[Spellyans] Chocolate

Craig Weatherhill craig at agantavas.org
Wed Nov 17 13:33:50 GMT 2010


What happened to the central vowel?

Craig


On 17 Du 2010, at 12:31, Michael Everson wrote:

> KK choklet violates its own rules of etymology; the origin is  
> Spanish chocolate or French chocolat, ultimately from Nahuatl  
> xocolātl [ʃokolaːtɬ]. In for a penny, in for a pound. The SWF  
> spelling should be choclat~choklat.
>
> Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
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