DaHjaj Hol 110815 – burn #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.

While you’re listening to this podcast, waiting to learn what the new verb is this week, I’m off in Reno at the KLI’s annual conference, also known as the qep’a’ wa’maH chorghDIch. I’m surrounded by the hot passion of the Klingon language, and so today’s verb is meQ. M, E, Capital Q. meQ means burn. Let’s use it in some sample sentences:

mumeQ chom nuH
the bartender’s weapon burned me

ghoghlIj vIQoyDI’ meQchoH tIqwIj
when I hear your voice, my heart begins to burn

megh DameQpu’ ‘ej ‘up ‘ach tlherbe’
you burned lunch, and it’s disgusting, but it isn’t lumpy

bemwIj vImeQmo’ jInarghlaHbe’
because I burned the sole of my foot, I cannot escape


If you imagine yourself fluent in Klingon, then you’ll have created a possibility that you can manifest. You’ve invented a future reality, conjured up a world. Now you just have to get there. qo’mey poSmoH Hol.

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