[Spellyans] i ~ y
everson at evertype.com
Wed Feb 4 15:27:28 GMT 2009
On 4 Feb 2009, at 15:10, Jon Mills wrote:
> Revived Cornish is the Cornish of language learners and comes with
> the errors that L2 learners make.
Yes, like "yn whir".
> I do not hold with the view that 'this or that usage may not concur
> with what is attested in the corpus of traditional Cornish but its
> what we do now, so its okay'. By such a standard, any common
> solecism could be said to be good Revived Cornish. We all make
> errors when we learn a second language. We should admit that they
> are errors and try to improve.
So... you don't care whether Revived Cornish has two phonemes /θ/ or /
ð/ or not? You're happy to accept them both as they are, or abolish
one or the other of them based on.... what?
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com
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