njawilliams at gmail.com
Mon Jun 30 18:20:47 BST 2008
KS uses y for [I] everywhere except
in derivatives of monosyllables in <i>, e.g. gwir, gwiryoneth; tir,
and also where a final long i occurs in a stressed syllable despit,
initially, e.g. istyna, inclynya, in, indella, etc.
yn adverbial is distinguished from in 'in': yn tâ but in gwir.
On 30 Jun 2008, at 18:16, Terry Corbett wrote:
> Since we have a [I] pronunciation we should use a < y >.
> On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 9:42 AM, A. J. Trim <ajtrim at msn.com> wrote:
> Either make the choice between <i> and <y> simple and consistent or
> say that either may be used optionally anywhere, or discard one and
> just use the other.
> Please don't leave us with the current unpredictable mishmash.
> By the way, what is Cornish for "mishmash"? ... deray, perhaps ...
> or dere, or derai?
> Andrew J. Trim
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