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  Klingon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Klingon ribs are arranged in a latticework; the structure might be compared to chainmail.
Conversely, Klingons despise the Tribbles as an "ecological menace".
The Klingon AI and standard of discipline is considered slightly lower than that of the Federation, with subordinates generally erring on the side of aggression.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Klingon   (4367 words)

 Klingon language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Klingon is sometimes referred to as Klingonese (most notably in the Star Trek: The Original Series episode "The Trouble with Tribbles"), but among the Klingon-speaking community this is often understood to refer to another Klingon language that is described in John M. Ford's Star Trek novels as Klingonaase.
Klingon has been developed with a phonology that, while based on human natural languages, is intended to sound alien.
Klingon syllable structure is extremely strict: a syllable must start with a consonant (including the glottal stop) followed by one vowel.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Klingon_language   (3599 words)

 Klingon - Memory Alpha
The Klingon Empire was founded some time in the ninth century CE by Kahless the Unforgettable, who performed many heroic feats including the unification of the Klingon people when he killed the tyrant Molor.
Klingons were apparently so embarrassed by the fallout from their failed attempt at genetic enhancement that they refused to discuss the incident with outsiders.
By the 24th century, the reason for smooth forehead Klingons was not widely known outside the Empire, and questions were generally met with a brusque answer along the lines of "we don't discuss it with outsiders".
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Klingon   (3252 words)

The olfactory sense of a typical Klingon is very keen, and by the way they initiate the mating ritual with a lot of sniffing of the mate, it is possible that this is a possible way of identifying another Klingon.
For a Klingon to join a family, it must be done according to the rite of R'uustal, after approval by the matriarch or patriarch of the family house.
With the Klingons encroaching on Federation space and the Odo's suspicions, Sisko was given the assignment of exposing the Gowron Changeling and put an end to the hostilities.
www.geocities.com /Area51/Nebula/4156/infirmary/xeno/klingon.html   (5002 words)

 Klingon and Esperanto: The Odd Couple? (Glen Proechel)
A second organiztion of Klingon fan clubs is the Klingon Assault Group which also encourages students in the use of the Klingon language by its 2500 members.
Klingon is presently considered difficult as a spoken language, because of its strange sounds, unusual word order, and unfamiliar words.
Klingons are only an occasional presence in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and though there are reports of one half-Klingon character in the new Star Trek: Voyagers series, that will have no contact with the Klingon Empire, taking place halfway across the galaxy.
donh.best.vwh.net /Languages/klingon.html   (1356 words)

 Klingon - Uncyclopedia
Klingons are offended by their depiction as having an unusual forehead bone structure.
Klingons recieved their name based on the unique eletrical properties of their spaceship, causing severe static cling.
Klingons, despite their rough appearance, have a fine appreciation of practical jokes, as long as they don't mention forehead ridges.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Klingon   (346 words)

 Klingon - Langmaker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Klingon, the language of the Klingon race from Star Trek, was briefly sketched by James Doohan and fully designed by Marc Okrand.
The Klingon dialogue in Star Trek: The Motion Picture was devised by James Doohan and spoken by Mark Lenard, who, of course, played the Klingon commander in that film.
But the Federation folks are talking though all of this, so the Klingon dialogue can't be heard very clearly.) I don't know whether at the time Doohan made the recording he or Lenard or anybody else knew which phrases would go with which subtitles or whether subtitles were changed after the filming was done.
www.langmaker.com /db/Mdl_klingon.htm   (477 words)

The Klingon Klag on board the Pagh admits he does not speak to his father, who is slowly dying on the homeworld without honor after escaping from victorious Romulans who would not allow him to die as a Klingon should die — in battle.
A form of dominance/submission is seen when he is given a Klingon female thanks to Commander Riker's temporary Q powers; she is donned in leather accessories and some armor, she seems jealous of Yar, takes a strong slap from Worf and comes back on her knees — defiantly growling.
Klingon officers do not let their children live with them as a general rule, although "the son of a Klingon is a man the day he can first hold a blade".
www.startrek.com /startrek/view/library/aliens/article/70638.html   (1348 words)

 Klingon Empire - Memory Alpha
The Klingon Empire (also sometimes referred to as the Imperial Klingon Empire) is the official state of the Klingon people, founded approximately 1,500 years ago (1,000 years by the Klingon calendar) by Kahless the Unforgettable, who first united the Klingon homeworld of Qo'noS.
Officially, the Klingon Empire is a feudal monarchy, with power residing in the Emperor, who is traditionally a descendant of Kahless.
The position of emperor was abandoned (but not officially abolished) in the mid-21st century, but was revived in 2369 when a group of clerics created a clone of Kahless, who was accepted as the new Emperor, albeit only as a figurehead.
www.memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Klingon_Empire   (594 words)

 Star Trek Klingon Academy clans mods and downloads
Klingon Academy took the trek gamer outside of the Federation world (which is boring anyway) and took them into the realm of the last film featuring the entire original cast...
In the end, as usual, the Enterprise (along with the USS Excelsior) teaches a violent lesson to the insurgents, who are led by a Shakespeare-quoting Klingon commander named General Chang, by destroying their cloak-capable warship and subsequently killing all on board.
And that's exactly where the game Klingon Academy begins, with players being addressed by General Chang as their instructor with the intention of going to war with the Federation before the game is through.
www.startrek-gamers.com /ka.htm   (574 words)

 BBC - h2g2 - The Klingon Language
The Klingons in the first Star Trek movie had only a cameo role, presumably to pander to the fans who had been starved of new, live-action Star Trek for a decade.
Large chunks of Klingon dialogue were required, and it was felt necessary to involve an expert to ensure the noises the actors made actually sounded like a language.
Klingon proverbs quoted in films or TV episodes were collected, translated and discussed in another volume, The Klingon Way.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/A744860   (1629 words)

 Klingon Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Klingon High Council is the governing body of the Klingon Empire.
A Klingon, since he or she is born, are bred to be a warrior.
A Klingon male is first considered to be a man when he can hold a blade in is hand.
sdf.kag.org /klingon_government.htm   (327 words)

 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Humor (Klingon Interpreter)
The county would pay a Klingon interpreter only in the unlikely case he or she was actually called into service.
The original article stated plainly that "in reality, no patient has yet tried to communicate in Klingon," and noted that the county health department wasn't actually spending any money to hire Klingon interpreters but simply adding Klingon to a list of languages for which interpreters might be needed someday.
County officials had previously said that no patient had ever come in speaking only Klingon, but that the county would pay a Klingon interpreter in the unlikely case one was actually needed.
www.snopes.com /humor/iftrue/klingon.asp   (724 words)

 Klingon Imperial Diplomatic Corps: Main Menu
Klingons are not "strange" fans - you would be surprised to find out how many fans of both Star Trek and Klingon culture are out there, and from all walks of life.
Klingon fans are simply interested in a futuristic culture that places great import on honour, duty and loyalty to one's family, ship and empire.
The two Klingon Book of Condolences: "Klingon Book of Condolences for September 11th" as well as the "House Kasara - Condolences for Lord Ki'aanu Kasara" are still available for those who haven't yet had a chance to sign either of them...
www.klingon.org /menu.html   (815 words)

 STARTREK.COM : Biography
Worf was shocked to discover in 2367 that his interludes with K'Ehleyr had fostered a son, Alexander, when she accompanied the dying Klingon Chancellor K'mpec while old foe Duras, a challenger for succession, was a suspect.
Although later found to be cloned from ancient relics of the original Klingon warrior by the Boreth clerics, the response of spiritually empty Klingons to his presence led Worf to insist that Gowron accept the cloned Kahless as a returned Emperor and moral leader — in effect creating a constitutional theo-monarchy.
He soon got the chance to meet Klingon legend Kor, but that honor too was ripped away when image gave way to reality as the two fought over the Sword of Kahless relic they found on a quest.
www.startrek.com /startrek/view/library/characters/TNG/bio/1112448.html   (2983 words)

 Major Alien Species
Family heritage sets the pattern for generations to follow, giving klingon bloodlines great continuity in the establishment of both private and governmental leadership stucture.Rites of passage and tests of warrior skill are revered signposts of klingon maturity, often envolving to-the-death combat with primitive blade and blunt weaponry.
One of the most comman Klingon spacecraft in use to day, the familiar Bird Of Prey attack cruiser, is perhaps the most concrete reminder of this past alliance.
Perhaps the single most striking feature of Klingon anatomy is the ridged forehead crown evident in genetically pure individuals, a characteristic missing in the few Klingon/human genetic fusions still serving in some parts of the Empire.
pages.prodigy.net /thenadels/aliens.htm   (1866 words)

In Klingon society, the death of a warrior is not mourned, especially a warrior who has died honorably, as in battle or the line of duty.
Klingon tradition holds that the son of a Klingon is a man the day he can first hold a blade.
Despite the considerable sophistication of Klingon technology, significant gaps exist in Klingon medical science, in part due to cultural biases that injured warriors should be left to die or to carry out the Hegh'bat.
www.fortunecity.com /tattooine/constantine/157/races/klingonr.html   (203 words)

 Amazon.com: The Klingon Hamlet: Books: Lawrence Schoen,Klingon Language Institute   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Only experienced Klingon speakers will be able to fully appreciate the nuances of the Klingon-language version, but for anyone who has dabbled in the language, this is an excellent opportunity to acquire large chunks of authentic text to practice on.
These put forward the case that Shakespeare himself was a Klingon, and underline the essentially Klingon nature of this famous play, with its themes of honor and revenge.
The Klingon translation, in all the glory of its iambic pentameter, has been lovingly constructed, and is well worth the effort of reading at least a few favorite passages aloud.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0671035789?v=glance   (1283 words)

 ConScript Unicode Registry
Several glyph forms for the Klingon alphabet are extant.
The Qo'noS font, designed for Star Trek: The Motion Picture by the Astra Image Corporation, is the standard font used by the Klingon Language Instutute and Paramount (though Paramount explicitly uses the characters unsystematically when it represents the Klingon language).
Klingon has an alphabet of 26 characters, a positional numeric writing system with 10 digits, and is written left-to-right, top-to-bottom.
www.evertype.com /standards/csur/klingon.html   (237 words)

 Klingon - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
The purpose of this book is to create a Wikibook on how to speak the Klingon Language.
Most of the sounds of Klingon are similar to those of English, but there are some notable exceptions.
The 'h' in Klingon is like the Jewish word "Hanuka" with a raspy h.
en.wikibooks.org /wiki/Klingon   (191 words)

 Klingonska Akademien - Links to Other Pages About the Klingon Language.
The webpage of the new (founded September 10th, 1998) and promising Klingon Language Clan who "intend to provide you with a place to learn tlhIngan Hol." A list of members is available, with their ICQ­numbers, for so it's someone speaking Klingon.
Nick Nicholas's page about different Klingon projects, such as the "Klingon Localization Project" (a project to translate the MacOS into Klingon) which unfortunately halted becaus e of copyright problems, and the different KLI translation projects.
Klingon translations of some strips of John Cook's Star Trek parody Sev Trek.
www.klingonska.org /links.html   (990 words)

 Klingon Page
Klingon is a language invented by linguist Mark Okrand for the
As of the last revision date below, this is the current status of the Klingon language projects I am involved with.
It is the first half of the soliloquy, in Klingon script, romanised Klingon, literal translation into English, 'crude Terran Forgery', and Klingon audio.
www.tlg.uci.edu /~opoudjis/Klingon/klingon.html   (486 words)

 Klingon Speakers Now Outnumber Navajo Speakers | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
Klingon speakers said they are pleased with the report.
Though the basics of Navajo are still taught in some reservation schools, and the language is spoken ceremonially at tribal council meetings, most Navajos do not bother to retain their knowledge after leaving school.
KLI members practice Klingon martial arts, participate in Klingon singing and storytelling sessions, and even perform spiritual ceremonies derived from the various Star Trek television series and films.
www.theonion.com /content/node/29426   (716 words)

 Klingon Unicode Fonts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This alphabet was created at Paramount Pictures to write Klingon, an artificial language invented by linguist Dr. Marc Okrand for use in Star Trek movies.
Klingon is not part of the Unicode Standard.
Additional (non-Unicode related) information on the Klingon alphabet can be found within the Klingonska Akademien (in Swedish and English) and Klingon Language Institute sites.
www.travelphrases.info /gallery/Fonts_Klingon.html   (309 words)

 Star Trek: Voyager - 'Barge of the Dead' (spoilers)
They know nothing of any Klingon artifact, but B'Elanna is still convinced the cut on her hand was given her by Kotar, the Klingon Charon.
To this end, B'Elanna requests that she be allowed to undergo a near-death experience in sick bay, recreating the conditions of the ion storm in order to revisit the Klingon netherworld.
She swings a weapon at them, then tosses it away, saying she's "tired of fighting." The crew says they are not her enemies.
www.space.com /sciencefiction/voyager_603_spoilers_991007.html   (740 words)

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