[Spellyans] i ~ y

Jon Mills j.mills at email.com
Tue Feb 3 08:38:33 GMT 2009


However Lhuyd writes arlụdh [128a] and arlydh [108c].Jon

  ----- Original Message -----
  From: "nicholas williams"
  To: "Standard Cornish discussion list"
  Subject: Re: [Spellyans] i ~ y
  Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2009 16:24:08 +0000

  In a phonemic spelling they would be written in the same way.
  Incidentally George himself pronounces the Cornish word for 'lord'with
  a short unstressed [U] and a voiceless final segment, i.e. exactly as
  does KS with its <arlùth>.  I suspect that mostspeakers (of whatever
  school) have a voiceless th in this word.Moreover Lhuyd spells the
  spoken Cornish form as <arleth> with avoiceless final.Why then does
  the SWFwrite <arludh> with a voiced final?
  Nicholas
  On 2 Feb 2009, at 15:15, Daniel Prohaska wrote:

    Ken George even says that unstressed KK <i>, <y> and <u> are
    pronounced the same.



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Dr. Jon Mills,
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