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

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

May 20, 2018



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


Where is the "that"?


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".

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