DaHjaj Hol 111014 reject #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.

After yesterday’s difficult suffix I thought you might be feeling a bit cranky and in need of a treat. And that’s why I’m opening up Marc Okrand’s Klingon for the Galactic Traveler to give you a new verb. It’s lajQo’. L, A, J, Capital Q, O, Apostrophe. lajQo’ means reject. Sounds like a good verb if you’re in a sour mood. Let’s try it out with some practice sentences:

chatlh wIlajQo’ ’ej jabwI’ wIHoH
we rejected the soup and killed the waiter

mulajQo’mo’ be’nI’lI’ jIchechchoH
because your sister rejected me, I got drunk

reH yIHmey tIlajQo’
always reject tribbles


When you use a little bit of Klingon every day, then you automatically find it easier to keep using it. The sounds, the grammatical patterns, the rules, they all come to you more easily. It’s not necessarily easy, but it is inevitable. Once you set yourself upon this path of daily language, you will open worlds. qo’mey poSmoH Hol.

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