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Yeah, that's what  I meant, ejectives can be syllable nuclei, and can also
be onsets.
here are a few examples.

tsalor -> / ts)'a.lor / ~ pigment
fts -> / f.ts)' / ~ rain
tskritanukka -> / ts)'.kr1.ta.nu.k' / ~ pen


On Sun, Apr 12, 2009 at 9:18 PM, Jim Henry <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 2:00 AM, Eric Christopherson <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> > On Apr 9, 2009, at 7:27 AM, Matthew Turnbull wrote:
> >>
> >> Jorayn has some fairly big consonant clusters, like
> >> /hmn/ - /vrm/ - /ts)'k'/ -<-(it could be argued that k' has a vowel like
> >> sonarity, so this isn't a cluster)
> >
> > How so?
>
> Not sure about Jorayn, but gzb has clicks and
> ejectives as syllable nuclei (and only as nuclei,
> not as onsets or codas).
>
> --
> Jim Henry
> http://www.pobox.com/~jimhenry/ <http://www.pobox.com/%7Ejimhenry/>
>