On 05/02/2010 08:42 PM, Charlie wrote: > --- In [log in to unmask], Gary Shannon<fiziwig@...> wrote: > >> On Sun, May 2, 2010 at 11:48 AM, Jörg Rhiemeier<joerg_rhiemeier@...> wrote: >> >>> Hallo! >>> >>> >>> Indeed; Klingonaase was before tlhIngan Hol. But AFAIK, thlIngan Hol >>> is not based on Ford's Klingonaase, and one must say that they are >>> different conlangs, even if both purport to be the language of the >>> same people. >>> >> Isn't speaking of THE language of the Klingons like speaking of THE >> language of the humans. Surely Kronos was a large enough planet to >> have more than one culture and more than one language. >> >> --gary >> >> > I have the same question about the planet in "Avatar." > Charlie > Perhaps even more so, since Pandora isn't made out to be a unified world with a strong central government that could impose such a connection. Although I suppose the interconnectedness of apparently all life forms on Pandora with the planet itself (via the ponytails...) might lead to a single language.