[Spellyans] More on bys/bes words and diacritical marks

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Fri Jul 11 22:34:53 IST 2008


At 08:26 +0000 2008-07-11, Jon Mills wrote:
>Sorry to throw a spanner in the works, Michael. But I feel sure that 
>I've heard people pronouncing the words [rI:z].

What orthography were they users of? No orthography to my knowledge 
recommends the pronunciation of that word as anything but [re:z].

I am in Budapest and do not have my dictionaries to consult.
-- 
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com





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