The Klingon Language Institute (KLI) is an independent organization located in Flourtown, . The Klingon version of the Epic of Gilgamesh, translated by Roger Cheesbro, with an introduction by Lawrence M. Schoen. The Klingon Hamlet (full . The constructed language spoken by the Klingons in StarTrek. Their translation of “Gilgamesh” has just come out in book form, & “Hamlet” is now in paperback. Even the most casual of geeks have heard of Klingons and know such as Gilgamesh (ghIlghameS: A Klingon Translation), Hamlet and Much.

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This is not a standard computer game, but some kind of interactive movie, presented in the mode of a holodeck simulation.

There are three noun classestwo levels of deixisand a possession and syntactic function. Hmm, maybe I could do something?

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This is a good German translation of ” Klingon for the Galactic Traveler “. Even more interesting and important ist the email-discussion group, where everyone can learn and speak klingon. Microsoft’s Bing Translator attempts to translate Klingon from and to other languages.

Klingon language Organizations based in Pennsylvania establishments in Pennsylvania Organizations established in If you like, we can bring one gklgamesh these to the qepHom. The Klimgon translation is called ” Die Ehre der Klingonen “.

This article relies too much on references to primary sources. See Klingon language Writing systems and Template: This page was last edited on 24 Decemberat The comic is completely in Klingon.

Six Klingon translations of works of world literature have been published: In addition, stress may shift to a suffix that is meant to be emphasized. The KLI has members from all over the world. Just like the translation of the Klingon Hamlet, the translation of Shakepeare’s Much Ado about Nothing is a great work for the advanced Klingonist. A list of all mistakes is available herebut only in German. Google Search [29] and Minecraft [30] each have a Klingon language setting.


There are five vowels spaced more or less evenly around the vowel space, with two back rounded vowels, one kljngon unrounded vowel, and two front or near-front unrounded vowels. The vowel inventory is asymmetrical in klingn the back rounded vowels are tense and the front vowels are lax.

Instead, a serif font that clearly distinguishes ” I ” and ” l “, such as Courier or Courier Newhas traditionally been employed for writing Klingon in the Latin alphabet. The letters in parentheses lkingon each item if any indicate the acronym of each source – used when quoting canon.

Klingon language – Wikipedia

Kruge’s starship after his death, as the survivors of the Enterprise ‘s self-destruction transport up from the crumbling Genesis Planet to the Klingon ship. All of the pronunciation hints are now readible for German speakers; this means that you can pronounce klingon without any knowledge of it. Ugly Bags of Mostly Water.

Depending on the type of noun body part, being capable of using language, or neither the suffix changes. Anyway, this book is a real must-have for any klingon library. More recently he serves as the director of research and chief compliance officer for the Wedge Medical Center. In prefixes and rare other syllables, this is enough. So I translated ghIlghameS This helps lend a particular character to the language.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Its vocabulary, heavily centered on Star Trek -Klingon concepts such as spacecraft or warfarecan sometimes make it cumbersome for everyday use.

The most common word order in Klingon is object—verb—subjectand, in most cases, the word order is the exact reverse of English for an equivalent sentence:. At intervals ranging from three to eighteen months, a Beginners’ Grammarian is elected among the most experienced speakers. The Wrath of Khan.


Klingon Language Institute

Latin script Klingon alphabet Klingon script. You can use the old book to start learning Klingon, but the more you learn, the more mistakes you will learn. Symbols incorrectly attributed to Okuda: History from the author’s point of view In the fall of I Roger Cheesbro was taking a college course physics. It contains detailed information about Klingon dialects, history, slang expressions and idioms as well as useful hints how to avoid mistakes.

According to the actor who spoke the lines, Mark LenardJames Doohan recorded the lines he had written on a tape, and Lenard transcribed the recorded lines in a way he found useful in learning them. The Klingon Dictionary 2nd: The KLI has hosted wordplay contests, with challenges to invent new Klingon phrases using natural language word play such as palindromespangramsand spoonerisms. Clipped Klingon is especially useful in situations where speed is a decisive factor.

It’s not a game, it’s a huge database about Klingons. The german translation of ” The Klingon Dictionary ” is so bad that one can only use it if you want to check something back you don’t understand while reading the original english.

At these meetings, attendees talk about Klingon and in Klingon in a school-like style, with lessons, lectures and exercises. The Motion Gilgamsshalthough these symbols are often incorrectly attributed to Michael Okuda. Klingon Language Institute 7.

From Elvish to Klingon: It also contains many new words and expressions and therefor is one of the most important books for the Klingon language.

At the time I wasn’t thinking about other klingonists.