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

Craig Weatherhill craig at agantavas.org
Fri Nov 21 14:58:46 GMT 2008


Absolutely, it remains unstressed.

Craig

On 21 Du 2008, at 13:08, Michael Everson wrote:

> 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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