[Spellyans] au

A. J. Trim ajtrim at msn.com
Thu Jul 24 01:58:35 IST 2008


Yes, I have no problem with these <au>. However, we might still be discussing the <i> and <y>.

I prefer Austria to Awstria, and Australia to Awstralia.
Ostria is OK too but not Ostralia. Not sure why though.


Regards,

Andrew J. Trim




From: Eddie Climo 
Sent: Wednesday, July 23, 2008 11:57 PM
To: Standard Cornish discussion list 
Subject: Re: [Spellyans] au


Looking at Nicholas's UCR Dictionary, we've got a few native Cornish words:
caugh, caughla, caughwas, faunsya, gaul, gaulak


and numerous loans such as:
auctour, auctoryta, an Bys Auncyent, traumatek, raunson, audio, audyt, autystek, hydraulek


and some foreign toponyms such as:
Austria, Australia, Enesow Fauklond, Mauritania, Mauricius


I see no need to change the spelling of any of these; they're fine just as they are.


Eddie Foirbeis Climo
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