Dave Galanter
December 1st 1969 - December 12th 2020
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Merzah the mystic

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DJfunkyPuddle

Subj: Re: is the T in T'challa pronounced...
Posted: Tue Jul 01, 2008 at 03:35:05 pm EDT (Viewed 1 times)
Reply Subj: Re: is the T in T'challa pronounced...
Posted: Mon Jun 30, 2008 at 06:44:14 pm EDT (Viewed 1 times)


> > > > ...or is it silent. i don't know if theres any printed info on this but i always imagined it as silent or at least swallowed (sounding like the consonant cluster in the word "fetch")
> > > >
> > > > I think that sounds better than if he were TEE-challa. just my opinion. anyone know the answer one way or another?
> > > >
> > > > thnx
> > > > Merzah
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > > FWIW, Priest said the T was no pronounced.
> > >
> > > Best,
> > > Bob Almond
> > > http://www.inkwellawards.com
> > >
> > Thanks, Bob!
> >
> > I'll definitely take Priest's (and your) word on such matters \:\)
> >
> What's interesting though is that when Ben Grimm (The Thing) calls T'Challa 'T'Charlie,' it's implied that the 'T' makes a 'Tuh-ish' sound. Maybe it's a writer thing, but it doesn't seem like it would make sense to put the 'T' in front of a 'chah' sound that already existed.

the thing could have heard somebody else mispronouncing his name. lets face it, other people use your name a lot more than you do. maybe t'challa doesnt correct his avenger buddies if they mispronouce it.


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