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Questions tagged [klingon-language]

The Klingon language (tlhIngan Hol) is the language of the Klingons in the Star Trek universe. Its basic sound was created by James Doohan (“Scotty”), and its grammar and a wider vocabulary were later created by Marc Okrand. Use this tag with the [star-trek] tag.

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Is the Klingon language fully realized, or just a handful of disconnected phrases?

I watch Big Bang Theory a lot and notice they sometimes speak to each other in Klingon and I remember at one point seeing a poster, when I was little, with a bunch of Klingon phrases for like, "where ...
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Was Klingon used in any of the Star Wars movies?

A comment on this SE question stated: Klingon is a real Earth language, but it's only heard in the second movie and never shown printed. I couldn't find any references to that. Was Klingon used ...
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Which language is more fully developed, Klingon or Quenya/Sindarin?

It is well-known that Tolkien's forte is linguistics and he created various fictional languages in his writings. Although Klingon language started off kind of slow, it's emerged as a viable language, ...
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Why did the Klingon language flourish?

I've been thinking recently about the development of the Klingon language, and how it started off as a few small phrases developed by James Doohan (Scotty) and was developed into a full language over ...
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Was the pronunciation of the name Kahless changed deliberately for Discovery?

As far as I can tell, throughout all previous Star Trek installations, the Klingon "national hero" Kahless was always pronounced "kay-less", with a stress on the first syllable. In Discovery, however,...