[Spellyans] <yn> & <in> & <en>
daniel at ryan-prohaska.com
Wed Jul 2 12:25:38 IST 2008
From: A. J. Trim
Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2008 12:36 AM
"How would Middle Cornish folk know whether to spell with <y> or <i>?
They would need to know how the spelling progressed in Late Cornish.
That's OK for super linguists but tricky for Joe Blogs."
Joe Blogs wouldn't need to know. That's what a dictionary is there for.
"Spelling by sound is easier than spelling by future language development.
However, if it could be done, it would make the electronic substitution of
<e> for <y> nice and easy."
That's what I meant.
From: Daniel <mailto:daniel at ryan-prohaska.com> Prohaska
Sent: Tuesday, July 01, 2008 9:04 PM
To: 'Standard <mailto:spellyans at kernowek.net> Cornish discussion list'
Subject: [Spellyans] <yn> & <in> & <en>
<in> in Revived Cornish is unknown (except for the latest version of KS). In
UC/R and KK it was always <yn> and usually <en> in RLC (Revived Late
As far as the distribution of e ~ i ~ y goes, I would like to see RMC
(Revived Middle Cornish) <y> where LC (Late Cornish) has <e> and <i>
That would make <y> easily replaceable with <e> for RLC users and <i> would
remain for both.
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