Live long and prosper

You can say this using the verb for prosper, be prosperous chep. There are two known solutions for this phrase.

During the Star Trek 25th Anniversary Special, it is Leonard Nimoy who speaks the following line(1). It is not known where he got it from, or if it was provided by Marc Okrand. It is quite possible, since Okrand was also part of that TV show.
yItaH 'ej yIcheptaH.
Survive an prosper.

Five years later, Okrand provided the following in the Radio Times interview(2):
yIn nI' yISIQ 'ej yIchep.
Endure a long life and prosper.

See also


1 : UPN Star Trek 25th Anniversary Special, at about 59:20

2 : Radio Times, Official Collecter's Edition: Star Trek 30 Years, 1996

Category: Phrases    Latest edit: 24 Feb 2017, by KlingonTeacher    Created: 20 Apr 2014 by KlingonTeacher
History: r7 < r6 < r5 < r4 - View wiki text

qonta' ghunchu'wI' (written by Alan Anderson ) pIj leng qorDu'wIj ...
A lullaby is a song to lull a child to sleep. The Klingon word for it is ...
Nicolau Rodrigues is a language freak from Catalonia, who doesn't like ...
The Klingon Wiki - Teaching Klingon to the galaxy

All text is available under the terms of a Creative Commons License.
Star Trek™, Klingon™ and related names are trademarks of CBS Corporation and Paramount Pictures, and are used under "fair use" guidelines.