[Spellyans] 'stranger'

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Tue Dec 30 22:05:54 GMT 2008

On 30 Dec 2008, at 20:59, Christian Semmens wrote:

> Would this not be pronounced exactly like English "stranger" in the  
> Cornish accent [strɛ:njəɹ]?

We have no [ɛ:] in KS's recommendations. We have short [ɛ] and long  
[eː]. To achieve [stre:ndʒəɹ] we could only write <strênjer> or  

For me, étranger leads to <straunjer>, but at this stage maybe we  
should look at the texts or this word and derivatives.

Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com

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