January 16th, 2009

beach

(no subject)

Dear megamole (and any other linguists or students of cyrillic)

A discussion elsewhere is raging* on how "царь" is spelled in a Western alphabet. Current options are Czar, Csar, Tzar or Tsar.

I know which my preferred option is, but I believe that you are well-placed to proffer an opinion?




* for a given value of 'rage'