[tlhIngan Hol] {'} as [t] - dialect?

Lieven L. Litaer levinius at gmx.de
Sun May 20 23:47:48 PDT 2018

Am 20.05.2018 um 20:44 schrieb Daniel Dadap:
> other pronunciation issues besides {'} as [t]; it’s just that this particular one was fairly consistent, and I thought it was interesting.

Indeed, this is really interesting, and it's not so wrong to think about 
this. As Felix explained with PB, the sounds [t] and ['] are very close. 
I even use this fact for beginners to explain how to do the glottal stop 
at the end of word, saying like "think of the word bed, and then forget 
the final sound". Or "pit" to say {pI'}.

> For example, when  T’Kuvma is reciting the qeylIS prayer 

In case you'Re interested, here's some details on that:


Lieven L. Litaer
aka the "Klingon Teacher from Germany"

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