[Spellyans] Easter morning, etc.

Jon Mills j.mills at email.com
Wed Nov 12 13:56:14 GMT 2008


Why would it imply Middle Cornish /ø/?
Jon

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Owen Cook" <owen.e.cook at gmail.com>
> To: "Standard Cornish discussion list" <spellyans at kernowek.net>
> Subject: Re: [Spellyans] Easter morning, etc.
> Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2008 15:14:59 +0200
> 
> 
> Wouldn't a range of spelling of this type normally imply Middle Cornish /ø/?
> ~~Owen
> 
> 2008/11/12 nicholas williams <njawilliams at gmail.com>:
> > It is the Cornish word for 'day' .
> > It is always either <du/dew> or <de>:
> >
> > duyow hamlos PC 654
> > hezyv sur yv dugwener BM120
> > dugol myhal yv henna BM 2077
> > dugol myhall byth henna BM 2201
> > kyns ys dumerher the nos BM 2254
> > Dewsull blegyow pan ese PA 27a
> > en gyth o deyow hablys PA 41c
> > me a vyn mones deyow prest the helghya BM 3159-60
> > deow habblys SA 66
> > Degl stûl 'Epiphania' AB: 57a
> > Kova tha gwitha benigas De Zil John Boson
> > Kovy dha kuitha benigas Dezil Gwavas MS 106r
> > I can find no example with *<dy>.
> > Nicholas
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Dr. Jon Mills,
School of European Culture and Languages,
University of Kent


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