[Spellyans] More on bys/bes words and diacritical marks
christian.semmens at gmail.com
Sun Jul 20 22:29:32 IST 2008
Were you looking for Late Cornish examples? If so have a look here:
There are some links to late Cornish fragments.
2008/7/16 Harry Fraiser <harryfraiser at googlemail.com>:
> 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?
> On 7/16/08, Mary Williams <marywilliams230 at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>> 2008/7/15 Harry Fraiser <harryfraiser at googlemail.com> rug scrifa:
>>> Could we use 'zh' or 'dzh' in modern Cornish, perhaps?
>> In theory, certainly, but what good would it do? We want an
>> orthography that will bridge the gap between Middle and Late
>> orthographies, thereby making RLC material accessible to RMC users and
>> vice versa. Using a grapheme for RLC that wouldn't be present in RMC
>> subverts this overall design.
>> 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?
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