Can YOU speak Klingon?

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  1. trilbymonkey

    trilbymonkey Lieutenant Red Shirt

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    I'm curious, there's a stereotype that true Trekkies speak Klingon.
    I love the Trek , but I can't. So, can you?? :klingon::klingon::klingon:
     
  2. trilbymonkey

    trilbymonkey Lieutenant Red Shirt

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  3. JustKate

    JustKate Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I do not. But I do have conversational Klingon tapes that my mom got me years ago. Never really tried, though. And how "conversational" can Klingon be, I wonder?
     
  4. Shawnster

    Shawnster Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Pretty conversational. After all, there is an entire Hamlet in the original Klingon.

    I purchased the first Klingon dictionary waaaayyy back when. So I know a few words and numbers.
     
  5. Starbreaker

    Starbreaker Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I have the dictionary... for fun. I don't actually study it.
     
  6. troisboobs

    troisboobs Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    surrrre :klingon:
     
  7. murmillones

    murmillones Ensign Newbie

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    thanks for the website rly useful :techman:
     
  8. ZMistress

    ZMistress Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Even though I consider myself a Trekkie I'd never touch that Klingon dictionary because I have a rather strong dislike of all things Klingon.
    If there was a dictionary about Cardassian, Romulan or Bajoran though, I'd be tempted to check it out.
     
  9. Orne

    Orne Lieutenant Red Shirt

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    "Q'pla!"

    ......that's about it.
     
  10. RaymondJames

    RaymondJames Captain Captain

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    No, just a few words or phrases.
     
  11. Kelso

    Kelso Vice Admiral Admiral

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    That's wrong. :)
     
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    Astraea Commander Red Shirt

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    Just for fun, how many Klingon words/phrases I can recall off the top of my head:

    Qa'pla, racht, gagh, bat'leth, mek'leth, pe'taQ, d'k tahg, Hab SoslI' Quch, rokeg, gre'thor, sto-vo-kor, targ, raktajino, cha'dich, grishnar, chech'tluth. So I can guess I can basically order food, insult someone, or name a weapon (and I'm pretty sure the spelling or capitalization is off on half those words.) :klingon:

    Does anyone actually speak Klingon? Seriously?
     
  13. dreadpiraterose

    dreadpiraterose Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    I do own the dictionary, but I only know a few words. I *Do* have the Klingon word for Terran as a tattoo. ;)
     
  14. SalvorHardin

    SalvorHardin Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I don't.
    I know 4 or 5 words from hearing them in various episodes but I never bothered actively trying to learn the language.
     
  15. greenmystik

    greenmystik Captain Captain

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    I would love to be able to speak Klingon. That would be awesome.
     
  16. Starlock

    Starlock Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Errr.... (Checks Signature) Maybe...

    There is also the Klingon edtions of Gilgamesh, Much Ado About Nothing and Tao Te Ching. Useful stuff.
     
  17. K'riq Sa

    K'riq Sa Commodore

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    Just enough to say Hi to the pretty girls....


    Nuq Daq O' Puchpa E'

    sure to fan the flames of love....


    there's this page...

    http://www.angelfire.com/ga3/ikavnemesis/learnk.html

    well there's also this page of curses

    http://www.geocities.com/intlangschool/curse.html









    K'riq Sa, Son of the Last of Nine, Holder of a Sack of the Last Political Bailout, Heir to the Ring of The Girth of the BBW
     
  18. SalvorHardin

    SalvorHardin Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    The real question is...do you guys have the right voice to speak Klingon ?
     
  19. greenmystik

    greenmystik Captain Captain

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    Absolutely not.
     
  20. JustKate

    JustKate Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I couldn't do Worf, but I could maybe manage Lursa.
     

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