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What writing system(s) does this language use?[edit | edit source]

Klingon is a constructed language invented by American linguist Marc Okrand, who was hired to create it for the Star Trek movies and television series. In descriptions of the Klingon language, it is written using letters from the same alphabet that English uses (the Latin alphabet) — while there is also an invented alphabet that is used when Klingon writing is shown in the movies and series.

How many people speak this language?[edit | edit source]

Where is this language spoken?[edit | edit source]

What is the history of this language?[edit | edit source]

Unlike Esperanto, which was invented to help people understand each other, or Quenya, which was invented as a work of art, Klingon was invented as background for a story world that had already been created. An American profession linguist, Marc Okrand, was hired to create Klingon for the third Star Trek movie.

Who are some famous authors or poets in this language?[edit | edit source]

What are some basic words in this language that I can learn?[edit | edit source]

Well done! ... Majoa'

Where is the bathroom? ... Nugdag 'oh puchpa' 'e'

Yes ... Hislah

No ... Ghobe'

Happy Birthday ... Qoslij dativjaj

What is a simple song/poem/story that I can learn in this language?[edit | edit source]

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