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Re: Vowelless Sentences

From:Vasiliy Chernov <bc_@...>
Date:Friday, June 23, 2000, 17:37
On Wed, 21 Jun 2000 22:51:56 CDT, Danny Wier <dawier@...> wrote:

>Two Czech sentences with no vowels: > >Vlk zmrzl, z^ltl hrst zrn. (^ = hacek) >"A wolf froze to death, gulped a handful of grains."
I think, it was: Vlk zmrzl, _zhltl_ hrst zrn. Even nicer this way (/z/ + /h/ is a cluster; /h/ is actually voiced). 'got frozen' rather than 'froze to death' (otherwise becomes nonsense). Basilius