[Spellyans] y-umlaut in 'Beunans Meriasek' ?
everson at evertype.com
Sat Nov 22 20:51:32 GMT 2008
On 22 Nov 2008, at 20:00, Ray Chubb wrote:
> That is why I always write; 'Kernewek Unyes' not 'Kernewek Unys'.
> Others, who shall be nameless, seem to think that the two endings
> are interchangeable, I am not sure that they are.
I'm not nameless. I believe that -ya words form their verbal
adjectives in -ys and that -ia words form their verbal adjectives in -
ies. That is, [jə] > [ɪs] and [iːə] > [iːəs].
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com
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