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

Hewitt, Stephen s.hewitt at unesco.org
Mon Nov 24 12:03:11 GMT 2008


Is the evolution '  -i?C > '  -iIC > '  -i:C completely unthinkable?

Steve

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[mailto:spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net]On Behalf Of Michael Everson
Sent: 24 November 2008 12:55
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Subject: Re: [Spellyans] y-umlaut in 'Beunans Meriasek' ?


On 24 Nov 2008, at 11:31, <ajtrim at msn.com> <ajtrim at msn.com> wrote:

> Or it could have been [pasi:s] / [pasi:z]. I don't know how we can  
> tell. The <ie> in JCH <passiez> could have been [i:].

I do not believe that unstressed vowels are long in Cornish.

>

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


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