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I found this really cool site.. this person put alot of work into the translation.. check it out... below is just a quick reference.. click on the link to the site and it goes into more details. http://rec.horus.at/trek/lists/darmok.html#Reference

Callimas at Bahar
Meaning unknown.

Chenza at court. The court of silence.
Uncertain; seems to indicate an unwillingness to listen.

Darmok and Jalad at Tanagra.
Communication (or friendship) as a result of shared struggle.

Kadir beneath Mo Moteh.
Failure of communication (or simply failure).

Kailash, when it rises.
(possibly) A necessary risk; a necessary loss.

Kiazi's children, their faces wet.
(possibly) Crying for no good reason; "crying wolf."

Kira at Bashi.

Kiteo, his eyes closed.
A refusal to see someone or something; "break off communications."

Mirab, his sails unfurled.
Departure; "let's go."

Rai [of Lowani] and Jiri [of Ubaya] at Lungha.
Communication. First Contact.

Shaka, when the walls fell.

Sokath, his eyes uncovered (or, his eyes open).
Realization; understanding; an epiphany.

Temarc. The river Temarc, in winter.
(probably) "Be quiet"; "that's enough."

Temba, his arms wide.
Giving; receiving.

Uzani, his army at Lashmir.
A military strategy in which an army lures the enemy in, and then attacks. Perhaps roughly equivalent to 'don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes.'

Zima and Bakor, at Anso.

Zinda, his face black, his eyes red.
Anger; "you've had it."