GOLIC VULCAN-FEDERATION STANDARD
DICTIONARY
Pronunciation & Phonetics
ZHIT-FEIM GOL-VUHLKANSU - TERAYA-EINGELSU
Salasharaya eh Zhit-Ralashan

Golic
Vowel Sound
Phonetic
Symbol(s)
Example Word
& Phonetic Spelling
A ɑ (previously a) Dan \ dɑn \
Aa ɑː Maat \ mɑːt \
Ah ɒ' or æ (previously ǎ) Ahkh \ ɒ'x , æx \
Ai aɪ (previously ī) Aid \ aɪd \
Au Aukh \ aʊx \
E e (previously ě) Ged \ ged \
Ee Ees \ eːs \ (See Note #3)
Eh (beginning or interior) ɛ Weht \ wɛt \
Eh (end of word only) ɛʔ Reh \ rɛʔ \
Ei eɪ (previously ā) Shei \ eɪ \
I i Wis \ wis \
Ih (beginning or interior) ɪ (previously ǐ) Niht \ nɪt \
Ih (end of word only) ɪʔ Zih \ zɪʔ \
Ii Kiit \ kiːt \
O o or oʊ (previously ō) Hosh \ ho , hoʊ \
Oh (beginning or interior) ɔ (previously ŏ) Ohmor \ ɔ - ' mor \
Oh (end of word only) Spoh \ spoʔ \
Oi ɔɪ Oik \ ɔɪk \
Oo Ooch \ oːʧ \ (See Note #3)
U u (previously ū) Vuzh \ vuʒ \
Uh ʊ or ʌ (and sometimes ə for
some speakers
) (previously ŭ)
Guhsh \ gʊ , gʌ \
Uu Uus \ uːs \
Uuh ʊː (see Note #4) FSE "Book" |Buuhk| \ bʊːk \
Note #1: >Eh< & >Heh<, the Golic Vulcan words for "and", are pronounced as the beginning/
interior variant, never the ending variant.
Note #2: >ah< is always pronounced as \ æ \ in transliterating non-Golic words.
Note #3: >ee< and >oo< only appear in ancient or borrowed words used in TGV, MGV & LGV.
Note #4: >uuh< is only used when transliterating non-Golic words and never appears in Golic words.
Note #5: Remember that a glottal stop is an interruption of the breath stream during speech by
closing the glottis.


    Golic Vulcan Consonant-Sounds
    Ikastarzun-Ralashlar Gol-Vuhlkansu
Golic Consonant Sound
(and Some Digraphs)
Phonetic
Symbol(s)
Example Word(s)
& Phonetic Spelling
B b Buhn \ bʊn , bʌn \
Ch ʧ Achut \ ɑ - ' ʧut \
D d Dakh \ dɑx \
Dzh ʤ (See Note #1) Dzhelu \ ʤe - ' lu \
F f Fonn \ fo \
G g Gish \ giʃ \
H h Hitra \ ' hi - trɑ \
K k Kaluk \ kɑ - ' luk \
Kh x Kheh \ xɛʔ \
L l Lesh \ leʃ \
Ll (when not syllabic) ɫː D'mallu or \ d - ' mɑ - ɫːu \
M m Mesh \ meʃ \
Mm (end of word only) Samm or \ sɑ \
N n Nash \ nɑʃ \
Ng ŋ Kling \ kliŋ \
Nk nk (TGV)
ŋk (MGV,LGV,IGV)
Venk \ venk , veŋk \
Nn (end of word only) Stonn or \ sto \
P p Prel \ prel \
R r Razh \ rɑʒ \
Rr (when not syllabic) R Harr \ hɑR \
S s Sark \ sɑrk \
Sh ʃ Shaf \ ʃɑf \
Ss (when not syllabic) s Tessaya or \ te - ' sɑ - jɑ \
T Tesha \ te - ' ʃɑ \
Tch Tcha \ tʃɑ \
Th (See Note #3) θ Thrap \ θrɑp \
Tt (when not syllabic; rare) t Littau \ li - ' taʊ \
V v Vazh \ vɑʒ \
W w Wein \ weɪn \
Y j Yonag \ ' jo - nɑg \
Z z Zahz \ zɒ'z , zæz \
Zh ʒ Zhis \ ʒis \
Note #1: The "Dzh" digraph is the same as the "J" letter of non-Golic languages.
Note #2: Internal double-letter combinations such as "ff", "kk", "mm", and "nn"
are usually split down the middle as part of a syllabic break. For example,
>orfikkel< \ or - fik - ' kel \. The combinations "ll", "rr", "ss", and "tt" can
be trickier; sometimes they break with syllables and sometimes they do
not, depending on the word and its source.
Note #3: "Th" is always hard in the Golic languages, but when a soft "th" is
needed for transliterating non-Golic languages, the Ð or ð symbol is used,
for IPA phonetics it is \ \ and when printing, the Vulcan symbol
(borrowed from another language) is used. So an FSE word like "weather"
is transliterated into "weðuhr" and would be written out as






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