I have been asked by a couple of readers now for a pronunciation guide. I’ve never got to grips with orthography and phonemes so please forgive the crudeway I portray the sounds below. The italics indicate emphasis.
This is hardly a comprehensive list – more of a start really. No doubt I will be adding to this over the coming months.
Athréa – Uh-thray-a
Caluphas – Ka-loo-fas
Cambouria – Cam-boar-ee-a
Désa Imperieuse Propogacion di Liberté Sotsiolistke – Day-za Im-pear-ay-urz Prop-a-gass-ee-on di Lib-ur-tay Sot-see-oh-liss-t-k
Engalise – En-guh-leez (or) En-guh-lee-s
Englassia – Eng–lace-ee-a
Fvelln – Fv and Ln are letters in the Athréak language. Fv is pronounced by saying the “f” and “V” sounds simultaneously into a breathy sound. Ln is created by dropping the “L” sound right into the “N” sound.
Gallista – Guh-liss-ta
Ijjalion – Ij-a-lee-on
Kloghlgk of the Nngloglgh-ki – I’ll let you figure out this one yourselves
Neuberg – Noy-berg
Parque – Park
Rindall(ian) – Rin-dorl (Rin-dal-ee-an)
Shupillier – Shoo-pill-ee-ey
Simplaero (sian) – Sim-play-air-oh-(zee-an)
Damu’us naee – Dah-moo-us nay-ee
Yai acquire dolibourt pappien ete dacourainsi – y-I ak-eer dol-i-bort pap-een et dac-or-ai-in–zee