[Spellyans] gwiryoneth

Owen Cook owen.e.cook at gmail.com
Mon Nov 22 02:07:12 GMT 2010


Aha! Cool. I like that your suggestion inclues items like cafos and
fenten. But does this mean that we would need initial <ff> as in
Ffrynk? (Or does Vrynk occur too?)

~~Owen

On 20 November 2010 06:19, Daniel Prohaska <daniel at ryan-prohaska.com> wrote:
> Here are a few, so you can see what I mean…
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> <ff> for [f]:
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> diffen ~ deffen ‘ban’ (SWF difen; cf. deffen, deffan (CW));
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> iffarn ~ effarn ‘hell’ (SWF yfarn; cf. yffarn (PA, OM), effarn (BK, CW),
> yffarne (TH), effarne (TH), iffarn (Keigwin, J.Boson), efferne (T.Boson);
> plurals in BK and CW always with <ff> );
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> scriffa ~ screffa ‘write, writing’ (SWF scrifa; scrife (MC, PC), scriffa
> (TH), screffa (TH), scryfa (SA), skrepha (Lh))
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> <f> for [f] or [v]:
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> genef ‘with me’ (SWF genev; genef (numerous examples in the texts));
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> ladhaf ‘I (shall) kill’ (SWF ladhav; lathaf (OM));
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> cafus (~ cawas) ‘get, find’ (SWF cavos; caffos (MC), cafus (OM, TH, SA),
> cawys (RD), cawas (BM, W.Kerew), cavos (CW), kavas (Keigwin), cavaz
> (N.Boson), kaụaz (Lh));
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> fenten ‘fountain’ (SWF fenten; fynten (PA), fenten (OM), ffyñtañ (BK),
> ventan (Lhuyd), venton (Pryce));
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> <v> for [v]:
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> davas ‘sheep’ (SWF davas; dauas (OM), davas (TH), davaz (Lh));
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> lavar ‘phrase’ (SWF lavar; lauar (OM), lavar (BK, CW, Lhuyd));
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> avoydya ~ voydya ‘avoid, withdraw’ (SWF avoydya; avoydya (TH), voydya (CW));
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> Dan
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Everson
> Sent: Friday, November 19, 2010 7:23 PM
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> On 19 Nov 2010, at 15:13, Daniel Prohaska wrote:
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>> What do you think of my suggestion of using <v> for [v], <f> as an
>> umbrella graph for [f] ~ [v] and <ff> for [f] only? It’s the third or fourth
>> time I’ve mentioned it and you haven’t commented on it.
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> Make your list of words and let it be judged.
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