[Spellyans] The sounds of Cornish

nicholas williams njawilliams at gmail.com
Tue Jun 24 21:07:18 IST 2008


I can find no examples of <ggh>. <ghh> occurs in moghheys 'increased'  
and yaghheys 'healed'.
<tth> on the other hand is quite well attested in such forms as gottha  
past subj. of coth 'ought' and perfettha, the comparative of
perfeth 'perfect'.

Nicholas


On 24 Jun 2008, at 11:34, A. J. Trim wrote:

> I would rather not include the graphs ggh and tth, even if the long  
> sounds could be shown to exist. Do they exist in the Traditional  
> Texts? I have not noticed any.
> I am not sure that you can have long stops, only double ones.
>
> Regards,
>
> Andrew J. Trim
>
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