[Spellyans] Rules for the apostrophe

nicholas williams njawilliams at gmail.com
Tue May 18 11:05:46 IST 2010


When writing the shortened form of agan 'our', agas 'your' and aga  
'their', doesn't KS write gàn, gàs and gà rather than 'gan, 'gas, 'ga?  
The latter forms are likely to give rise to mistaken smart quotes.

Nicholas

On 18 Me 2010, at 10:59, Michael Everson wrote:

> ne strange feature of other orthographies of Revived Cornish is that  
> dha was combined with agan, agas, and aga differently from the way  
> it was combined with other prepositions. The SWF should regularize  
> ha’gan ‘and our’, na’gan ‘nor our’, a’gan ‘of our’, re’gan ‘by our’,  
> y’gan ‘in our’ and dha’gan ‘to our’, (not dh’agan).

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