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During the episode "Star Mitzvah" of the sitcom Frasier, aired on 5 november 2002, the main character Frasier Crane spoke some klingon lines for his son's Bar Mitzvah (a jewish ceremony), because someone had told him it was hebrew. The dialogue was translated by Marc Okrand(1).

Klingon dialogue

klingon line translation
puqloDwI' le'qu' My special son,
Hoch jaj choquvmoH each day you honor me.
lenglIj lutebjaj lengwIjvaD bel rap May your journey be filled by the same pleasure
Sov rap, ngoQ rap je the same knowledge and purpose
Danobpu'bogh. you have given to my journey.

The four underlined words were supposed to be there, but somehow got lost before they made it out of Grammer's mouth.


The script had the dialogue in their own phonetic transcription(2):
Frasier: Pookh lod wih le koo.  Hach jahj cho-koov-moakh leng-lidge 
         loo-Teb-jahj leng widge-vahd bel rahp shoave dah-nobe-poo-
         boagh. [in Hebrew] Shabbat shalom.

See also


1 : HolQeD 11:4, p. 10-11

2 : Transcript on


Category: Appearance    Latest edit: 18 Jul 2016, by RejutkaLupex    Created: 20 Jul 2014 by KlingonTeacher
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