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Re: Why Consonants?

From:Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>
Date:Saturday, February 17, 2007, 18:48

H. S. Teoh writes:
>... > > I can't think of any natlang that goes to these lengths with all-vowel > > words longer than about four or five. So is the situation reversed at > > the extremes? > > Classical Greek has some pretty long vowel sequences, although they are > rare. I can't think of an example off my head, though. Maybe Ray Brown > can give an actual example. They are basically multiple diphthongs > coming together.
Look at these posts for a consonant-less sentence in a Swedish dialect: The thread is interesting, too. :-) **Henrik