[Spellyans] cockles

Daniel Prohaska daniel at ryan-prohaska.com
Fri Nov 27 11:55:09 GMT 2009


I agree – thanks.

Dan

 

-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Everson
Sent: Friday, November 27, 2009 12:36 PM



Revised.

 

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.

 

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