[QUESTION] Initial Geminants
|Date:||Tuesday, June 4, 2002, 9:07|
I had an idea last night to include in one of my conlang projects geminants
(doubled consonants) like /pp/, /ss/ as separate fonemes, and to have them
both in intervocal position (like /tassa/:: /tasa/) and in initial position
(/paka/::/ppaka/). In all my rich collection of data about different
natlangs I can not find a natlang that permits initial geminants. Have any
of you ever heard about any natlang that has such feature?