[tlhIngan Hol] Sound of o

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Mon Jun 29 04:36:29 PDT 2020


On 6/29/2020 2:09 AM, Lieven L. Litaer wrote:
> Am 29.06.2020 um 06:11 schrieb nIqolay Q:
>> There's a brief description of Klingon sounds using IPA symbols on pages
>> xxvii-xxviii of the paq'batlh. I don't recall if it was written by
>> Okrand, though IIRC he at least signed off on it.
>
> That's a very good point we had forgotten in this discussion.
>
> {paq'batlh} is not a primary source and it has some questionable
> phrases, but it has been vetted by Okrand. If {o} were not [o] it would
> not be as [o] in the IPA list. 

He did not sign off on it. I don't think he even read it before it was 
published. I recall from its release that it was made very clear that 
only the translation, translator's note, and Old Klingon text are 
canonical; the introduction is not.

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SuStel
http://trimboli.name

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