I have come up with a standard prayer for my food, so I don't have to improvise as much. I have also translated it into Dvencoilii, the language of the Duenicallo. I want to practice speaking it. Dvencoilii is a very hard language to speak, it's very harsh and gutteral. The HK sound makes a sound like an h crossed with a throat-clearing sound. The r ALWAYS rolls, like a purr or growl. Accented u is oo sound, as in moo; so is oo and uu. And u, for that matter. The capitalized T is hard, and so is like spitting the letter out venomously. Words with the hard T tend to be said in a way that sounds terse. "Paad" is like "pawed." Double-I (ii) is like double e (ee). "Dven" has a silent D.
Just to clarify: Dvencoilii is a constructed language for an alien race I have in some of my novels.
English: Many thanks, spirits of my food; I apologize for any suffering my people gave you. I appreciate your sacrifice, so I may live. I pray (that) my life will do honor to your spirit and atone for your suffering and pain.