[tlhIngan Hol] Relevance of language ability to third person singular pronouns

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Sat Sep 8 09:46:42 PDT 2018


On Sat, Sep 8, 2018, 12:49 Daniel Dadap, <daniel at dadap.net> wrote:

>
> In Star Trek III, when (SPOILER ALERT! SPOILER ALERT!) the Klingon crew
> boards the Enterprise while the self destruct sequence is activated, one of
> Kruge’s officers reports “… the bridge appears to be run by computer. It
> is the only thing speaking.”
>
> Unfortunately, the audience’s universal translator was stuck in the on
> state for this scene so perhaps we’ll never know exactly how that line was
> delivered in the original Klingon.
>

But the English translation says "it" not "she" (the voice of the
Enterprise computer is female). So it's likely the Klingon would've been
{'oH}.

-- 
De'vID

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