tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Wed Jun 24 01:44:24 2009
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Re: Klingon orthography (was: Okrand at qep'a')
Michael Everson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
On 24 Jun 2009, at 04:56, MorphemeAddict@wmconnect.com wrote:
>> I will ask you again, however, to look at the different options
>> posted, and indicate which look "better" and which look "worse".
> From a beginner's point of view they would all look equally strange,
> I think.
But Standard Okrandian orthography looks strange to beginners when
they first begin (I remember it did in 1985).
> In fact, the further removed from the standard orthography, perhaps
> the better, since anything only slightly different from it looks
> like typos upon typos.
Interesting. Still I think some are more quickly accessible to fluent
readers of Klingon than others.
I should probably make the PDF.
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/