[tlhIngan Hol] why we shouldn't do transcriptions

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Thu Feb 27 13:56:20 PST 2020

On 2/27/2020 4:49 PM, MorphemeAddict wrote:
> Names can be marked in different ways. In Chinese and Japanese foreign 
> names are sometimes underscored (especially in the Bible). In braille 
> and the Shavian alphabet et al., there is a "capitalization dot" that 
> precedes the name. Klingon could do the same.

They could. Without a central authority that can command a given style, 
and since Klingons wouldn't have any say in a Federation linguist's 
transcription system, authors must select their own styles.


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