[tlhIngan Hol] The Second Coming

nIqolay Q niqolay0 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 8 08:36:41 PDT 2017

On Thu, Jun 8, 2017 at 10:44 AM, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name> wrote:
> On 6/8/2017 12:02 AM, nIqolay Q wrote:
> I have attempted a translation of another classical poem. This time, it's
> "The Second Coming", by William Butler Yeats. The version of the poem I
> can be found here:
> https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poems/detail/43290
> cha'DIch ghoS [1]
> [1] I'm basing this on the controversial canon from the SkyBox card where
> {wa'DIch} was used as an adverbial for "the first time". I wanted to keep
> the idea of "second" in the translation, because of the religious
> connotations of the "second coming", so I didn't use {ghoSqa'}. I didn't
> something like {ghoSpu'ghach cha'DIch} since I wanted to avoid {-ghach} as
> much as possible (though I still ended up using it elsewhere). {cha'logh
> ghoS} suggests both comings, not just the second one. So I'm rolling the
> dice on the adverbial {-DIch}.
> I don't remember the SkyBox card that uses an ordinal as an adverbial.
> one is it?

S15: http://klingonska.org/canon/sbx-s13.html The first sentence is:
{wa’­DIch tlhI­ngan Duj­mey lu­legh­lu’­pu’­bogh rur qI­tI’­nga’ Duj.}
translated as
"*Similar in configuration to the first Klingon vessels encountered, the

I remember seeing this being used as tentative evidence for use of
{wa'DIch} as an adverbial... though now that I look at it, it might just be
a misplaced word.

You do raise some good points here, and I think I'll edit my translation to
use {pawpu'ghach cha'DIch} or the like (and then reply to some of the other
points) when I get home.
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