[tlhIngan Hol] Sound of o

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Fri Jun 26 14:16:46 PDT 2020


On Fri, 26 Jun 2020 at 23:00, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name> wrote:

> According to the Klingon Wiki,
>
> TKD describes the letter *o* as in "go or mosaic". This is confusing,
> because English speakers would do that with a diphthong, rhyming "go" with
> "glow" and saying "mosaic" like "mow-saic". This is not what Okrand
> intended. He just wanted to make clear that it's not o like in "cop" or
> "pot". The sound still is a clear "o" without a following u sound. The word
>  *qepHom <http://klingon.wiki/bin/view/En/QepHom>* should NOT rhyme with
> "home".
>
> ORLY? Where does this revelation come from? TKD says that *o* sounds
> exactly the same as *ow* — meaning it's a diphthong that sounds exactly
> the same as American English *go.*
>
> Since this is a problem with the Klingon Wiki, maybe discuss it on that
article's "talk" page?

It's the link that says "Discuss this topic" on the left:
http://klingon.wiki/En/Pronunciation

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De'vID
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