Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Sep 13 15:54:17 UTC 2007

>Nope; no final sibilant in Russian, and in Polish is just ends in
>three consonants  - barszcz /rSC/.

or four (/rStS/), depending on your ideology.


>PS: Ron, good try for a non-Slav.
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>>In a message dated 9/13/07 9:17:53 AM, preston at MSU.EDU writes:
>>>  Betcha can't get four. Even English speakers have /str/ (although
>>>  admittedly not /mst/).
>>>  dInIs
>>Well, there is [borStS] 'beet soup'
>>  See
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