

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