[Spellyans] KK ha'n SWF - pronunciation

Harry Fraiser harryfraiser at googlemail.com
Sat Aug 9 17:19:34 IST 2008


Alas, no. I will assuredly make it my duty and pleasure to do so. May
I take it, then, that this baseless doctrine is, as it were, on the
run?

Harry

On 8/9/08, nicholas williams <njawilliams at gmail.com> wrote:
> He hasn't. Have you read any of my books and articles?
>
> Nicholas
>
> On 9 Aug 2008, at 16:56, Harry Fraiser wrote:
>
>> Why has he been permitted to propagate with impunity the doctrine that
>> Cornish is the fifth dialect of Breton?
>>
>> Harry
>>
>> On 8/9/08, nicholas williams <njawilliams at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> You must ask him.
>>> Cornish is SW Brythonic, but Breton is SW Brythonic in the mouths of
>>> speakers of Gaulish.
>>> And Cornish (unlike both Breton and Welsh) has been heavily
>>> influenced
>>> by English.
>>> George did not read the texts and draw conclusions from them.
>>> He assumed Cornish was like Breton and used the texts on occasion to
>>> back him up,
>>> For the most part he ignored them.
>>> That is why KK has such forms as *bywnans and *klywes.
>>>
>>> Nicholas
>>>
>>> On 9 Aug 2008, at 16:07, Harry Fraiser wrote:
>>>
>>>> Do I understand, then, that Breton in fact has four dialects? Why
>>>> does
>>>> Mr. George then posit the existence of a fifth instead of the
>>>> Cornish
>>>> language as we know it from Lhuyd and Gendall?
>>>
>>>
>>
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