Georgian consonant clusters and syllables (was: Re: Japanese "good", consonant clusters etc.)
|From:||Tristan McLeay <zsau@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, January 4, 2004, 4:01|
On Sat, 3 Jan 2004, John Cowan wrote:
> R J scripsit:
> > 2. Could anyone give me some sxamples of insane consonant clusters?
> My favorite case is the two-syllable Georgian surname Mgrvgrvladje.
> The maximum number of consonants at the start of an Georgian initial
> syllable is eight, as in this example.
Anyone know of any recordings of something like this? I have a hard time
not saying [m=grv=grv=ladje] (and yes, I have the = in the right place).
But what is a syllable?