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Butchered Foreign Names

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Tuesday, September 5, 2000, 18:21
On Tue, 5 Sep 2000 09:23:54 -0400 Yoon Ha Lee <yl112@...> writes:
> ObConLang: Do y'all deal with butchered foreigners' names in your > conlangs? :-) By some strange coincidence, my name is entirely > pronounceable in Chevraqis. My boyfriend's name is a nightmare (but > then, his last name is Betzwieser, which is a nightmare in Korean, > too). > > YHL
- Rokbeigalmki generally picks the closest phoneme to the strange foreign one and uses that. Since it has a large phonemic inventory that isn't always necessary, though. -Stephen (Steg) "do not fear sudden terror."