Cthulu Mythos Tribute

January 19, 2010 in Inquisitor News, Lovecraft News

Kutulu, Kthulhu, Qthulu, Ktulu, Kthulhut, Kulhu, Kutunluu, Cuitiliú, Thu Thu, and in many other ways. It is often preceded by the epithet Great, Dead, or Dread. Lovecraft transcribed the pronunciation of Cthulhu as “Khlûl’-hloo” (IPA: /ˈkɬʊl.ɬuː/ ?). ST Joshi points out, however, that Lovecraft gave several differing pronunciations on different occasions. According to Lovecraft, this is merely the closest that the human vocal apparatus can come to reproducing the syllables of an alien …

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