[Spellyans] The quantity system

Jon Mills j.mills at email.com
Tue Jun 24 17:06:56 IST 2008


Provia [pr@'vi:@] 'provide' and profya ['prOfj@] 'offer' are another good example of complementary distribution.
Jon

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Michael Everson" <everson at evertype.com>
> To: "Standard Cornish discussion list" <spellyans at kernowek.net>
> Subject: Re: [Spellyans] The quantity system
> Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2008 16:36:34 +0100
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> 
> 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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Dr. Jon Mills,
School of European Culture and Languages,
University of Kent


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