[Spellyans] Treylyans

nicholas williams njawilliams at gmail.com
Mon Oct 20 21:27:33 IST 2008


Not so. We write ûsya but say ju:zj@, which doesn't follow the rules.

On 20 Oct 2008, at 20:09, Michael Everson wrote:

>
> 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.
>
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