DaHjaj Hol 110819 – torch #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.

If it’s Friday that must mean a trip to Marc Okrand’s wonderful book Klingon for the Galactic Traveler and a special noun selected just for you! That noun is Sech. Capital S, E, CH. Sech means torch. It works nicely with some of the other vocabulary we’ve had this week. But don’t take my word for it, try out these practice sentences:

mughato’ DameQnISchugh Sech yIlo’
if you need to burn a mugato, use a torch

tujqu’ Sechvam qul
this torch’s fire is very hot!

jInarghmeH wa’vatlh Sechmey vItu’nIS
for me to escape, I need to find one hundred torches


A person may study Klingon, because it satisfies some vague urge they have. There’s no need to explain or examine that urge, it’s sufficient that you have it. It’s like why some people climb mountains, just because the mountains are there. Klingon is there. The fact it will open worlds for you is just bonus. But, it will you know. qo’mey poSmoH Hol.

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