[Spellyans] kist, Crist

nicholas williams njawilliams at gmail.com
Sat Jun 28 23:00:06 BST 2008

Dan's dictionary gives kist 'box, chest' and gives the pronunciation  
[kIst] i.e. a short i spelt <i>.
On the other hand Dan's dictionary gives Krist, Crist 'Christ' and  
gives the pronunciation [kri:st].
Other words with <ist> and a long vowel are trist 'sad' and jist  
'joist'. Should kist not be kyst?


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