Like Chinese, Dinosaur is an immensely complex language, relying on inflection and tone to convey meaning, due to the limited range of vocables obtainable by dinosaur anatomy. However, despite these limitations, dinosaur is a language that is both expressive and dynamic.
Like pirate, a large lung volume is essential for proper pronunciation of many of the more... forceful words in dinosaur. That said, force is not everything in speaking dinosaur. Most important is the feeling with which you speak.
To begin learning dinosaur, it is unnecessary to spend time learning the delicate grammatical structures and constructions. The best way to learn dinosaur is to jump in headfirst. And please, try not to get eaten.
The first word any dinosaur learns to pronounce is rawr. Pronounced are with an r on the front--a sof a. It means "I love you," and it is said frequently to young dinosaurs.
Rer, pronounced rare, is a next word to learn. It widely means "what," though it has many known variants when used in context.
Ror, pronounced roar, is the standard dinosaur greeting.
Rir, pronounced rear, means "yes," in dinosaur.
These four basic words, and the sounds underlying them, form the basis for dinosaur. With them, you can begin to understand this beautiful and expressive language.
Stay tuned for my continuing study into this fascinating topic, including a guide to grammar and more vocabulary!
One last word: Ri, pronounced reeeee, means "don't eat me." The longer the i is held, the more desperate and moving the plea.