[Spellyans] y-umlaut in 'Beunans Meriasek' ?

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Fri Nov 21 13:08:31 GMT 2008


On 21 Nov 2008, at 12:52, Craig Weatherhill wrote:

> You might have something here, Andrew.  In current West Penwith  
> speech, it is noticeable that in -es  plurals  (horses, prizes,  
> etc), the pronunciation is indeed "eez", so you hear "horseez,  
> prizeez".

I suspect that is an issue of vowel quality, not quantity.

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





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