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

nicholas williams njawilliams at gmail.com
Mon Jul 21 08:05:10 IST 2008


Somebody should lodge an official complaint. The language of the  
Gorsedd is UC.

Nicholas
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On 20 Jul 2008, at 21:59, Deryck Botterill wrote:

> Some of last year's Bardic names were in KK - for example
> 'Hwilores-Kedhlow'.
> http://www.gorsethkernow.org.uk/english/archives/newbards/bard2007.htm
>
> Deryck
>
>
>
> Craig Weatherhill wrote:
>> Generally, new bards can determine their own bardic names, as long  
>> as it
>> doesn't coincide with someone else's. That's why I could never
>> understand why the Gorsedd would not accept my first choice of  
>> "Menhyr"
>> (they reckoned that it couldn't be accepted as a past Bard had been
>> "Menhyryon").
>>
>> Morton Nance's Unified Cornish was, and still is, the official  
>> language
>> of the Gorsedd and so, all Bardic names have to be in that particular
>> orthography.
>>
>> Craig
>>
>>
>> Harry Fraiser wrote:
>>
>>> How are these Bardic titles determined? Do their spellings undergo
>>> variation pari passu with orthographical reform?
>>>
>>> Harry
>>>
>>> On 7/20/08, Craig Weatherhill <weatherhill at freenet.co.uk> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>> Oh, now this IS interesting, Pat.  Neither Nicholas nor I appear  
>>>> in the
>>>> Bardic roll.  Yes, we both resigned our bardship, and the list  
>>>> could say
>>>> so.  However, what the Gorsedd appears to be doing is to write our
>>>> bardship out of history.  The facts remain that I was installed  
>>>> as a
>>>> Bard in 1981 for services to archaeology, and Nicholas rather  
>>>> earlier
>>>> than that for services to the language.  Those facts cannot be  
>>>> discarded
>>>> simply by omission.
>>>>
>>>> However, if you then look at the list of Bardic Names, Delynyer
>>>> Hendhyscans is there, followed by the words "resigned" and  
>>>> Weatherhill.
>>>>
>>>> Someone at the Gorsedd is being disingenuous, I feel.
>>>>
>>>> Craig
>>>>
>>>> Golvan, too is there, correctly identified (by surname only) as  
>>>> Williams
>>>> - but no mention of resignation.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Pat wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> http://www.gorsethkernow.org.uk/english/archives/newbards/bardic_roll.pdf
>>>>>
>>>>> http://www.gorsethkernow.org.uk/english/archives/newbards/bardic_names.pdf
>>>>>
>>>>> This is the link to this years which were announced last week.
>>>>> http://www.gorsethkernow.org.uk/english/archives/newbards/bard2008.htm
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> My apologies for going off topic Michael, but we have recently  
>>>>>> put 2
>>>>>> new lists of Bards on the Gorseth website which can be searched  
>>>>>> by
>>>>>> surname or Bardic names.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>> Give the URLs?
>>>>> --
>>>>> Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com <http://www.evertype.com/ 
>>>>> >
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