everson at evertype.com
Mon Apr 6 20:01:16 BST 2009
On 6 Apr 2009, at 19:17, Eddie Climo wrote:
> We also agreed, if I remember aright, that there are different
> 'flavours' of schwa.
We do recognize this in KS, but in fairness, the orthographic forms
<gavar> and <gaver> would both have the same neutral schwa
[ˈɡævəɹ]. A form *<gavủr> would tend towards the u-coloured
schwa [ˈɡævᵿɹ] and a form *<gavyr> would tend towards the i-
coloured schwa [ˈɡævᵻɹ].
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
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