[Spellyans] The quantity system

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Tue Jun 24 16:36:34 IST 2008


At 14:42 +0000 2008-06-24, Jon Mills wrote:

>Are there two different diphthongs in Cornish then /ia/ and /ya/?

Yes. Consider the near-minimal pair (KS 16 §§.5.8):

Note the distinction between provia [pr@'vi:@] 'provide' and profya
['prOfj@] 'offer'.
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