[Spellyans] 2nd pl imperative

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Mon Feb 16 17:22:30 GMT 2009


On 16 Feb 2009, at 17:06, nicholas williams wrote:

> Of course not. Indeed you could write bedhowgh and say bedhewgh if  
> you wished.

Can we back up here please?

We know that the spellings -owgh and -ewgh occur. And they may occur  
in the same text. Is there evidence that in Traditional Cornish, one  
form was used in the present/future and the other for the imperative?  
As a regular alternation?

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





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