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CONLANG  January 2010, Week 4

CONLANG January 2010, Week 4

Subject:

Re: African Clicking Languages

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Jeff Sheets <[log in to unmask]>

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Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Mon, 25 Jan 2010 20:12:42 -0600

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Maybe it's just me, but I can't imagine clicks being efficient in
languages. Is it simply that these speakers are trying to go slow enough
for foreigners to hear the clicks?

This after watching native speakers demonstrate the sounds. I also could
not hear any of the other consonants foll