[Spellyans] th/dh

nicholas williams njawilliams at gmail.com
Mon Nov 22 09:53:49 GMT 2010


See Jenner's article "Traditional relics of the Cornish language in Mount's Bay in 1875". Read before the Philological Society 4 February 1876 and published in Transactions of the Philological Society 1875-76. Now §3.2 ff in Michael's editon of Jenner. The informants were John Kelynack of Newlyn, fisherman, and his wife. She had learnt the words from her father, John Tremethack, who died in 1852 aged 87 and was therefore a contemporary of Dolly Pentreath.
Mrs Soady of Newlyn, a widow of past 80, who had also learnt from her father.

Nicholas

On 2010 Du 22, at 09:38, Hewitt, Stephen wrote:

> Please elaborate. Examples by native speakers? Transcribed when? By whom?
> 

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