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Created By: Dr. Mark Okrand
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Number of speakers: ~ ?
Dr. Mark Okrand has had to 'back-include' some language that producers made up when they didn't have time to research the proper Klingon. Dr. Okrand is also the creator of Atlantean for the Disney film Atlantis.
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Klingon FAQ

Filmmakers know that make-believe worlds seem more real when they have their own languages and writing. Linguist Mark Okrand invented a language for the third "Star Trek" movie ("The Search for Spock,"). He even published a Klingon dictionary. With its sharp, slashing letters, Klingon looks like a warrior alphabet.

Buy The Klingon Dictionary : English/Klingon Klingon/English (Star Trek). Use this book as a basis for learning Klingon, or learning about the fascinating world of created languages. There is an accompanying cassette available, but I don't think that amazon has it.

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Buy Star Trek : Conversational Klingon (Star Trek (Audio Cassette)). This is the companion cassette for the Klingon Dictionary.

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Buy Klingon for the Galactic Traveler (Star Trek). Need I write more?
Buy The Klingon Hamlet. Some people put a lot of work into this. The reviews claim the book to be a fantastic translation. The book also includes the English original, so that you can use it as a learning tool. There is also witty commentary in the book, claiming that Shakespeare was a Klingon and more.

Buy ghIlghameS: A Klingon Translation. I have no idea what this is, but there ain't much else out there available in Klingon through Amazon.

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Buy The Klingon Way: A Warrior's Guide. For the truly fanatical Klingon fan and trekkie.

These books are sold in association with You could also try searching for a used copy of Mark Okrand's "The Klingon Dictionary" which is no longer in print.