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Re: Some q's

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Saturday, January 3, 2004, 19:25
Quoting Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>:

> At 18:48 3.1.2004, Andreas Johansson wrote: > > >Somebody is soon going to chime in with the cluster to end all clusters > form > >Georgian, but I thought I'd mention that _ernstskts_ is arguably acceptable > >Swedish. It's the nominalized neuter adj from from the family name _Ernst_ > >with a genitive suffix. > > According to productive consonant cluster > simplification rules that would at normal > talking speed be something like [E~s`kts] > for me, tho I'ld probably say _ernstianskts_. > Similarly the famous _västkustskt_ is > ["vEsk8skt] for me, perhaps because I am > from västkusten.
The reason I put in "arguably" is that I would never actually use that word unless precisely to use one with a bizarrely long consonant cluster, in which case I'd take care to pronounce all the consonants separately ('xcept the "r", but that's another matter since Swedish does r+dental>retroflex). _Västkustskt_ is ['vEstk8skt] for me in casual speech, but then I only lived there for five years. Andreast