[tlhIngan Hol] It's time to act!

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Mon Feb 28 08:36:20 PST 2022

On Mon, 28 Feb 2022 at 17:11, Lieven L. Litaer <levinius at gmx.de> wrote:

> I just got confronted with a question from a beginner, who wanted to
> express the idea of saying "It's about time for you to leave" and I
> could not think of a good way to express that in Klingon.
> This expression (at least in German) is used when you observe something
> that has been annoying for a very long time, and nobody said anything or
> intervened, but then at some point, the thing gets so annoying that you
> say "It's time that somebody acts" or "We have reached a level where
> it's getting too much. It's time for this kid to go home."
> I'm not sure my brain is just blocked; Maybe I'm overseeing some idiom.
> Any suggestions, besides from the obvious {DaH yIvang}?

{mevyap!} is a good expression to use to express reaching the limits of
one's tolerance.

{mevyap! DaH bImejnIS!} might work for "It's about time for you to leave",
depending on the circumstances.

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