The letter combinations euil (at the end of a word) and euill (almost anywhere*) have no English equivalent: they are pronounced like the oo in "foot" plus a "y" sound. The IPA spelling is [œj], and the Lawless phonetic spelling is [ooy].
* euill followed by é (as in the past participle feuillé) or by er (in the infinitive feuiller) is pronounced [œj] but the y sound is transferred to the next syllable: [fœ je].
The sound [œj] has two other spellings:
- After the letters c and g, [œj] is spelled ueil
- At the beginning of a word, [œj] is spelled œil
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