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Re: Klingon orthography (was: Okrand at qep'a')

MorphemeAddict ( [KLI Member] [Hol taghwI']

In a message dated 6/23/2009 19:09:56 Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

> IPA would be unambiguous, but it's not the most practical or  
> attractive of orthographies.
> Qa?taxv?? xot? ???, lo?lo? Xolq??? t??nmox T???an Xol  
> J?jxa?; ???maj q??w?? pot?qu? ?ox. ??t?m?j l??,  
> ??t?m?j mot? j? ?a? xot? jabb????, ??j T???an  
> xolq???, T???an xol, T???an nu? j? q?l. Q?t?m?j???  
> ?a?bo? nu?bo? jabb???? nu?m?x ??j ?oxm?x nar? j?  
> la?w??pu? jabb????xomm?j; mavuvt?uqm?x ??j  
> maja?t?uqt?u?m?x nar?. Xolq??? n?v law?, q?ono? mot? n?v  
> pu?: xa?t?u?m?x q?ono? ?ox xolq??????. ?Ox?aq nar?pa?  
> ??t?, ?ox nu?t?u? lat?, ??j ??t? ??t?w?? ?ovb??.  
> Xolq??? j?x »J?jquv Paq?om«, ??j ?ox bo? j? »Ðax Xol  
> J?jxa?«.

My email program doesn't copy the unusual symbols.
{yejquv} and {yejHaD} would not be spelled with initial <j>.

lay'tel SIvten

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