[Spellyans] Is there a future for the SWF?

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Sun May 20 18:00:30 IST 2012

On 20 May 2012, at 14:17, Daniel Prohaska wrote:

> I like the idea of umbrella graphs in the SWF and KS: the orthography has ‹eu›, but people who say [e(ː)] read ‹eu› as /e(ː)/ and people who say [œ(ː)] read ‹eu› as /œ(ː)/. 
> By the same token we could have the same principle applied to word final ‹dh› and ‹th›: write ‹th› where all agree on a voiceless realisation, but write ‹dh› where some pronounce the word with /θ/ and others with /ð/. 

Except that KK users I have heard do not have final unstressed /ð/. This includes a number of their teachers and a number of members of Gorseth Kernow.

If I had heard them say /ð/ instead of /θ/ I would have reported it.

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

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