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

Craig Weatherhill weatherhill at freenet.co.uk
Sat Jul 19 17:08:55 IST 2008


Hmm, far be it for me to judge how appropriate, or otherwise, that might be.

Craig


nicholas williams wrote:
> Gwythvosen is the UC spelling of a word borrowed from Welsh and  
> Breton. It means 'honeysuckle' (Lonicera periclymenum)
>
> Nicholas
> -----------
> 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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