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

Hewitt, Stephen s.hewitt at unesco.org
Mon Nov 24 12:12:45 GMT 2008


Sorry, it was a schwa, which showed up on my draft:

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

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[mailto:spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net]On Behalf Of Michael Everson
Sent: 24 November 2008 13:11
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Subject: Re: [Spellyans] y-umlaut in 'Beunans Meriasek' ?


On 24 Nov 2008, at 12:03, Hewitt, Stephen wrote:

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

Is that a glottal stop in your first there?

Lhuyd makes it clear that these are unstressed and schwa though.

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


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