Examples—Fiú (few), iúl (ewl), diúr (dewr), ciúl (kewl). At the present we cannot conveniently introduce the few words containing iú into the exercises.
In addition to the long sounds eo and iu have a short sound. The short sound of both can be represented by (yŭ). There are only a few words containing this sound and these few words cannot be introduced at present.
§ 102. It is usual now to write eo and iu without any mark of length over the last vowel; it is to be understood therefore that eo and iu always represent the long sounds given above in §95.
as in English