Re: Consonant clusters (was Citation forms of words,and the cynicism required to study Georgian)
|From:||Thomas R. Wier <trwier@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, December 13, 2001, 6:47|
Quoting Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>:
> Pavel Iosad wrote:
> > > (Somehow, the more extreme examples in English phonology -- "two
> > > sixths [t_hu: sIksTs]" -- never seem to come up in these
> > Indeed. The same word you cite is the one I try avoiding in English
> Does anyone actually pronounce the first s in that cluster? I say
I know people who do. Sometimes, when I'm feeling particularly
pedantic, I also say it. I don't fault those who don't, however.
Thomas Wier <trwier@...> <http://home.uchicago.edu/~trwier>
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