Re: Hi to the Ukraine from Tokyo
|Date:||Friday, November 23, 2001, 23:46|
From: "Padraic Brown" >
> "Kiev" is the English spelling as well (having been borrowed
> via Russian). PC results often in dual spellings on maps
> (traditional English + native), so we see KIEV / KYIV. Print
> media seem divided, as I've seen both.
So where, for those of us who want our langs to reflect some sort of native
pronunciation, does this lie?
/ki:Ev/, /ki:Ef/, /kjEv/, /kjEf/, /kjIv/, /kjIf/, /kjWv/, kjWf/, etc.