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Re: [Tlhingan-hol] Klingon Word of the Day: mon

Robyn Stewart ( [KLI Member] [Hol po'wI']

That one I could read without a hitch, but I might not have come up with
such a smooth English translation.  It was the object: "N ordinal N N N je"
that slowed me down.

(N ordinal)'s ((N's N) and N) is the way to read it, but it could have been:
(N ordinal)and N and N and N 
well you know as well as I do.

I am so used to reading tlhIngan Hol with errors, that I also thought that
perhaps the wa'DIch had been placed incorrectly, and was trying to juggle
those possibilities, running out of memory before I reached the correct

-----Original Message-----
From: Steven Boozer [] 
Sent: August 26, 2015 12:46
Subject: Re: [Tlhingan-hol] Klingon Word of the Day: mon

>> Quj wa'DIch juH qachmey mebpa'mey je qa' raQmey chu' monmey chu' je 
>> Custom OUTPOSTS and CAPITALS replace original Houses and Hotels. MKE

> That is a hard sentence to parse without the translation. We have a 
> long way to go before Klingon fluency.

You think that's hard?  How about:

DujvamDaq tlhIngan nuH tu'lu'bogh pov law' Hoch pov puS 'ej DujvamDaq  'op
SuvwI' tu'lu'bogh po' law' tlhIngan yo' SuvwI' law' po' puS It has the best
weapons and some of the finest warriors in the Klingon  fleet. S7

Sneaky of Okrand to throw in an extra {law'} in a comparison!

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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