Need help from those fluent in Rihan!
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Join Date: May 2013
02-15-2014, 03:23 PM
Originally Posted by
Yeah, if you wanted a Klingon name, there's alot of translators for them, in fact, Protogoth should make a Romulan translator on the interweb, it would help out alot.
There is an online dictionary for Rihan; it's not satisfactory, because it was apparently developed before the vocabulary of the language had grown to the size it's at now -- it even omits terms found in the IRLI website's dictionary (which came after the CIRL site).
Using a dictionary of a foreign language, even if it's exhaustive and unabridged, will not suffice to construct meaningful names, sentences, or phrases in that language. Online translators like BabelFish and Google Translate are also much less reliable than they should be, even with real-world languages.
Fvillhu s'Tal'Diann (Phi'Tlaru Rihan)
Praetor of the Tal'Diann/Tal-Diann
Tal'Diann = KDF-allied Romulan Republic Fleet / Tal-Diann = Fed-allied Romulan Republic Fleet