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Re: Hi to the Ukraine from Tokyo

From:laokou <laokou@...>
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. Kou


Padraic Brown <agricola@...>
Pavel Iosad <pavel_iosad@...>
Y.Penzev <yitzchaq@...>