Live Poll: Shakespeare in the Original Klingon

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Klingon Chancellor Gorkon states, "You've not experienced Shakespeare until you have read him in the original Klingon," in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991). Which of these Klingon language Shakespearean films would you most like to see?

List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls028167295/
Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/4NjO8Tt3kw0/

Note: Klingon titles do not always translate directly into English.

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tlhIngan SeQpIr

Sep tlhIngan Qang ghorqon, neHqu' legh "SeQpIr chu' qaStaHvIS tlhIngan Hol, " qaStaHvIS Hov leng loS: mISbe'chugh. nIb law' tlhIngan Hol mIllogh qonwI' qoSta' SeQpIr 'oH lulegh 'ach ghaytan SoH?

Tetlh: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls028167295/
Wutlh: https://www.imdb.com/poll/4NjO8Tt3kw0/

bISolnISbe'taHmeH yIyep: wej reH mugh tlhIngan titles Hoch wo' vaj tera' Hol.
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Heghlu'meH QaQ jajvam!
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nov Hol pagh qech abous jIH 

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I think this list would be better if, in addition to the Klingon titles, the entries included a translation back into English of the Klingon title.
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gromit82,

I added the translation of the Klingon title back into English. As you can easily observe, the results can be rather strange.

Translating the results of an automated translation back into the original language can lead to some rather bizarre results.

The classic example is translating "The spirit is will, but the flesh is weak." from English to Russian then back to English using an early machine translator.

English: The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.
Russian: Дух готов, но плоть слаба.
English: The whisky is strong, but the meat is rotten. 

I could not find an official list of Klingon titles for Shakespearean plays.

The vocabulary for Klingon is limited. The original English titles frequently do not translate. When that happened I used the best approximation of an English title or a key phrase from the play that would translate into Klingon.
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Thanks, Jessica!

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tlhIngan SeQpIr

Sep tlhIngan Qang ghorqon, neHqu' legh "SeQpIr chu' qaStaHvIS tlhIngan Hol, " qaStaHvIS Hov leng loS: mISbe'chugh. nIb law' tlhIngan Hol mIllogh qonwI' qoSta' SeQpIr 'oH lulegh 'ach ghaytan SoH?

What the heck does this mean? I know that this is a school subject in Amerika. But i'm totally stunned, that actually some people took lessons at Klingon. ;D

Anyway congrats for exact this poll. ;)
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Breumaster,

FYI:
Announcing Klingon for Bing Translator
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/translation/2013/05/14/announcing-klingon-for-bing-translator/

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Bing Translator
https://www.bing.com/translator

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The Klingon text for the poll is a loose translation of:
Shakespeare in the Original Klingon

Klingon Chancellor Gorkon states, "You've not experienced Shakespeare until you have read him in the original Klingon," in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991). Which of these Klingon language Shakespearean films would you most like to see?

After voting, please discuss here.

This is the loose translation into Klingon:
tlhIngan SeQpIr

Sep tlhIngan Qang ghorqon, neHqu' legh "SeQpIr chu' qaStaHvIS tlhIngan Hol, " qaStaHvIS Hov leng loS: mISbe'chugh. nIb law' tlhIngan Hol mIllogh qonwI' qoSta' SeQpIr 'oH lulegh 'ach ghaytan SoH?

qaSpu'DI' DawIvpu', nuqneH ja'chuq naDev.

This is the translation back into English:
Klingon Shakespeare

Klingons have the State Chancellor gorkon and the blind nehqu',  "new Shakespeare in Klingon, " the journey to a star with four: the undiscovered country. These film picture Klingon Shakespeare, but what is more likely?

You have chosen when he was here, and saying, what do you want,.

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Cool, puts it into characters. Do they intend to complete the language some day?
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reH will klingon Hol naQmoH wanI'mey

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Klingon Shakespeare

Klingons have the State Chancellor gorkon and the blind nehqu', "new Shakespeare in Klingon, the journey to a star with four: the undiscovered country. These film picture Klingon Shakespeare, but what is more likely?

Much is lost when translating Klingon to English. It is not a complete language. Most translator software gets it close however, like this one. But like most translations, you must "interpret" the actual translation to comprehend it.

This is the original english
Klingon Chancellor Gorkon states, "You've not experienced Shakespeare until you have read him in the original Klingon," in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991). Which of these Klingon language Shakespearean films would you most like to see?

So you can see what happens when you translate English to Klingon then back to English




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