Re: BP's & my reformed English spellings (was: RE: English notation)
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, July 3, 2001, 4:17|
BP Jonsson scripsit:
> Indeed, but even RI would need some updating. Particularly I would like to
> throw out all the present "gh" spellings so that "gh" could be used for
> words like "ghet". OTOH if one begins tampering with it one will
> inevitably end up with conflicting reforms...
Not inevitably, particularly if the RI-interested form themselves into a
proper working group.
I do not want to get rid of existing gh after vowels, as in classical
RI it does not affect pronunciation at all (aigh=ai, ough=ou, etc.)
What I would like to dispose of is aa and dh, in favor of a and th.
John Cowan email@example.com
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