Indeed, occasionally even clearcut cases of /-oi-/ or /-o(boundary)i-/, and even [5 #yV], may end up as [Oy]: Troilus ... nucleus is found in Brook (1958:91-92): (9) The diphthong [oi] . . . had ... in the seventeenth century ... a central vowel. ... One finds similar passages in Wyld (1956:250), Sweet (1960:277), Jespersen (1956: 329f), and Luick (1964:685), to name only the handbooks which we have consulted.
|Title||:||Towards tomorrow's linguistics|
|Author||:||Roger W. Shuy, Charles James Nice Bailey|