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> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Kjell Rehnstr÷m

> ┤Having taught Swedish to adults I realize that y and ÷ are tricky
for a 
> lot of people so I would prefer that they be not used in auxiliary
languages.
> 
> My impression is that eu and y were pronounce in the early stages
of 
> Occidental but that they are not used nowadays. "Europa" will not
be 
> pronounced "Íropa" but "Ewropa".

Anglophones are more likely to say "Yuropa".  We have neither the
rounded front vowels, nor the /eu/ diphthong.