[Spellyans] The sounds of Cornish

nicholas williams njawilliams at gmail.com
Wed Jun 25 14:34:27 IST 2008


moghheys, I suspect, does not contain /x:/ but /x-h/ in juncture, i.e.  
in different syllables: mox-'he:z.

Nicholas
On 25 Jun 2008, at 13:34, Owen Cook wrote:

> Aha! Good to know. But we don't need to correct <ggh> to <ghh>, since
> the SWF uses <gh> rather than <ggh> here anyway.
>
> ~~Owen
>
> 2008/6/24 nicholas williams <njawilliams at gmail.com>:
>>
>> 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
>
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