[tlhIngan Hol] expressing "the nerve of this guy"

Will Martin willmartin2 at mac.com
Thu Jul 15 02:48:28 PDT 2021

I wouldn’t be so sure. Perhaps all Klingon bffs have nearly killed one another at some point. 

charghwI’, retired 

> On Jul 15, 2021, at 12:56 AM, De'vID <de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, 14 Jul 2021 at 15:22, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name> wrote:
>> I'm not exactly sure how everyone has decided that Klingons view qajunpaQ as necessarily positive. We're told it fairly clearly about butlh in TKW. But for qajunpaQ it seems to me to be pretty much an exact correspondence to the idiomatic sense of nerve, neutral without context. The only special connotation we're told about qajunpaQ is that it implies a surprising or reckless kind of courage that the neutral toDuj does not.
> Given that Kang "almost killed Curzon that day" for the latter's display of {qajunpaQ}, it's pretty clearly not necessarily positive from a Klingon point of view. 
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