[Spellyans] Country Tracks

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Sun Feb 12 16:56:09 GMT 2012


On 12 Feb 2012, at 08:27, Daniel Prohaska wrote:

> I've always said [ˈbiːɐn] and incidentally it's also the pronunciation in many Breton dialects…

Why write [ɐ] and not [ə]? I'm familiar with [ɐ] in German and Danish (usually written in final position as <er>) but I don't see why it should be so low in Cornish. Thus we've been writing [ˈbiːən]. 

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





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