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

Harry Fraiser harryfraiser at googlemail.com
Fri Jul 18 19:43:57 IST 2008

Pardon my ignorance - who is Ms Lowe? Is she a member of the Gorseth a


On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 7:23 PM, Owen Cook <owen.e.cook at gmail.com> wrote:

> Jenefer Lowe, I'd assume.
> By RLC material, I meant anything written by users of revived Late Cornish.
> On the other hand, I think it would be a fantastic idea to collect the
> whole corpus of traditional Late Cornish in one volume. I was under
> the impression that such a book existed for the writings of the Boson
> family, but where can we get our hands on the various writings of
> Keigwin, Gwavas, Tonkin and the rest? There is some on the internet,
> but not in any systematic and exhaustive fashion. In fact it was
> remarked on the Kernowak list some months back that there was more
> Late Cornish material than one might expect, much of which has never
> been published.
> Oll an gwelha,
> ~~Owen
> 2008/7/16 Harry Fraiser <harryfraiser at googlemail.com> rug scrifa:
> > I've no idea what the figures are for the different forms of Cornish,
> > but surely there must be a minimum for each one? And who is Jenny?
> >
> > Harry
> >
> > On 7/16/08, Mary Williams <marywilliams230 at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> >> I've often wondered why nobody has put all the Late material
> >> together in a book, I don't imagine it would be a very thick book.
> >> Is that what you mean by "making RLC material accessible"? I've
> >> seen Dick Gendall's dictionaries and course books, but I can't
> >> recall seeing anything written in this system apart from the odd
> >> line or two here and there. Likewise Jenny was talking about the
> >> need to cater for kids growing up learning Late, until someone
> >> pointed out to her that there weren't any! Why do you feel the
> >> need to give so much attention to a group that's almost invisible
> >> to us in Cornwall?
> >>
> >> Mary
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