craig at agantavas.org
Sat Feb 20 15:14:47 GMT 2010
That seems to be an exception, Ray. The attestations of Skyburriowe
Scyberiou 1269; Skebirryou 1296; Skyburiou 1302; Skyburyou 1321;
Skeberyowe 1480; Skeburyowe 1561; Skeburyowe 1561; Skyberio 1584;
On 20 Whe 2010, at 15:07, Ray Chubb wrote:
> On 19 Whe 2010, at 19:06, Michael Everson wrote:
>> I don't think there's cause to geminate the r in speech, or to
>> write it -rr-.
> Except that we have a place name with the plural of 'skyber' (barn)
> i.e. Skiberriowe. Is this name telling us something?
>> I also think that your transcription is unlikely. <ie> may be
>> [iːə] under stress, but when the stress shifts I doubt that [ɪ
>> ˈɛ] is at all likely. [iˈɛ] is more likely, realized as [iˈjɛ]
>> most probably. In general I find your transcription to use far too
>> many ɪ's.
>> On 19 Feb 2010, at 18:35, Daniel Prohaska wrote:
>>> I should write <sqwier> and give a MC plural <sqwierryon> [skwɪ
>>> ˈɛr(ː)jən], and an LC <sqwerryon> [ˈskwɛr(ː)jən]. An
>>> assimilation of [ɪ] after [w] before a stressed vowel seems a
>>> likely development.
>> Personally I don't favour having a RLC plural that differs from an
>> RMC plural. So my question stands: should the plural be sqwieryon/
>> sqwyeryon or sqweryon?
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