From these readings, it would seem to follow that (ui) was the sound meant, but that the writing oy was preferred, short o having as ... In: Gregois vois iii 188, the oi was probably the usual (ui), just as in: chois vois ii 181, 206. ... 252), this must be the explanation of: joynt queynt 6-62-3, annoy away 6-82, joye conveye 6.89, but the passages are probably corrupt. ... It might have suggested a division et ne sont pas, par consAcquent, une of the diphthong into two syllables. Acq triphthongue.
|Title||:||On Early English Pronunciation, with Especial Reference to Shakspere and Chaucer|
|Author||:||Alexander John Ellis, Francis James Child, William Salesbury, Alexander Barcley|