[tlhIngan Hol] Kelpian

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Fri Jan 11 08:56:20 PST 2019

And {Humanpu'} are from {tera'} !


-----Original Message-----
From: Lieven L. Litaer
Am 11.01.2019 um 16:51 schrieb De'vID:
> In the Season 1 episode "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum", the species name 
> "Kelpian" was rendered as *{qelpIya'ngan} in the subtitles.
>            [...]                                       So both *{ba'ul} and Kelpians are 
> *{qamInarngan}, and it's unclear if *{qelpIya'} is actually a place 
> name. (Perhaps *{qelpIya'} is a place on *{qamInar} where the Kelpians 
> come from. Or perhaps the Star Trek Discovery writers made up the word "Kelpian"
> without thinking very much about how it might be parsed.)

Just like the {tlhIngan} are from {Qo'noS} :-)

Lieven L. Litaer
aka the "Klingon Teacher from Germany"

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