tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Tue Dec 31 21:23:25 2002

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Re: Capitals

ghItlh "...Paul"

>tlhIngan Hol capitalizes a few letters -- I, H, S, D, Q...  (did I miss
>any?)  The fact that they're capitalized is strange and mysterious, with
>the exception of "Q".  There is a "Q" and there is a "q", and they have
>different (though similar) sounds.  For the others, there are no
>lower-case versions, so why they are that way is unknown.

It is to go with some international phoenetics alphabet. "I" in tlhIngan Hol 
is closer to the "I" in the phoenetics then the "i". I imagine that the 
others are the same.

>The Klingon Dictionary contains a full pronunciation guide in the first
>chapter for each of these letters.
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