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"Is this a knife?"

Translation:taj 'oH'a' Dochvam'e'?

June 27, 2018

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

Tell me there's a version of this with the answer:
{ghobe', taj 'oHbe' Dochvetlh'e'. taj 'oH Dochvam'e'.}

June 27, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DavidTrimb3

be': taj ghaj.
loD: tajna' 'oHbe' Dochvetlh'e'. tajna' 'oH Dochvam'e'.

June 28, 2018

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

Added! (The man's line.)

June 28, 2018

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

I'd love to hear the Aussie Klingon accent...

June 20, 2019

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

There is an Aussie Klingon speaker who has been to a few qep'a'. I know she hopes to get to more in the future, but he situation makes it tough right now. If you ever make it to the qep'a', maybe you'll get lucky and she'll be there.

June 20, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Michael.Lubetsky

Wondering how to say, from Macbeth: "Is this a dagger I see before me?"

Perhaps: taj 'oH'a' jIH tlhopDaq vIleghbogh Dochvam'e' ?

June 30, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DavidTrimb3

Close. A very literal translation would be taj 'oH'a' jIH tlhopDaq Doch'e' vIleghbogh Is the thing which I see before me a knife?

A smoother translation, not trying to copy the English syntax, might be jIH tlhopDaq taj vIlegh'a'? Do I see a knife before me?

Perhaps the best fit for the language, but not similar to the original English, might be jIH tlhopDaq tajHey vIlegh I see an apparent knife before me.

June 30, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Michael.Lubetsky

Thank you, David!

June 30, 2018
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