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

Craig Weatherhill weatherhill at freenet.co.uk
Mon Jul 14 23:08:27 IST 2008


I would not have a problem with <zh> - there is plenty of precedence for 
it, including Lhuyd and place names.

Craig


Harry Fraiser wrote:
>
> 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 
> <mailto: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
>     <mailto: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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