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Dothraki 101: Learn and Pronounce Common Expressions
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Dothraki 101: Learn and Pronounce Common Expressions

Dothraki 101: Learn and Pronounce Common Expressions

Looking for a conversation starter with your family this holiday season? Try speaking like a Dothraki horse lord. Linguist David J. Peterson recently released the conversational guide, Living Language Dothraki, designed to turn you fluent in fierce Dothraki warrior. Start practicing now with audio clips.

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Dothraki 101: Learn and Pronounce Common Expressions
David Peterson Gives a Dothraki Language Lesson at Comic-Con
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David Peterson Gives a Dothraki Language Lesson at Comic-Con

David Peterson Gives a Dothraki Language Lesson at Comic-Con

Nearly two dozen journalists gathered Friday morning for a David Peterson-delivered  primer in Dothraki. The event served as a kick off for Living Language Dothraki, a conversational course guide out October 7.

Peterson schooled the room in the basics, including four vowel sounds, pronounced much like they are in English. Tossing out terms like "dothralat" (to ride), he encouraged his class to give the word a try with conviction and to scare the rooms nearby. He used phrases like alveolar ridge, which turns out to be a part of the mouth and not a location Essos. 

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David Peterson Gives a Dothraki Language Lesson at Comic-Con