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Re: pIqaD bom

Mark J. Reed (markjreed@gmail.com) [KLI Member]



Er, that gets you to K, rather..  which I guess is a sort of pause
before the rushed-together LMNOP.

On 7/29/09, Mark J. Reed <markjreed@gmail.com> wrote:
> But why does your first line stop where it does?
>
> 'at bay chay Day 'et ghay Hay'It jay lay may
>
> That gets you to
>
> A B C D E F G H I J
>
> in the English, which isn't a break.
>
> And why are {Hay} and {'It} joined together?
>
>
> On 7/29/09, Michael Roney, Jr. <nahqun@gmail.com> wrote:
>> While my wife has recently informed me of the similarities between this
>> song
>> and Twinkle, Twinkle; I have never compared the two in this manner.
>> I simply took each English letter as 1 syllable except for w which is 3
>> and
>> matched the Klingon accordingly.
>>
>> As mentioned ' is 2 syllables which leaves us 1 syllable short.
>>
>> My song ends with "w x y &amp; z" with only 1 &amp;, not 2.
>>
>> The 'o'megh is "Now I know my ABC's, next time won't you sing with me.
>>
>> The DaH was moved up to cover the "missing" syllable, and I dropped the
>> 'next time' concept in favor of syllable count.
>>
>>
>> Is this making more sense?
>>
>>
>> ~naHQun
>>
>>
>> -Michael Roney, Jr.
>> Professional Klingon translator
>> http://twitter.com/roneyii
>>
>> --Sent from my Palm PrÄSteven Boozer wrote:
>>
>> >From Mark J. Reed's mobile device:
>>
>>>Not getting the scansion.  I learned the English as follows:
>>
>>>
>>
>>>A,B,C,D,E,F,G.      (Twinkle twinkle little star)
>>
>>>H,I,J,K,L-M,N-O,P.  (How I wonder what you are)
>>
>>>Q,R,S.              (Up above)
>>
>>>(and) T,U,V         (the world so high)
>>
>>>W,X and Y and Z     (like a diamond in the sky)
>>
>>>
>>
>>>Which would map to something like this:
>>
>>>
>>
>>>  'at,bay,chay,Day,'et,ghay,Hay
>>
>>>  'It,jay,lay,may,nay-ngay,'ot-pay,qay
>>
>>>  Qay ray Say
>>
>>>  tay tlhay 'ut vay
>>
>>>  way yay qaghwI' je. rIntaH.
>>
>> Don't forget the {'o'megh}:
>>
>>
>>
>> Now I know my ABC's.      (Twinkle twinkle little star)
>>
>> What do you think of me?  (How I wonder what you are)
>>
>>
>>
>> Which would be something like:
>>
>>
>>
>>   DaH pIqaD'e' vISov.
>>
>>   DaH vuDlIj'e' yIja'!
>>
>>
>>
>> though a more Klingon approach would be:
>>
>>
>>
>>   DaH vuDlIj vISaHbe'!
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> Voragh
>>
>> Canon Master of the Klingons
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Mark J. Reed <markjreed@gmail.com>
>


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Mark J. Reed <markjreed@gmail.com>






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