tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Tue Jul 16 11:38:06 2002
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Re: Dop Hurgh HoS; <r><w><y>
From: "Stephan Schneider" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> btw, i see that <r> in klingon is no consonant, as the word <Hurgh>
> would be impossible to pronounce if it was. is <r> like in
> maybe this is called a semi-consonant, like <w> and <y>, too?
If you listen to the language tapes, Marc Okrand pronounces /r/ differently
depending on how it is used. When part of /rgh/, he pronounces it like an
American "r." When not a part of /rgh/, he pronounces it "lightly trilled."