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,
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.
"do not fear sudden terror."