[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: maq

Will Martin willmartin2 at mac.com
Mon Feb 22 11:02:04 PST 2021

In that case, I feel lucky that it was even something that could be pronounced by a Klingon speaker...

charghwI’ ‘utlh
(ghaH, ghaH, -Daj)

> On Feb 22, 2021, at 11:33 AM, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name> wrote:
> On 2/22/2021 11:16 AM, Will Martin wrote:
>> If you play with forward and backward stuff in English and Klingon and play with the fact that the English word “lead” can be pronounced two different ways, then {Delaq Do’} becomes potentially interpreted as, “I lead the vessel."
>> But even Okrand doesn’t stretch puns THAT far.
>> Does he?
> Delaq Do' was not invented by Okrand. It was written by an episode writer for Deep Space Nine. Okrand back-fit it based on the context in which it was used. There is no pun here.
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