[Spellyans] kist, Crist

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Sun Jun 29 01:26:46 BST 2008

At 23:00 +0100 2008-06-28, nicholas williams wrote:
>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?

Of course it should!
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com

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