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"Hov leng nuq?"

Translation:What is Star Trek?

July 4, 2018

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

Propaganda spread by the tera'nganpu'…

(Anyone know the Klingon word for propaganda?)


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

We don't have a canonical expression for "propaganda" (that I know of), but you might consider something like:

vuD SIghwI' - "opinion influencer"

vuD SIghmeH jInmol - "a project for influencing opinions"

...or perhaps even:

roghvaH vuDmey SeHchu'meH jInmol'a' - "a grand scheme for completely controlling the opinions of the population"


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

You could simplify this to phrases with SIghmeH, like SIghmeH SoQ propaganda speech, SIghmeH De' chu' propaganda news, SIghmeH jIH much propaganda television/movie. It doesn't carry the connotation of government-run-amok that the modern English propaganda tends to have in the United States. It could be used for an anti-drug campaign as well, which is technically propaganda, but we don't usually use that word for it.


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

Hmm…that last one seems to be a bit of a mouthful…

Here, have some lingots!


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

qatlho'! batlh vIlo'bej! ("Thank you! I shall use them with honor!")


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Qov-jIH-je

pup SIghmeH. Another English term for propaganda is IA -- influencing activities.


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

I imagine another possibility could be something based on this:
{ngebbogh De' chu'.}

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