[Spellyans] Trailya

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Mon Dec 3 16:37:25 GMT 2012

On 3 Dec 2012, at 15:09, Ray Chubb <ray at spyrys.org> wrote:

>>> How does KS spell 'draylya' - to drag/trail behind?  I am finding that at first glance 'trailya' is leading me to think of that word.
>> Does it rhyme with English "dry" or with English "dray"? If the former, we would write ‹draylya›; if the latter, ‹drailya›.
> I have always pronounced it to rhyme with "dray" which would mean that with the present participle both words in KS would look and sound the same, would they not?

That would be drailya and trailya, and yes, both would end up as "ow trailya". They'd sound the same no matter how they were spelt. 

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

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