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"quv wo'rIv; qeylIS rur."

Translation:Worf is as honored as Kahless.

March 19, 2018

17 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Qunchuy

{quv} is “be honored”, not “be honorable”.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mizinamo

I don't see "honorable" in any of the accepted translations for this sentence.

Where did you see it? Could you provide a screenshot, please?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jdmcowan

I already edited this one.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mizinamo

Quick like a bunny!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/phuvtuo

nom vang; cheSHom rur.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Qunchuy

maj. I just encountered the corrected sentence. Others like it are still out there, though.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kahless62003

"Honoured" was classed as a typo on this one.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kahless62003

Great, thanks! Is there a delay on these things, it's still complaining.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mizinamo

I don't know for sure, but it's possible.

I believe changes to the tips and notes can take a few hours to be "live" -- possibly the same is true for changes to the list of accepted alternatives.

If so, it should work tomorrow at the latest.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/butsuri

It's still reported as a typo now...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jdmcowan

Great! Thanks. There was a small error on our side preventing it that I was able to find and fix. One system updates it should have that error v anymore.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jdmcowan

Do you have a screen shot?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/butsuri

I'm afraid I didn't take one.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/freefly42

It seems like the semicolon is important here, but Klingon isn't supposed to have any punctuation besides a comma and a period?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jdmcowan

Dr. Okrand is the one who had said that punctuation isn't important in Klingon, but he's also the one that taught us to use semicolons in Klingon similes. I feel like the best way to think of punctuation in Klingon is as a tool you can use to help clarify things. There's no rules for what punctuation to use when, but there are some common uses that can really help when things aren't clear. Using a semicolon makes a simile immediately recognizable, but I suppose it wouldn't be too tough to figure out of it was a comma or a hyphen or on separate lines, or whatever.

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