[Spellyans] Easter morning, etc.

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Wed Nov 12 14:04:53 GMT 2008


On 12 Nov 2008, at 13:56, Jon Mills wrote:

> Why would it imply Middle Cornish /ø/?

I guess he's looking at a MC <u> /y/ ~ LC <e> /e/ distinction. That's  
just a guess though. But the typical alternations are MC /y/ ~ LC /i/  
vs. MC /ø/ ~ LC /e/. For 'day' we have <dÿdh>~<dëdh>. If George is  
recommending <dy'> I guess we'll get <dÿ>~<dë> in these "holiday" forms.

Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com





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