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Re: Dop Hurgh HoS; <r><w><y>

>From: "Stephan Schneider" <>
>>  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
>>  english/american?
>>  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."
>Stardate 2539.9

difficult. we should try this live.
the klingon dialoges in the movies would be an example to compare the 
pronunciation, but i didn't find the dialoges on-line (and it was too 
difficult to copy them out from the movies). does anyone has these 
dialogues? (i wouldn't like to purchase a book.)


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