DaHjaj Hol 111028 window #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.

And lo, for the last time this month, we open the pages of Marc Okrand’s epic masterpiece Klingon for the Galactic Traveler in search of a new word. Hmm… here’s a likely looking noun. It’s Qorwagh. Capital Q, O, R, W, A, GH. Qorwagh means window. Seems like a word that should be transparently easy to use, doesn’t it? Listen to these examples and see if you don’t agree:

Qorwaghvo’ qaghoqlaH
I can spy on you from the window

DujDaq Qorwaghmey Datu’laHbe’
you cannot find windows on a ship

qachmeyDaq Dab Qorwaghmey ’ej vengmeyDaq Dab qachmey
windows reside in buildings, and buildings reside in cities


A person may find all sorts of entertaing ways to study, because when studying is fun it doesn’t seem like work. Imagine wandering around a shopping mall, window-shopping and attempting to say something in Klingon about everything you see. Is that a challenge fit for a language warrior? You won’t know until you accept it. When you do, be ready to surprise yourself, because qo’mey poSmoH Hol.

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2 comments “DaHjaj Hol 111028 window #tlhIngan #tlh”

pov! One small quibble: Dab is transitive, so it should be qachmey Dab Qorwaghmey ‘ej vengmey Dab qachmey.

Doh! You’re absolutely correct. HIvqa’ veqlargh.

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