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----- Original Message -----
From: Roger Mills <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tuesday, June 04, 2002 8:20 PM


> Some of the (word-internal) geminates of Buginese derive from C1C2 > ?C
> which in pronunciation is often equivalent to C:

Now I see why I still hesitate to choose between geminates and ejectives
(abruptives)...

> The question would be, how do initial geminates sound?

Smth like more intensive (tense?), longer sound - the same way they do in
inlaut.

Yitzik
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