[tlhIngan Hol] [Tlhingan-hol] 2018 qep'a' Wish List

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Thu Mar 29 08:04:49 PDT 2018

On 3/29/2018 10:54 AM, nIqolay Q wrote:
> ​O​
> n Thu, Mar 29, 2018 at 9:51 AM, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name 
> <mailto:sustel at trimboli.name>> wrote:
>     On 3/29/2018 9:28 AM, mayqel qunenoS wrote:
>>     lieven:
>>     > If you mean this literally, we have {ngagh}
>>     Indeed I meant it literally.
>>     There are times that the desired meaning would be better
>>     conveyed, if we had a dedicated word meaning "someone performs
>>     sex on/to another", (i.e. "fucks another"), than just using
>>     {nga'chuq}.
>>     I know that probably we will not receive such a word, but I
>>     wanted to request it anyway..
>     That would be *ngagh.*
>     *targhlIj yIngagh! yIruch!*/Go mate with your targ!/ (PK)
>     *targhlIj* is the object of *yIngagh.*
>     Don't be fooled by the euphamism /mate with/. This had to be
>     recorded for /Power Klingon/ and get past censorship.
> ​I think *ngagh* might just be a regular word and not necessarily 
> profanity.

Oh no, I wouldn't expect it to be profane by itself. It's the concept of 
mating with a targ, not the word by itself, that is profane.

If mayqel is wishing for a profane /fuck,/ actually translated for us, I 
imagine he'll be wishing for a long time.


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