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"Tagesthemen" ("Issues of the day")

Pinar Atalay in Tagesthemen
(Source: Screenshot ARD)
On the occassion of the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, Tagesthemen host Pinar Atalay spoke a few lines of klingon during the newscast(1).

These lines were spoken::
Klingon Meaning Remarks
yItamchoH Be quiet! wrong pronunciation: jItamchoH, quote from TKD p. 172
Duj tIvoqtaH Trust your instincts.. quote from TKD p. 171
batlh Daqawlu'taH You will be remembered with honor. Spoken as: batel..., quote from TKD p. 171


Apart from the two blunders, the pronunciation was quite good. It's obvious that a lot of effort has been invested to do it right. The mispronounciation of the tlh is understandable.


1 : (de) What gobbledygook is Pinar Atalay saying? published at 08.09.2016 on

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