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Posted: 14 October 2016 09:33 AM   [ Ignore ]
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...a minor kerfuffle happened in the south of England.

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Posted: 14 October 2016 12:38 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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heold hit XL wucena ך ænne dæg

Is wucena WOO-kena or WOO-chena?  I can never keep the palatalization rules straight.

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Posted: 14 October 2016 01:37 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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The letter < c > is africative when it appears before a fronted vowel. So it’s WOO-chena. (I had to look it up. I can never keep the rule straight either.)

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