[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: yay

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Mon Oct 5 06:59:55 PDT 2020

You're right.  That makes more sense.  I thought it might be a case of extreme poetic licence.  yIvoq 'ach yI'ol!

BTW, I recently learned that the Russian original -- Доверяй, но проверяй! -- was a favorite saying of Stalin for various NKVD chiefs referring to people, not databases.  Which puts an entirely different spin on it.

Thanks for the correction.

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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From: Lieven L. Litaer
Sent: Monday, October 5, 2020 7:37 AM

Am 02.10.2020 um 18:10 schrieb Steven Boozer:
> Klingon word: yay
> Definition: victory, triumph
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>     matlhHa'lu'chugh vaj Doghlu' 'e' yaymeH molor
>     So that one day Molor will see the folly of his treacherous ways (PB)

There seems to be a typo here:
The phrase ends with {...'e' yajmeH molor}

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