[Spellyans] 'stranger'

Craig Weatherhill weatherhill at freenet.co.uk
Fri Jan 2 19:22:15 GMT 2009


It was indeed, Owen - that "air" vowel sound we have in West Cornwall,  
I think the "straight" one rather than the pitch-bend variety heard in  
"shaft".  This isn't easy to describe but if you can imagine saying  
"share-eft" (with no R pronunciation, of course), then you're close to  
it.

Craig


On 2 Gen 2009, at 18:53, Owen Cook wrote:

> So in KS we would presumably write 'stranjer'. (I suggested <â>
> thinking that we had /æ:/, which I think was also what Craig had in
> mind.)
>
> ~~Owen
>
> 2008/12/31 nicholas williams <njawilliams at gmail.com> rug screfa:
>> I meant [ae].
>
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