[Spellyans] Jazz > loan words?

John Sheridan john_s_sheridan at yahoo.com
Sat Jul 5 23:06:58 IST 2008


--- On Sat, 7/5/08, Michael Everson <everson at evertype.com> wrote:

>> English orthography isn't "phonetic" and isn't meant to be,
but KS is. So we need to consider these things.<<
 
Yes, but mezzo-soprano is not a Cornish word, so there's no reason that KS should need to spell it.  
 
I'm not an expert -- but off the top of my head, it seems that such borrowings happen routinely in major European languages with little or no respelling.  So why not in Cornish as well?
 
-John




      
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