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Re: Chocolate?

From:Christian Thalmann <cinga@...>
Date:Friday, February 8, 2002, 19:09
--- In conlang@y..., Clint Jackson Baker <litrex1@Y...> wrote:
> Could anyone give me the translation (or site, if the > script is non-Roman) of the word "chocolate" in > natlangs?
Which discussion about chocolate could be complete without a mentioning of Switzerland? ;-) The Swiss-German word for chocolate is Schoggi /" It's written with geminate {g} because {k} would yield an affricate /kX/. Yep, that's a uvular fricative. =) -- Christian Thalmann


Aidan Grey <grey@...>