[tlhIngan Hol] Sound of o

Hugh Son puqloD Hugh at qeylIS.net
Sat Jun 27 08:42:16 PDT 2020


> On Jun 27, 2020, at 10:40, Hugh Son puqloD <Hugh at qeylis.net> wrote:
> 
> 
>>> On Jun 27, 2020, at 09:49, Will Martin <willmartin2 at mac.com> wrote:
>> That pretty much leaves the prefix {gho-} as the only example I can think of in the entire vocabulary.
> 
> There’s also:
> 
> {gho} - circle
> {ro} - trunk, torso,
> {Do} - velocity
> {po} - morning 
> {cho-} you singular/me
> {jo} - resources
> {'o} - vocative “o”
> 
> (The first five I thought of off the top of my head; the remainder I found by going through all of the consonants and adding o and seeing if it made a word.)
> 

Clearly I didn’t go through *all* of the consonants, since I missed {bo} - feather and {bo-} - you plural/him,her,it,them

> So if it is true that syllable-final {o} is pronounced as a diphthong [ow], there are quite a few words that it could apply to.



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