[Spellyans] <y>, <i>, etc
njawilliams at gmail.com
Fri Jul 25 21:52:37 IST 2008
yn 'in' and adverbial yn are different words, because one causes
mutation and the other doesn't.
Your analogies are false.
On 25 Jul 2008, at 16:56, Jon Mills wrote:
> Just because a word has two or more syntactic functions does not
> entail two or more lexemes. Are going to spell GALLOS (noun)
> differently from GALLOS (verb), and every other word that has more
> than one syntactic function in Cornish? Would you spell the English
> word BITE differently in 'Bite an apple' from 'Let's go for a bite'
> because one is a verb and the other a noun?
> I'll be away from my computer over the weekend. Talk to you all
> again on Monday.
> Ol an gwella
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Michael Everson" <everson at evertype.com>
>> To: "Standard Cornish discussion list" <spellyans at kernowek.net>
>> Subject: Re: [Spellyans] <y>, <i>, etc
>> Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2008 14:25:26 +0100
>> .... It seems to me that the preposition which does not mutate
>> has developed into an adverbial particle which mutates.
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> University of Kent
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