[Spellyans] iw

nicholas williams njawilliams at gmail.com
Wed Nov 24 11:57:29 GMT 2010


The inventory of forms of this word in Middle Cornish as far as CW are as follows:

dyweth x 23
dywath x 2
thyweth x 4
deweth x 27
zeweth x 2
dewath x 9
theweth x 3
thewath x 1
diweth x 1.

Nicholas






On 2010 Du 24, at 11:40, Michael Everson wrote:

> One example of "diweth" in Tregear (as against 25 examples of "deweth" in Tregear as Nicholas pointed out) is not a credible argument that "iw" can or should therefore be used for a class of stressed monosyllables. 

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