On Sep 15, 2006, at 11:38 AM, Paul Bennett wrote: > -----Original Message----- >> From: Philip Newton <[log in to unmask]> >> Sent: Sep 15, 2006 11:40 AM >> >> On 9/15/06, Carsten Becker <[log in to unmask]> wrote: >>> Yours, >>> ["k_ha_-:s.tn= "bEk6] >> >> Do you really divide the spoken syllables between [s] and [t]? I >> would >> have expected the syllable division to lie before the [stn=]. > > My gut's with Carsten on this one, though it has been nearly 15 > years since my last official German lesson. > > I do not personally think the Maximum Onset Principle is ... well, > it's not as simple as it's usually described, at least, if not > completely bunk. Actually, if we were to invoke the MOP, wouldn't it have to be pronounced *[Stn=]? And what's YAGPT?