DaHjaj Hol 110808 – trick #tlhIngan #tlh

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Hello, and welcome. You’re listening to DaHjaj Hol, your daily dose of Klingon language. I’m your host, Lawrence Schoen.

Oh, look, it’s Monday again. That can only mean one thing: time for another verb! How about toj? T, O, J. toj means deceive or trick or bluff. A useful verb to have around, don’t you think? Let’s see what we can do with it:

mutoj veqlargh
the Fek’lhr tricked me

reH jIqIDtaH ‘ach DaH jItojbe’lI’
I’m always joking, but I’m not bluffing now

chotojchugh qaHoH ‘ej nom qaHoHbe’
if you deceive me, I will kill you, and I won’t kill you quickly

A person may not know where one is in your command of Klingon. It can be tricky. We often manage to deceive ourselves. The extent of our knowledge is frequently hidden from our conscious awareness. But it’s still there, inside us, growing stronger and more extensive, day after day, until one day you realize just how much you actually know. And on that day… look out! qo’mey poSmoH Hol.


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2 comments “DaHjaj Hol 110808 – trick #tlhIngan #tlh”

Interestingly, the Klingon word for “holodeck” is tojbogh pa’, or “room which tricks”.

You will be happy to know that I’m finally going to introduce -bogh very soon.

Look/listen for it on the 18th!

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