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Re: pIqaD bom

Michael Roney, Jr. (nahqun@gmail.com)



Sadly this is a plain text list.
You'll have to post the pic somewhere and link to it.
Flickr or Photobucket would work.

~naHQun

-Michael Roney, Jr.
Professional Klingon translator
http://twitter.com/roneyii

--Sent from my Palm PrÄ?Renee Scherer wrote:

If anyone else is more visual, I placed the originally-suggested mapping

onto sheet music to understand how what was provided could be used with the

existent song (used one new line suggestion as well)--hope it attaches.

Kept the English on the sheet for sake of comparison.

--Renee







On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 1:35 PM, Michael Roney, Jr. <nahqun@gmail.com>wrote:



> Apparently my spacebar stuck.

> My line breaks or pauses are just the way my brain processes the song.

> If it doesn't make sense, just break them somewhere else.

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> ~naHQun

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> -Michael Roney, Jr.

> Professional Klingon translator

> http://twitter.com/roneyii

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> --Sent from my Palm PrÄ?Mark J. Reed wrote:

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> But why does your first line stop where it does?

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> 'at bay chay Day 'et ghay Hay'It jay lay may

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> That gets you to

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> A B C D E F G H I J

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> in the English, which isn't a break.

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> And why are {Hay} and {'It} joined together?

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> On 7/29/09, Michael Roney, Jr. <nahqun@gmail.com<lt%3Bnahqun@gmail.com>>

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> > While my wife has recently informed me of the similarities between this

> song

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> > and Twinkle, Twinkle; I have never compared the two in this manner.

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> > I simply took each English letter as 1 syllable except for w which is 3

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> > matched the Klingon accordingly.

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> > As mentioned ' is 2 syllables which leaves us 1 syllable short.

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> > My song ends with "w x y & z" with only 1 &, not 2.

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> > The 'o'megh is "Now I know my ABC's, next time won't you sing with me.

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> > The DaH was moved up to cover the "missing" syllable, and I dropped the

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> > 'next time' concept in favor of syllable count.

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> > Is this making more sense?

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> > ~naHQun

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> > -Michael Roney, Jr.

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> > Professional Klingon translator

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> > http://twitter.com/roneyii

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> > --Sent from my Palm PrÄ?Steven Boozer wrote:

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> > >From Mark J. Reed's mobile device:

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> >>Not getting the scansion.  I learned the English as follows:

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> >>A,B,C,D,E,F,G.      (Twinkle twinkle little star)

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> >>H,I,J,K,L-M,N-O,P.  (How I wonder what you are)

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> >>Q,R,S.              (Up above)

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> >>(and) T,U,V         (the world so high)

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> >>W,X and Y and Z     (like a diamond in the sky)

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> >>Which would map to something like this:

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> >>  'at,bay,chay,Day,'et,ghay,Hay

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> >>  'It,jay,lay,may,nay-ngay,'ot-pay,qay

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> >>  Qay ray Say

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> >>  tay tlhay 'ut vay

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> >>  way yay qaghwI' je. rIntaH.

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> > Don't forget the {'o'megh}:

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> > Now I know my ABC's.      (Twinkle twinkle little star)

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> > What do you think of me?  (How I wonder what you are)

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> > Which would be something like:

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> >   DaH pIqaD'e' vISov.

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> >   DaH vuDlIj'e' yIja'!

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> > though a more Klingon approach would be:

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> >   DaH vuDlIj vISaHbe'!

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> > --

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> > Voragh

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> > Canon Master of the Klingons

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> --

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> Mark J. Reed <markjreed@gmail.com <lt%3Bmarkjreed@gmail.com>>

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