[Spellyans] glin

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Thu Apr 16 12:35:16 IST 2009


On 16 Apr 2009, at 12:18, Ray Chubb wrote:

> Can anyone explain why 'glin' (knee) in SWF has a long 'y' when in  
> Unified and UCR it has a short 'y'.  What is it in KS?

George gives glin [ɡliːn], because he treats the vowel as long.

Gendall gives pednglin [ˈpɛdnglin] pl. pedn dûlin which doesn't say  
much about length.

Jenner gives glîn [ɡliːn] pl. deulin, also treating it as long.

Lhuyd 63a does write glín, pedn glín -- with acute accents. How do we  
read this?

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





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