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

nIqolay Q niqolay0 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 2 10:27:32 PDT 2017

It seems Maltz is also working with the Americanized pronunciation of
"wiki", which is what many people use when referring to Wikipedia and its
derivatives, rather than the original Hawaiian.

On Wed, Aug 2, 2017 at 1:07 PM, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name> wrote:

> 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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