[Spellyans] 2nd pl imperative

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Mon Feb 16 17:52:28 GMT 2009


On 16 Feb 2009, at 12:32, nicholas williams wrote:

> The curious thing is that PA uses -ough for the 2nd imperative but UC
> has -eugh. Given Nance's particular fondness for PA as a basic text
> the UC -eugh ~ -ough distinction is odd. Perhaps Nance just wanted
> levereugh, for example, to have the same ending as gwreugh.

Jenner gives:

Pres/Future -ough
Imperfect   -eugh
Preterite   -sough
Pluperfect  -seugh -jeugh
Subjunctive -eugh
2nd Future  -fough, -vough
Imperative  -eugh

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





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