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Re: Many consonants

From:Christian Thalmann <cinga@...>
Date:Tuesday, November 6, 2001, 18:08
Almaran Dungeonmaster wrote:

> For Dutch, I found 9 consonants in a row the longest combination: > > "zachtstschreidend"
> Anyone have any other examples?
No natural ones come to mind, though German does allow some rather sick consonant clumping in artificial compound words. 8 consonants: "höchstschwanger" (utterly pregnant) 12 consonants: "Borschtschschlürfer" (russian cabbage soup slurper) -- Christian Thalmann