[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: tlhIngan 'IH qaD

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Fri Nov 3 08:14:02 PDT 2017

On 11/3/2017 11:02 AM, Lieven wrote:
> Am 03.11.2017 um 16:00 schrieb Klingon Word of the Day:
>> Klingon Word of the Day for Friday, November 03, 2017
>> Klingon word: tlhIngan 'IH qaD
>> Part of speech: noun
>> Definition: Klingon beauty contest
>> Source: Klingon Monopoly, published 1 November 2011
> This is the "contest of the handsome Klingon", and not the "klingon 
> handsomeness contest". {'IH} is not used as a noun. 

But it's an appropriate translation, because, as we all know, Klingon is 
not a code for English, and translations are not word-for-word affairs. 
The correct English expression for what *tlhIngan 'IH qaD* describes is 
/Klingon beauty contest./


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