[Spellyans] " 'Breakthrough' rung"

Craig Weatherhill weatherhill at freenet.co.uk
Sun Jul 20 21:46:14 IST 2008


Good question - if <y> is a short i and <i> a long one, then this makes 
no sense at all.  I thought that one of the aims of the SWF was to make 
the language easier for students to learn.  It probably would have been 
had not politics been allowed to take precedence over linguistics.

Craig



A. J. Trim wrote:
> The MAGA Kernow website has previews of breakthrough rung books, 
> /Kanker/ and /Lester/.
>  
> /Lester/ spells UCR *brentyn* "brilliant" as SWF *bryntin*.
>  
> Why the <*i*> in the second syllable?
>  
>  
> Regards,
>  
> Andrew J. Trim
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