Date: Fri, 4 Nov 2011 16:05:48 -0400
From: "Michael Roney, Jr. PKT" [email protected]
To: tlhIngan Hol mailing list [email protected]
Subject: Eurotalk - New Words - First Words

Sorry for not posting these yesterday, I just started a new job and
I'm having to flip my nights and days around.


Yes - HIja'
No - ghobe'
telephone - ghogh HablI'
Good morning - maj po
Good afternoon - maj pov
Good evening - maj choS
please - qatlhobneS
Thank you - qatlho'
Thank you very much - qatlho'qu'
Sorry - jIQoS
Hello - nuqneH
Good-bye - DaH jImej
left - poS
right - nIH
water - bIQ
beer - HIq
wine - HIq
milk - nIm
coffee - qa'vIn
ladies' toilet - be' puchpa'
gents' toilet - loD puchpa'
one - wa'
two - cha'
three - wej
hospital - ropyaH qach
aspirin - nuch Hergh
taxi - ra'wI' lupwI'
Where is the bank? nuqDaq 'oH beyIl'e'?
Where are the suitcases? nuqDaq bIH leng buqmey'e'?
passport - leng chaw'
credit card - Huch chaw'
keys - ngaQHa'moHwI'mey
bicycle - qam Do Duj
car - puH Duj
bus - lupwI'
airplane - muD Duj
train - lupwI' mIr
ship - bIQ Duj
beach - bIQ'a' HeH
bed - QongDaq
house - juH qach
bathroom - puchpa'
shower - bIQ ghaywI' pa'
hotel - mebpa'mey

And that's it.

I'm disappointed with "hello" being nuqneH.
Especially since I run the program in Hawaiian and I see "Aloha - nuqneH".
And nuqneH doesn't even come close to capturing the spirit of Aloha.

I'd rather a new phrase like we got for "goodbye".
Nothing too special, just something else.

~'anan naHQun

~Michael Roney, Jr.
Professional Klingon Translator
webOS Developer

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