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

nicholas williams njawilliams at gmail.com
Fri Jul 18 20:53:35 IST 2008


Gwythvosen is the UC spelling of a word borrowed from Welsh and  
Breton. It means 'honeysuckle' (Lonicera periclymenum)

Nicholas
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On 18 Jul 2008, at 20:48, Craig Weatherhill wrote:

> Jenefer Lowe is the Cornish Language Development Officer at Cornwall
> Council.
>
> Craig
>
>
> Harry Fraiser wrote:
>> Pardon my ignorance - who is Ms Lowe? Is she a member of the  
>> Gorseth a
>> Kernow?
>>
>> Harry
>>
>> On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 7:23 PM, Owen Cook <owen.e.cook at gmail.com
>> <mailto: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
>>    <mailto: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
>>    <mailto: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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