[Spellyans] <y Y> + diacritical

Ken MacKinnon kenmackinnon at enterprise.net
Thu Jun 26 12:32:45 IST 2008


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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Christian Semmens" <christian.semmens at gmail.com>
To: "Standard Cornish discussion list" <spellyans at kernowek.net>
Sent: Wednesday, June 25, 2008 1:17 PM
Subject: Re: [Spellyans] <y Y> + diacritical


> Its purely an aesthetic thing with me. I like chi and ki even less
> than I like chei and kei. I always preferred chy, ky.
>
> Christian
>
> 2008/6/25 nicholas williams <njawilliams at gmail.com>:
>> I am sorry you don't like <chei>. Nicholas Boson didn't mind it:
>> Dean ha Bennen en Tellar creiez chei an Horr
>> ha uor an diuath ea reeg thoas da chei Teeack
>> Komeer weeth na Raw'y Ostia en chei lebma vo dean koath Demithez da 
>> Bennen
>> Younk.
>> Ironically enough <kei> 'dog' is attested but SWF (< KK) ki is not. In MC
>> the word is spelt ky.
>> Similarly chy is common and is attested over 60 times. SWF chi (< KK) 
>> occurs
>> once:
>> citesens gans an an syns, ha ran an chi a thu, ha buldyys owgh war an
>> fondacion an abosteleth, han prophettys TH 33.
>> Nicholas
>>
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