On 25 Feb 2012, at 23:40, Sam Stutter <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > On 25 Feb 2012, at 21:49, Eugene Oh <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > >> I'm curious as to the distinction in the realisation between the two. > > That may have been the question you were asking, but it wasn't the one I was answering ;) > No, it was a new question - so what is the distinction? (: Also to clarify I didn't write the below. (no personal opinion on the content, just as a matter of clarification) >> why not? you just hold the stop twice as long before releasing. i.e. for a >> duration of two "chronemes." note the arabic example above. > > This is why I've learnt to put everything I write in quote marks, because I know someone's going to say that :) Didn't realise it was possible. Cool.