[Spellyans] Goat

Daniel Prohaska daniel at ryan-prohaska.com
Mon Apr 6 14:56:16 IST 2009


The texts have gaver. I see no reason why Jener, Nance and all who followed
should have standardised gavar. So, in Revived Cornish there have been two
forms gaver and gavar around for 20 odd years. There is no change, just a
choice. If there is such a choice I would tend to follow the texts.

Dan

 

-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Everson
Sent: Monday, April 06, 2009 2:57 PM



On 6 Apr 2009, at 13:10, Jon Mills wrote:

 

> The attested Middle Cornish is <gaver>. Why would we want to change  

> that?

 

Revived Cornish has had <gavar> from the beginning. Even Jenner has gavar,
p, 80, and again p. 87 where we find davas/deves and gavar/gever."

 

 

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