[Spellyans] An Abecedary Kernowek

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Mon Mar 30 09:42:32 IST 2009


On 30 Mar 2009, at 09:10, nicholas williams wrote:

> The word comolen, comol is borrowed from Welsh and Breton and is not  
> attested in Cornish.
> Comolek 'dark, cloudy' is cited by Borlase (1758) and Pryce (1790).  
> The <c> indicates that this does item not come
> from Lhuyd. The root comol- clearly existed in Cornish.
> I suspect that commol - comolen is intended to be the same  
> alternation as gallos - galosek, etc.
> which is justified by the practice of the scribes.

But not in KS -- because we only write commol if we expect pre- 
occluders to say cobmol.

>

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





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