[Spellyans] MAGA newsletter 2008.12 - again!
ray at spyrys.org
Sun Dec 7 09:26:12 GMT 2008
Some useful information here. I think what we need is a Cornish
Simplified part 3. Or perhaps Clappya Kernowek part 2.
On 6 Kev 2008, at 18:08, nicholas williams wrote:
> I shoud say Hemma a veu an kensa novel gans Myghal Palmer or Hemma a
> veu an kensa novel scrifys gans Myghal Palmer.
> The preterite is necessary here, because the novel's publication is
> being thought of as a single past event.
> It is like Tregear's thegen heveleb ny eff a rug Eva an kynsa benyn
> bethqueth a ve TH 2a.
> I can find no example of either hemma a ve or hem a ve, but Tregear
> whath hemma a vea sufficient lowre TH 50a where the verb is
> conditional. He also writes: henna a ve gesys ha na moy vsyys TH
> 52a, where henna not hen occurs before a veu. I think that hemma/
> hebma a veu is probably correct.
> Incidentally both hemma yw and hem yw are attested. Hemma yw is the
> more common. The figures are:
> hem yv 1
> hem yw 1
> hem ew 1
> hemma yv 6
> hemma yw 1
> hemma ew 23
> helma yv 4.
> Hem yw was certainly well known because in SA one finds: kemerogh,
> debbr(ogh), hem ew ow corff ve SA 62a, which would have been
> know to people as a Cornish version of Hoc est corpus meum in the
> I can find one example of hemma o and none of hem o.
> On 6 Dec 2008, at 16:16, Ray Chubb wrote:
>> This is the English, (which will appear in the latest edition of
>> the S a G catalogue), which I was attempting to translate: This is
>> the late Myghal Palmer's first novel.
>> On 6 Kev 2008, at 11:13, nicholas williams wrote:
>>> Below is my preferred rendering.
>>> Except that it might have been better to say: Hemm a veu an kensa
>>> novel gans Myghal Palmer.
>>> On 5 Dec 2008, at 23:23, Eddie Climo wrote:
>>>>> Hemm o an kensa novel gans Myghal Palmer ....
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