13 Multiple choice questions
- M as in mud or nuematic
- Sounds like Bach the composer. It is articulated with a coarse, strong rasp. The vocal cords do not vibrant when you say h
- P as in the English Parallax or opprobrium. It is always articulated with a strong puff or pop. Never laxly
- Nd sound is made with tip of tongue mid way roof of your mouth. Some say n and skip the rest.
as in English k in kumquat, but not quite that. The tongue position for
the English k is like that for Klingon gh and H. To produce Klingon q,
the main body of the tongue touched the roof of the mouth at a point
farther back than it does for gh or H. Indeed, the tongue reaches for or
touches the uvula. (The fleshy blob that dangles down from the back of
the roof of the mouth), So articulating q approximates the sound of
choking. The sound is usually accompanied by a slight puff of air.
- D which you sound this out with the tip of your tongue midway top of your mouth
- N as in nectarine or sunspot. The tip of the tongue is at the roof of the mouth midway
- L as in lunge or alchemy
- J is like junk
as in furlong;never as in English engulf. The g is never pronounced as a
separate sound. This sound never occurs at the beginning of an English
word, but it does come at the beginning of a number of Klingon words.
English-speakers may practice this sound at the beginning of a word by
saying English dang it! Then saying it again without the da.
as in gobble. Just relax the tongue when saying it. Have the tip of
your tongue on the roof of your mouth mid way when saying it