njawilliams at gmail.com
Wed Nov 25 17:45:27 GMT 2009
In the KS document revision 15 it says that <yw> and <ew> appear to be
in free variation in the texts in words like
gwew, pew, ew, and gew 'woe'. We write these with <yw> , so knyw is
correct in KS.
Cf. Tregear's ew 'is' which we write <yw>. The diphthong is [Iu].
On 25 Du 2009, at 17:29, Michael Everson wrote:
> There is such a difference in KS; yw is [iʊ] and ew is [eʊ]. So how
> do you pronounce 'fleece'?
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