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
The thread is interesting, too. :-)