[Spellyans] Late Cornish adaptations

nicholas williams njawilliams at gmail.com
Fri Aug 1 11:43:46 IST 2008

If we use owna (cf. Gwra ouna guz furu Gwavas) for 'emend' and owna  
for 'fear' (vb) there is ambiguity. I prefer ewna for
'correct, emend'.


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
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