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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?