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Re: Klingon (was Re: Fictional auxlangs as artlangs (was Re: Poll))

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Thursday, December 18, 2008, 7:59
On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 2:52 AM, R A Brown <ray@...> wrote:
> > deinx nxtxr wrote: >>> >>> [] On Behalf Of Mark J. Reed > > [snip] >>> >>> The phoneme in question is /tK/, which Klingon spells {tlh} while Nahuatl spells >>> {tl}. And a lovely phoneme it is. :) >> >> Isn't the Klingon version supposed to be aspirated as opposed to the Aztec phoneme? > > Not according the Klingon Language Institute website (
Indeed not; the release on the t is lateral, so I'm not sure how to aspirate that if I wanted to. The IPA for {tlh} on, which comes straight from Dr. Okrand, is [tˡɬ], CXS [t_lK]. -- Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>


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