[tlhIngan Hol] wikiwiki (was Re: Klingon Weather Forecast)

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Wed Aug 2 10:07:56 PDT 2017

On 8/2/2017 12:57 PM, Michael Roney, Jr. wrote:
> I'm not sure who Matlz's Hawaiian tutor is, but shouldn't "wiki" be 
> transliterated as {wIyqIy}?
> Hawaiian has a glottal stop, and "wikiwiki" doesn't have one.

Maltz also uses the property of the glottal stop to stress the syllable 
it appears in. By the general stress rules, *wIyqIy* would be pronounced 
with stress on the *qIy,* while *wI'qIy* is stressed on the *wI'.* (He 
/could /have said it was *wIy'qIy,* but he didn't.)


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