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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? -- Tristan


Tim May <butsuri@...>Georgian consonant clusters and syllables