[Spellyans] i ~ y

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Tue Feb 3 17:31:54 GMT 2009


On 3 Feb 2009, at 15:55, nicholas williams wrote:

> What evidence is there for any such variation anywhere in Cornish?
>
> On 3 Feb 2009, at 15:32, Michael Everson wrote:
>
>> context conditioned variation of [ð] and [θ]

It's what happens in Breton.

Note that the SWF does not write -b everywhere and ask people to  
devoice it finally, or to do the same with -g, or with -d, or with -z.  
Just with -v and -dh, and not because of what is found in Cornish, but  
because of what is found in Breton.

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





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