Why "byse" and "vyse" and not "bies" and "vies"?

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Why "byse" and "vyse" and not "bies" and "vies"?

Postby squee100 » 2019-03-15, 20:01

https://books.google.com/books?id=KEYEA ... &q&f=false

Elsewhere in this book, the author consistently transliterates Ashkenazi צירי, which he reads as [aj], as "ie." Why, when listing the letter names, does he use "byse" and "vyse" instead of "bies" and "vies"?

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