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Re: Consonant clusters (was Citation forms of words, and the cynicism required to study Georgian)

From:Tristan Alexander McLeay <anstouh@...>
Date:Wednesday, December 12, 2001, 21:53
On Wed, 12 Dec 2001, Andrew Chaney wrote:

> > > >> (Somehow, the more extreme examples in English phonology -- "two > >> sixths [t_hu: sIksTs]" -- never seem to come up in these discussions.) > > > > Oh how I despise that word... :^(
It becomes somewhat easier when you use /tT/ (affr.) to mark a fraction, except after vowels: /tu: sIkstTs/.* That's beginning to look somewhat Georgian ;) *The best example I can think of is eighth /{itT/ vs Ath /{iT/. Tristan