MIDDLE ENGLISH "IU"

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/iu/

Spelling: iw, eu, ev, ew

tiwesdæy "Tuesday"

Diphthong: /i/ + /u/. Vowel of PDE feet + vowel of PDE boot.

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OE /i:/ + OE /w/ ME Diphthongization Smoothing EME /j/ + EME /u/
OE /e:'/ + OE /w/ ME Diphthongization