[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: rab

Lieven L. Litaer levinius at gmx.de
Tue Mar 7 10:30:07 PST 2023

Am 07.03.2023 um 17:15 schrieb Steven Boozer via tlhIngan-Hol:
> Klingon Word of the Day for Tuesday, March 07, 2023
> Klingon word: 	rab
> Part of speech: 	verb
> Definition: 	be gigantic, huge, humongous
> Source: 	QelIS boqHarmey [Klingon Alice]
> _______________________________________________
> AFAIK never used in a sentence.
> Lieven, how is it used in QelIS boqHarmey?

An enormous puppy was looking down at her with large round eyes,
{pa’ ghaH chotlhbogh targh ghu tu’; rab ’oH. tInqu’ mInDu’Daj rutlh.}

then Alice dodged behind a great thistle, to keep herself from being run
{ghIq ghaH qaw’moH targhHom ’e’ botmeH QelIS, naHjej rab ’emDaq So’.}

 >    ’When I use a word,’ Humpty Dumpty said [...]
 >    -- [Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland]

I did not translate those lines, as they appear in the sequel to AiW,
which is "Through the Looking-Glass". (That's a different book)

Lieven L. Litaer
aka the "Klingon Teacher from Germany"

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