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Re: Arabic

From:Muke Tever <alrivera@...>
Date:Tuesday, November 20, 2001, 12:34
From: "David Peterson" <DigitalScream@...>
> To pharyngealize something, pretend like you're about to make an [A]. > Then constrict your throat in that position further and make whatever > consonant sound you're going to make at the same time. That's about > what pharyngealization is. If that doesn't work, just pretend you're > choking. your listener will, out of concern for your life, perform the Heimlich maneuver on you and anything pharyngealized you had to say will be forgotten or at least anti-climactic, thus saving you from making the effort. *Muke!