[tlhIngan Hol] It's time to act!

Will Martin willmartin2 at mac.com
Mon Feb 28 09:47:33 PST 2022

Others have given good suggestions, but I’d just say: {tlhoy bIratlhtaH. bImejnIS.} or {tlhoy bIratlhtaH. DaH yImej!}

Or, riffing on SuStel’s suggestion: {mubelHa’ bISumtaHghachDaj}.

charghwI’, retired.

> On Feb 28, 2022, at 11:11 AM, 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}?
> --
> Lieven L. Litaer
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