Re: [tied] Vw again

From: Sergejus Tarasovas
Message: 9126
Date: 2001-09-07

--- In cybalist@..., Miguel Carrasquer Vidal <mcv@...> wrote:
> On Sat, 01 Sep 2001 19:07:09 +0200, "Che DeBarna"
> <almogaver69@...> wrote:

> I've seen -skii used (though not very often) in Catalan and
> but it has nothing to do with Kiïv, which reflects a change from
> Russian (Kiev) to Ukranian spelling (properly Kyïv, pronounced
> /kIjiw/).

If you mean _Ukrainian_ spelling, it's {Kiïv}. Cyrillic {i}
renders /y/ (closer to the Polish one rather than Russian, i. e. more
front-shifted) in Ukrainian, {IU} is not used.