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ghIch Doq ghaj wa’ ‘er *ru’Dov*

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Klingon Beast of Burden
Translated by Nick Nicholas

ghIch Doq ghaj wa’ ‘er *ru’Dov*.
bochqu’ ghIchDaj ‘e’ vIDIS.
chaq ‘ervam leghchugh neH vay’,
“wewqu’ ghIchvam” jatlhu’nIS.
HaghtaH ‘ej reH luvaqtaH
‘ermey latlh Hoch, bejtaHDI’.
‘er Quj vay’ jeS-choH *ru’Dov*,
chIch reH ‘e’ lu-tuch naSwI’!

qaSSI’ *QISmaS* ‘eng ram nung,
‘a jatlh *SantatlhoS*:
“ghIch wewqu’wI’ ru’DovwIj,
DujwIj’e’ DaHjaj HIchIj!”

tugh jupDaj DachoH ‘ermey.
Quchqu’choH ‘ej jach ‘er Hoch:
“ghIch Doq Daghajbogh *ru’Dov*,
quv’a’lIj’e’ not wItlhoch!”