everson at evertype.com
Fri Nov 27 11:36:16 GMT 2009
On 27 Nov 2009, at 10:30, Daniel Prohaska wrote:
> In a normalized orthography such as the SWF, would you say it’s
> fair to give kylik, kyligi (pl.), or would you go for something more
> “etymological” such as colik, coligy?
The two are pronounced differently, Dan. Lhuyd's <ẏ> is [ə].
kylik, kyligi would be [ˈkɪlᵻk], [kᵻˈlɪɡi].
colik, coligi would be [ˈkɔlᵻk], [kᵿˈlɪɡi],
Nicholas' suggested kelik, keligi would be [ˈkɛlᵻk], [kəˈlɪɡi].
Perhaps the third one best serves.
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
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