[Spellyans] Trailya

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Sun Dec 2 13:55:53 GMT 2012


On 2 Dec 2012, at 09:28, Ray Chubb <ray at spyrys.org> wrote:

> I have just noticed that KS uses 'trailya' for 'to turn'.  I wonder why it was felt necessary to use such a late example of this word.
> 
> What is wrong with 'treylya' as used in the SWF?

The SWF doesn't reliably distinguish ‹ay› and ‹ey›. In KS ‹ay› is [aɪ] as in "may halla" and ‹ey› is [əɪ] as in "seythen". Words like paintya and trailya are pronounced with [eː]. 

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





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