[Spellyans] iw

Daniel Prohaska daniel at ryan-prohaska.com
Tue Nov 23 16:38:53 GMT 2010


Please Nicholas, explain why lyw-words and byw/bew-words are different historically, have different LC reflexes and shouldn’t be distinguished (by whatever graphs)? 

Dan

 

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From: nicholas williams
Sent: Tuesday, November 23, 2010 10:26 AM

 

You are like all other speakers. This is why there is no phonetic, phonemic, historical or orthographic reason to write <iw>.

 

Nicholas

 

On 2010 Du 23, at 09:20, j.mills at email.com wrote:





Rightly or wrongly, I pronounce <yw> as [ɪw] and I pronounce <ew> as [ew]. I do not distinguish between [ɪw] and [iw] in my pronunciation.

 

 

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