[Spellyans] Easter morning, etc.

Jon Mills j.mills at email.com
Thu Nov 13 09:15:28 GMT 2008


But surely, that "Middle Cornish /ø/ was sometimes written as <u>" is merely an assumption.
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: Thu, 13 Nov 2008 00:11:33 +0200
> 
> 
> Middle Cornish /ø/ was sometimes written as <u> (hence Nance's mur,
> etc) but then comes up in Late Cornish with spellings like <e>. Now, I
> don't know whether <ew> ever appears for /ø/ or not. <ew> might be
> more consistent with Nicholas' /y/ becoming /Iw/ interpretation. (But
> then we must have dëdh, MC du-, and LC de- as three more or less
> separate items.)
> 
> ~~Owen
> 
> 2008/11/12 Jon Mills <j.mills at email.com> rug screfa:
> > Why would it imply Middle Cornish /ø/?
> > Jon
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Dr. Jon Mills,
School of European Culture and Languages,
University of Kent


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