[Spellyans] Squires

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Sun Feb 21 11:19:39 GMT 2010


On 21 Feb 2010, at 10:35, Daniel Prohaska wrote:

> Ignoring Lhuyd? As I said in my earlier post, an assimilation of an unstressed [i] (or [ɪ]) in hiatus following [w] is a likely development, I should at least allow <sqweryon> as an alternative.

If you wish. I notice that Kennedy and Gendall have squeier, pl squeiers/squeierion. 

Welsh has sgweier pl sgweieriaid

Is Lhuyd's sqweryon a typo? If not, does it matter, since in RLC people aren't using that form... is there merit or value in adding this variant to RC? 

Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/





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