[Spellyans] SWF (t) and Maga web site

Craig Weatherhill craig at agantavas.org
Thu Aug 16 13:52:29 IST 2012


One advantage of <eu> is that, in words such as <keus>, "cheese", both  
Main and Trad. SWF require K.   But <ue> in this word would require  
<cues/kues>.

Craig




On 16 Est 2012, at 12:41, Daniel Prohaska wrote:

> On the other hand, many of the SWF <eu> words had both <ü> and <ê>  
> in UC (e.g. <cüs> ~ <kês>), so that <eu> is no worse or better than  
> <ue>.
> Dan
>
> On 16.08.2012, at 13:33, Ray Chubb <ray at spyrys.org> wrote:
>
>> Another point is that if you are coming from Unified 'ü' 'ue' is a  
>> little more comprehensible.
>>
>> On 16 Est 2012, at 11:46, Nicholas Williams wrote:
>>
>>> I'm not wild about eu either, but it is well attested.
>>> leun 'full' is attested 22 times (in PA, BM and BK.
>>> devn, eus, veur, leuf 'hand', euth 'horror' are also found.
>>>
>>> Nicholas
>>>
>>>
>>> On 16 Aug 2012, at 11:01, Ray Chubb wrote:
>>>
>>>> I continue to use 'ue' in my everyday writing, it's more common  
>>>> in the historical texts and we got such a bad deal at Treyarnon  
>>>> that at present I see no reason to change.
>>>
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