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Re: Klingon orthography

David Trimboli (david@trimboli.name) [KLI Member] [Hol po'wI']



Michael Everson wrote:
> On 24 Jun 2009, at 12:05, ghunchu'wI' wrote:
> 
>> Your capitalization of that last name as 'Atrom suggests that your  
>> understanding of Klingon orthography is faulty.
> 
> I don't believe that your assessment is correct. In most orthographies  
> which use an apostrophe as a glottal stop, it is the following letter  
> which cases when capitalization is applied. A description of an  
> analogous situation (though the character representing the glottal is  
> not the apostrophe) can be seen at http://std.dkuug.dk/jtc1/sc2/wg2/docs/n2962.pdf
> 
> Of course one could devise a big fat capital apostrophe, but that  
> would be a new character that would have to be added to the standard.

Nonono. We already have a capital apostrophe. What we need is a 
LOWER-CASE apostrophe!

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