[Spellyans] Collated SWF Review Issues 4.) & 5.)
everson at evertype.com
Tue Apr 30 10:13:35 IST 2013
On 30 Apr 2013, at 08:19, Janice Lobb <janicelobb at gmail.com> wrote:
> "crown" is a good example of the problem. The SWF dictionary gives curun;kurun giving no indication that the two [u]s are different. Dick has kîran giving a much better pronunciation guide. I don’t know what KS does.
cùrun [ˈkʊɾən] or more narrowly [ˈkʊɾᵻn]
Lhuyd writes ‹tan ᵹẏryn› [tən ˈɡərɪn]
I would read ‹kîran› as [ˈkiːrən] and would treat this as a (?rather) late metathesized form /ˈkʊɾᵻn/ > /ˈkᵻɾʊn/. The texts give mostly ‹curun› amd ‹curyn› I believe.
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