tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Tue Jun 23 12:23:59 2009
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Re: Klingon orthography
Michael Roney, Jr. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- From: "Michael Roney, Jr." <email@example.com>
- Subject: Re: Klingon orthography
- Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2009 15:23:03 -0400
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I have all of the pronunctiation notes at the beginning of that section. That quote will go there. If I ever write in "child speak", I'll know of the alternate, yet wrong, pronunctiation.
I'll treat it like M or N.
-Michael Roney, Jr.
--Sent from my Palm PreRuss Perry, Jr. wrote:
On Tue, 6/23/09, Michael Roney, Jr. wrote:
> Huh. Relearn something old every day.
> I shall update my personal dictionary file accordingly.
I don't think Okrand was adding "U" to the orthography, but just
using it to illustrate the difference in pronunciation, so take
it with a grain of salt.
> --Sent from my Palm PreMichael Everson wrote:
> On 23 Jun 2009, at 19:30, Michael Roney, Jr. wrote:
> > U?
> > Do you have a page number? I don't recall such a
> Klingon letter
> Page 139.
> Younger speakers also have a slight tendency to change
> pronunciation of the vowel "a" in nonstressed syllables to
> that sounds a bit like the "u" in Federation Standard
> "but". If thisÂ
> sound is transcribed with the Symbol "U", a word like
> "qaleghpu'" ("IÂ
> have seen you") might sound more like "qUleghpu'". This
> phonological inclination seems particularly bothersome to
> Klingons and is generally considered an error worthy of
> Students who speak this way are customarily reprimanded,
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