Temperature

taD be frozen
bIr be cold
Qey' be cool
buj be neither warm nor cool
ghun be warm
tuj be hot

During the Q&A session of qep'a' 2020, Marc Okrand confirmed that temperature terms only refer to the temperature of something, but cannot be used to say like "this coat is cold".

The "Simyon" scale

Reference temperatures for the SImyon scale

0 Simyon
=
-210 C
Freezing Point of Nitrogen
96 Simyon
=
-100 C
 
100 Simyon
=
-95 C
 
183 Simyon
=
0 C
Freezing point of water
200 Simyon
=
19 C
 
215 Simyon
=
37 C
Body temperature (Human/Klingon)
270 Simyon
=
100 C
Boiling point of water - Earth sea level
273 Simyon
=
103 C
Boiling point of water - Kronos observatory
300 Simyon
=
134 C
 
500 Simyon
=
363 C
 
1000 Simyon
=
937 C
Temperature of molten lava

online converter  on the website of the Hol 'ampaS

See also

References

Category: Vocabulary    Latest edit: 27 Jul 2020, by KlingonTeacher    Created: 27 Jul 2020 by KlingonTeacher
 
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