[Spellyans] KK ha'n SWF - pronunciation

Craig Weatherhill weatherhill at freenet.co.uk
Sat Aug 9 18:55:12 IST 2008



There's the rub, Harry.  How do you stop him from doing it, other than 
hiring The Jackal?

Craig


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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