[tlhIngan Hol] The pronunciation of {Q}

Lieven levinius at gmx.de
Tue Jul 11 12:16:24 PDT 2017

Am 11.07.2017 um 17:21 schrieb ghunchu'wI' 'utlh:
> There isn't any "r" in {Qo'noS}, but an ear unaccustomed to a sound can misinterpret what it hears.

Actually, hearing the r in the Q sound is not so far off. Note that most 
of the English versions on Q-names start with Kr,  so it was surely 
Okrands intention and also a linguistic basis to have those sounds 
resembling. But indeed, in Klingon, you don't say {qr}.

Qaj - Kradge
Qel - Krell
Qugh - Kruge
Qotmagh - Krotmag
Qo'noS - Kronos

Lieven L. Litaer
aka Quvar valer 'utlh
Grammarian of the KLI

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