tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Tue Dec 07 14:18:56 1999
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Re: Translating the word "Klingon" into other languages?
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Mark E. Shoulson
>Irish Gaelic: Thliongnais (I think)
Probably Tliongáinis (Tlionga/inis) as the root noun, without any
lenition, as far as referring to the Klingon Language. If you're
referring to culture, then you'd be looking towards something like
A Gaeilge-speaker, unaccustomed to the tlh- letter in Klingon, would
probably render the language as (phonetically) "tuh-lyun-gaw-nuhsh",
with a neutral vowel between the 't' and 'l', much as Gaeilge disallows
'rt' or 'rm' (amongst many others) as consecutive consonant
combinations. ("ort" is spoken as 'oruht'.)
ObtlhIngan: Dajqu' tlhIngan Hol. tungHa'mo' tlhIngan Hol, jaS latlh
Holmey DInuDlaH. tlhIngan Hol vIlo'meH, 'ebmey vInejnIS.
Matt Johnson <mailto:email@example.com>