what means おり in 包まれており ?
I think that one of the determining factors as to whether the so-cold "連用中止形 (renyō-chūshi-kei)" of a verb is as frequently used as its te/de-form will be the inflection class to which that verb belongs.Flaminius said:People tend to find the former of the two too colloquial and the latter too cacophonous.
"[日本]に(住んで)いて" <-> "[日本]に(住んで)い"???
"[日本]に(住んで)おり“ <-> "[日本]に(住んで)おって"