[Spellyans] Treylyans

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Mon Oct 20 20:09:52 IST 2008


On 21 Oct 2008, at 01:55, Tom Trethewey wrote:

> If duk was borrowed into Middle Cornish, then it would have been  
> [dy:k].

If it did that it would have become [diːk] in Late Cornish.

> If duke was borrowed into Late Cornish, then it would have been  
> [dju:k].
> Similar remarks apply to other words which may have been borrowed  
> more than once at different periods, i.e. the differences reflect  
> changes in English rather than Cornish.

We're to have an orthography that reflects both RMC and RLC, and <duk>  
can only be read [dyːk]~[diːk] according to the rules.

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





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