[tlhIngan Hol] qepHom 2018 - Technical terms

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Thu Nov 22 21:46:53 PST 2018


On Fri, Nov 23, 2018, 04:11 Daniel Dadap <daniel at dadap.net wrote:

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> > On Nov 22, 2018, at 07:13, Lieven L. Litaer <levinius at gmx.de> wrote:
> >
> >> Am 22.11.2018 um 10:49 schrieb mayqel qunenoS:
> >> Indeed; how hot is a SImyon ?
> >> Is 1 SImyon 1 degree Celsius ? (which I hope, since here we use
> Celsius..)
> >> Or is it 1 Fahreneit ? Or 1 Kelvin ?
> >
> > We really don't know at this point. Maybe we will one day. But I doubt
> it's the same as what we use on earth. It will probably be based on
> something within Klingon culture, such as 0 degrees based on frozen
> bloodwine and 100 degrees based on the surface of a batleth after a
> battle... we just don't know. ... yet.
>

Why 100? Why not 81 or 243?

If bloodwine ever gets so cold as to freeze, something has gone very, very
> wrong. latlh HIvje'Daq 'Iw HIq taD yIqang.
>

The obvious reference points are the expected temperature of an average
{qIvon} and the boiling point of Klingon blood.

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De'vID

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