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"qewwI'wIj choptaH norgh!"

Translation:A norg is biting my ring finger!

December 1, 2018

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Curious, is the ring finger of a Klingon usually the same as for a Terran?

December 1, 2018

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The Klingon says nothing at all about rings. However, in English we call that finger "the ring finger". There is no name for it in English that is more consistent. Doctors call it the fourth finger, but many people don't count the thumb and so might be confused and think that is referring to the pinky finger. Klingons call it the qewwI' which is a unique and specific name that makes no reference to anything other than it is that finger on the hand, the one which in English we call the "ring finger".

December 1, 2018
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