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What did Pokemon say before their species were given names?

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User Info: Metua

Metua
3 years ago#1
Or were they named after their cries?
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User Info: EpicYoshi801

EpicYoshi801
3 years ago#2
Most likely the latter.
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User Info: Strain42

Strain42
3 years ago#3
"I'm not a Pokemon! I'm Chiaotzu! Chiaotzu!"
"Hear that, Vegeta? It's a Chiaotzu!"
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User Info: ReachOutToTruth

ReachOutToTruth
3 years ago#4
What is your name, Pokémon?

"My name is GRRROROORRR"

"Your NAME is ONIX!"
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User Info: gladwyn101

gladwyn101
3 years ago#5
My theory is that the Pokemon spoke their names naturally.

Given that many names of Pokemon are a mix of actual words, it is possible that the human language of the Pokemon World has roots in the Pokemon language.

Not unlike how English is derived from German or Italian deriving from Latin.
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User Info: vanguard29

vanguard29
3 years ago#6
Strain42 posted...
"I'm not a Pokemon! I'm Chiaotzu! Chiaotzu!"
"Hear that, Vegeta? It's a Chiaotzu!"


this is the correct answer.
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User Info: SMASHKING84

SMASHKING84
3 years ago#7
they said meowth that's right
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUpmWHJQef0
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User Info: GTomahawk

GTomahawk
3 years ago#8
Fluent German.

User Info: CakeOfLies

CakeOfLies
3 years ago#9
Well, after hearing Regigigas's cry, they were like "well, we don't need 8-year-olds saying 'Regikick@ss' all the time, so we'll name it 'Regigigas'."
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User Info: reaverz

reaverz
3 years ago#10
gladwyn101 posted...
My theory is that the Pokemon spoke their names naturally.

Given that many names of Pokemon are a mix of actual words, it is possible that the human language of the Pokemon World has roots in the Pokemon language.

Not unlike how English is derived from German or Italian deriving from Latin.


This is an interesting theory. It's like the one that posits that Pokemon who appear to be wearing human clothes are actually not- rather, humans made clothes fashioned after the Pokemon themselves. For example, Hitmonchan inspired the creation of boxing gloves, and the Karate gi was fashioned after those worn by Sawk and Throh.

Scrafty would have also inspired the punk youth subculture rather than the other way around, and Conkeldurr taught us to use concrete (this last one is actually supported by a Pokedex entry). Basically, it's the theory that in the Pokemon world, anything that looks human-made on a Pokemon's design was actually a natural thing that humans ended up borrowing from.
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