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

Harry Fraiser harryfraiser at googlemail.com
Mon Jul 14 22:50:30 IST 2008


Could we use 'zh' or 'dzh' in modern Cornish, perhaps?

Harry


On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 9:17 PM, Owen Cook <owen.e.cook at gmail.com> wrote:

> There is a bit of <zh> in Lhuyd as well. For instance, he writes "me a
> venzhå klÿuaz dên aral en guili" in JCH line 43 (I'm using <å> for
> turned a, <ÿ> for dotted y). It seems innocuous as an occasional
> variant to me.
>
> Oll an gwelha,
> ~~Owen
>
> 2008/7/11 Michael Everson <everson at evertype.com> rug scrifa:
> > At 23:42 +0100 2008-07-10, Craig Weatherhill wrote:
> >>Not in spelling, no.  But I think we should recommend the soft j or zh
> >>sound in speech.  It is genuine.
> >
> > Kerenzha is a genuine pronunciation? Lhuyd writes <dzh> for these
> > words. Not <zh>. (I am in Vienna and my Lhuyd is not.)
> >
> > I don't see anybody having any success getting UC/UCR/KK users to
> > stop saying [z] and RLC users to stop saying [dZ] and to get them all
> > saying [Z].
> > --
> > Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com
> >
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