[Spellyans] Easter morning, etc.
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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