[tlhIngan Hol] HIchmey [minor spoiler]

kechpaja at kechpaja.com kechpaja at kechpaja.com
Fri Mar 6 02:05:23 PST 2020


Example of what they may have been imitating (safe for work, it's just 
an old promo poster): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sex_Pistols#/media/File:WB_77-NMTB_promo.jpg

And {nga'chuq} is indeed the first and only result you get if you type 
"sex" into Hol 'ampaS, and have enough rudimentary knowledge of Klingon 
to put modifiers after nouns but not enough to realize that that's a 
verb that already has a suffix attached. 

On Fri, Mar 06, 2020 at 12:01:49PM +0200, kechpaja at kechpaja.com wrote:
>If the second word is indeed {nga'chuq}, it could potentially be a pun
>on the name of the band "Sex Pistols". Some of their shirts and other
>memorabilia appears to have a similar style to the style of the shirt in
>the picture (haven't seen the episode yet).
>
>*Huge* facepalm
>
>On Fri, Mar 06, 2020 at 10:51:15AM +0100, Lieven L. Litaer wrote:
>>About Star Trek Picard
>>
>>This message does contain a very small spoiler, but not relevant to the
>>story. This is your chance stop reading and delete the message.
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>>In the seventh episode of STP, a person is wearing a shirt with Klingon
>>words written in latin script and a drawing of Klingons. The first line
>>is clearly {HIchmey} but the second is only half visible, blurring the
>>second syllable.
>>
>>Here's the game. Solve the phrase:
>>
>>HIchmey nga_ _ _ _ _
>>
>>(letter count is roman, not xifan)
>>
>>On a different angle, the shape of the letters is visible, so some
>>letters can be eleminated. You can have alook at that angle (including
>>my personal interpretation) on the page at the Klingon Language Wiki.
>>
>>I'm actually pretty sure this could the solution, but maybe I'm
>>overseeing something.
>>
>>http://www.klingonwiki.net/En/StarTrekPicard
>>
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>>http://www.klingonisch.de
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