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Re: [Tlhingan-hol] meQboghnom

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<div dir="ltr">It appears in the paq&#39;batlh on page 139:<div><br></div><div>nIteb chegh molor ngIq ghoqwI&#39;</div><div>   joqwI&#39;&#39;e&#39; cha&#39;bogh qeylIS</div><div>   luDel &#39;e&#39; ra&#39; molor</div><div>

lujang meQboghnom &#39;oH</div><div>   yeqchuqchu&#39;taHghach</div><div>   Daw&#39; je joqwI&#39;</div><div><br></div><div>One by one Molor&#39;s scouts return, </div><div>   He asks them which banner</div><div>   Kahless marches under</div>

<div>They reply it is the meQboghnom*</div><div>   The banner of unity</div><div>   and revolution</div><div><br></div><div>* Kahless&#39;s meQboghnom, a name comprised from the roots &quot;burn&quot; (meQ), &quot;to be born&quot; (bogh) and &quot;fast&quot; (nom) expresses his revolutionary intentions.</div>

<div><br></div><div>qurgh</div><div><br></div></div><div class="gmail_extra"><br><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 9:32 AM, Steven Boozer <span dir="ltr">&lt;<a href=""; target="_blank"></a>&gt;</span> wrote:<br>

<blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">De&#39;vID:<br>
<div class="im">&gt; Quvar (Lieven) today pointed me at the word {meQboghnom}, which appears<br>
&gt; in the {paq&#39;batlh}.  It is said to be the name of Kahless&#39;<br>
&gt; banner of unity and revolution, under which his armies marched.<br>
</div>Hmm... &quot;burning + fast/quickly&quot;??  Could this refer to the line from the Anthem:<br>
  Our lives burn short and bright<br>
which Okrand translated as:<br>
  nI&#39;be&#39; yInmaj &#39;ach wovqu&#39;.<br>
For those with the {paq&#39;batlh}, what&#39;s the context?<br>
<div class="im"><br>
&gt; p.s. In the (non-canon) PC game Klingon Academy, General Chang (reprised<br>
&gt; by Chris Plummer) refers to the Klingon trefoil as the {tIq&#39;ghob}, or &quot;the<br>
</div>&gt; Heart of Virtue, in the ancient tongue&quot;.[]<br>
Otherwise known in standard Klingon simply as {tlhIngan wo&#39; Degh} &quot;the symbol of the Klingon Empire:<br>
  tlhIngan wo&#39; Degh &#39;oH Deghvam&#39;e&#39;<br>
  This marking represents the Klingon Empire. SP1<br>
SP1:  This marking represents the Klingon Empire and has been emblazoned upon the hulls of countless Klingon Starships. During the aggressive expansion of the Klingon people from their homeworld of Kronos into space, this symbol grew to become as feared throughout the galaxy as the menacing profiles of their battlecruisers.<br>

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