On Sat, 16 Sep 2006 12:14:44 -0400, Mark J. Reed <[log in to unmask]> wrote: >Inconsistent you are being, Carsten: I'm sorry :-S >CB> Whoops. Yes, I was misguided by hyphenation rules: Cars-ten. > >From that "Yes", I infer that you agree with Phillip that the syllable >division lies before the [stn=]. >CB> It's true that <st> becomes [St] in syllable onsets, but it's not >the case here. > >Why is that not the case here? You just said (above) that you agreed >with Phillip that it *is* the case here. So now I'm confused. Where >do the syllables in your name break? Orthographically, it'd now be Cars-ten, which is one possiblity, but Car- sten would also be acceptible, that's the problem. Which one of both I prefer I don't know myself. The only orthographically valid way to hyphenate "Carsten" is Cars-ten NOW, but it USED to be Car-sten. C.