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reesetee commented on the word ყ
No doubt you'd need a throat lozenge or two afterward. ;-)
August 25, 2009
milosrdenstvi commented on the word ყ
*envisions pronouncing qroqqa as ყრ�?ყყ�?*...I don't actually know if that's possible, but it would a humdinger of a throatful!
See also ბ�?ყ�?ყი.
*wants to use "ejective voiceless uvular plosive" in a department meeting someday*
pterodactyl commented on the word ყ
*wants a hat like that*
qroqqa commented on the word ყ
Ooh! Ooh! Puts on tinfoil hat with the word 'pedant' picked out in drawing pins. It's an ejective voiceless uvular stop. Ejectives aren't plosives.
There we go! The elusive ყ can be described as an "ejective voiceless uvular plosive".
Telofy commented on the word ყ
My research indicates it might be /qʼ/.
bilby commented on the word ყ
I'm definitely taking an ice-cube maker when I go to Georgia.
A sound unique to Georgian. I don't know the technical name but you make it by trying to crush ice cubes in the back of your throat. It takes a lot of practice and is in practically every word you want to say.