[Spellyans] Late Cornish adaptations

Eddie Climo eddie_climo at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Aug 1 07:28:22 IST 2008


Thanks for the correction, Dan.

Nonetheless, I would still refuse to use spellings like 'chei',  
'broaz' and 'own=correct'.

Eddie

On 1 Aug 2008, at 02:03, Daniel Prohaska wrote:
> -          The spelling <hei> is attested through Lhuyd and  
> Nicholas Boson, likewise <crei>, and <chei> in John and Nicholas  
> Boson, <chey> by Borlase. These spellings are authentic. I do not  
> understand your objection;
>
> -          <ouna> is attested for the verb “to put right”;
>
> I would hardly call this fake-Cornish.
>
> Dan
>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Eddie Climo
>> Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2008 7:17 PM
>> ”On 31 Jul 2008, at 13:46, Owen Cook wrote:
>>
>> > I'm curious to hear what list members think of the following
>>
>> > adaptations of the SWF for Late Cornish.
>>
>> > * <ei> in words like hei, crei, chei
>>
>> Yuk!
>>
>> . . .
>>
>> Given a 'take-it-or-leave-it' choice of this sort of 'fuk- 
>> Gernewek',  I'd just stick with the UC/R that I've already learnt,  
>> and leave the  SWF to go its own sweet way.
>>
>> And, were KS to adopt such horrid conventions, I'd reject that too.
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