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Re: threatening Na'vi?

David Kummer (kummer.david@gmail.com)



/chuckle - With the way Klingon is so aggressive, Na'vi speakers might not
know what hit 'em. :P
The phonetics just look like English with ejectives. Meh.

On Fri, Dec 25, 2009 at 4:25 AM, Alex Greene <fiat_knox@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:

> > it seems like Klingon has got a new opponent: Na'vi.
>
> qay'be'. Somebody will set up a Na'vi learners' mailing list on this server
> ere long, to join the Lojban list. And when they do, I might join in.
>
> It's just another conlang, though, and as you are aware, it is a tactical
> advantage to learn another's language - so that no enemy communique can
> remain a secret.
>
> > (interesting that this report contains a short mentioning
> > of Klenginem :-)
>
> Interesting still, that Zoe Saldana (Lt Uhura from Star Trek [2009]) is in
> the movie.
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> > I doubt this language might become in competition with
> > Klingon as there is only one movie and klingons are much
> > more known and famous. But there are strong parallels
> > visible when you read sentences like "Na'vi is a constructed
> > language spoken by the fictional race in the film Avatar.
> > The language was created by Paul Frommer..."
>
> There might be a sequel, or a TV show, if the appeal of the film catches
> on. If that happens, there could be more Na'vi in the future. However, let's
> not forget the language of Ra from Stargate and the languages of Stargate
> SG-1; they didn't do much with that.
>
> > At this point I just want to encourage you to learn and
> > speak Klingon, and keep talking aboput it to the world. We
> > must show them that Klingon is not obsolete - it is growing!
> > Our recently new members prove this.
>
> Hear hear.
>
> > Apparently, this was my message for christmas ;-)
> > Enjoy the winter, celebrate the new year and learn
> > Klingon!!
>
> Qapla'!
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