Klingon Translator/ Klingon Phrases

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Klingon Translator/ Klingon Phrases

By TheChibiKlingon }};-D

English - tlhIngan Hol

Hello-nuqneH (it literarily means ‘what do you want?')

How are you? - bIpIv'a' (Are you healthy?)

I am healthy. Are you healthy?-jIpIv. bIpIv'a'

Long-time no see- qaleghqa'mo' jIQuch (I'm glad because I see you again) /

qaleghqa'neS (I am honoured to see you again)

What's your name? - Nuq 'oH ponglIj'e'?

My name is...- ...jIH / ...'oH pongwIj'e’

Where are you from? - munglIj nuq / nuqDaq bIbogh

I'm from... -... vo' vIpawta

Pleased to meet you-qaqIHneS / qaqIHmo' jIQuch

Good night- QaQ yIQong ("Something is good. Sleep!")

Good luck- yIghoSDo' (Go onward with fortune)

Cheers/Good health! - 'IwlIj jachjaj

I don't understand- jIyajbe'

I don't know- jISovbe'

Please speak more slowly- QIt yIjatlh

Please say that again- 'e' yIjatlhqa'

Please write it down- 'e' yIghItlh

Do you speak Klingon? - tlhIngan Hol Dajatlh'a'?

Yes, I speak a little- HIja'. LoQ vIjatlhlaH

Thank you- qatlho' [Not all Klingons are mean]

Would you like to dance with me? - MamI' DaneH? / NItebHa' mamI' DaneH?

I love you- qamuSHa'

Get well soon-tugh bIpIvchoHjaj

Leave me alone!- naDevvo' yIghoS!

Help! - HIQaH! QaH!

Fire! - BaH!


Merry Christmas and Happy New Year- QISmaS DatIvjaj 'ej DIS chu' DatIvjaj

Happy Birthday-qoSlIj DatIvjaj

One language is never enough- not yap WA' Hol

Yes (Answer to yes/no question)- HIja'

No (Answer to yes/no question) - Ghobe'

Yes, OK, I'll do it- Lu'

No, don't, I won't– Qo'

Don't be silly - YIDoghQo' (to more than one person: peDoghQo')

Your mother has a smooth forehead! - Hab SoSlI' Quch! (Note: this is a powerful insult; don't say it to friends.)

Today is a good day to die- Heghlu’meH QaQ jajvam


Revenge is a dish best served cold- bortaS bIr jablu'DI' reH QaQqu' nay'

My beloved- bangwI'

To be or not to be- taH pagh taHbe'

I accept [with honour]. May your enemies run with fear- jIlajneS. GhIj qet jaghmeyjaj

A drinking song –

'Ej HumtaH 'ej DechtaH 'Iw

And the blood was ankle deep

'Ej Doq SoDtaH ghoSpa' Sqral bIQtIq

And the River Skral ran crimson red

'E' pa' jaj law' mo' jaj puS

On the day above all days

Jaj qeylIS molar mIgh HoHchu'qu'

When Kahless slew evil Molor dead

Shut up! - BIjatlh 'e' yImev (to more than one person: Sujatlh 'e' yImev)

Klingon emoticon-}};-D

Success -Qapla'

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Need a translation please. Qapla' loDni'!

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}};-D Qapla'
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I'm writing a story and the main character needs to understand Klingon. Any one want to be my Klingon Consultant? Pretty please? You'll win my undying gratitude, a mention in the book and a copy.
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Dont forget iwlij jachjaj (may your blood boil)

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Cool! Thanks for this!
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Lol, nice I will remember not to say "Hab SoSlI' Quch!" to a Klingon!
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Divinely or you end up with no head }}:-|
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