[Spellyans] More on bys/bes words and diacritical marks

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Mon Jul 14 12:57:20 IST 2008

At 11:51 +0000 2008-07-14, Jon Mills wrote:
>The <e>~<i>~<y> alternation does not necessarily represent dialectal 
>variability, it might represent allophonic variation.

When? In traditional Cornish? As I said, maybe. But in Revived 
Cornish, there are [e:]-class words, [i:]-class words, and 
[e:]~[i:]-class words.
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com

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