[tlhIngan Hol] tlhIngan-Hol Digest, Vol 60, Issue 13

James Landau savegraduation at yahoo.com
Fri May 14 15:23:24 PDT 2021


>Date: Thu, 13 May 2021 07:39:52 +0200
>From: "Lieven L. Litaer" <levinius at gmx.de>

>As ghunchu'wI' wrote before: there are none, get used to it.
>
>Nevertheless... If you really feel the urge to write some kind of
>greeting, you might want to use some of the following. But you should
>know they are not true greetings, just literal phrases what they are.
>
>{peqIm} - You all pay attention!
>{HIqIm} - Pay attention to me!
>
>{Savan} - I salute you.
>This is actually a bad suggestion, because {van} is literally "salute",
>and not "greet". But this even appears in many non-canon Klingon
>literature, because many athur think this is usable as a greeting.
>
>{DaH jIjatlh} - "I speak now"
>
>And so on. There is no limit of phrases to catch your opponent's
>attention; Just remember that these are no greetings. You would not yell
>such a phrase to someone on the street, unles you really want to start a
>conversation.
>
>See also the page at the Klingon Language Wiki:
>http://klingon.wiki/En/Hello

Thanks so much for that link! I've been browsing the Klingon wiki, but hadn't seen that page before. And now I'll also know, should I ever encounter it, which way of saying "Pleased to meet you!" is fake Klingon!
  
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