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"ghopDap 'oH'a'? ghobe'. chunDab 'oH."

Translation:Is it an asteroid? No. It is a meteor.

May 20, 2018

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

Is it hand nonsense? No, it is an innocent dwelling.

May 20, 2018

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

Where is the "that"?

September 27, 2018

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

The Klingon is referring to something being observed by the speaker and the listener. English often used "that" in such a case even though Klingon doesn't have a word which directly translates as "that". Thus it is not unreasonable to translate Klingon 'oH as English "that" in such a circumstance (or even "this" if the person were holding it near the 'oH.

However, I think you are right that having it in the "best" translation could be confusing, so I have demoted it to "acceptable".

September 27, 2018
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