everson at evertype.com
Mon Oct 11 13:15:34 BST 2010
On 11 Oct 2010, at 14:29, Daniel Prohaska wrote:
> George has KK <kist> [kiːst]. So, that's what the SWF starts out with unless it can be shown from evidence that this was not the case.
UC and UCR and RLC have [kɪst]. Other areal languages have [kɪst]. What makes George right?
George changed Cornish in the 1980s to suit his own penchant for etymology and his admiration of Breton and Welsh.
So long as the SWF assumes that KK is actually a worthy basis for the Revived Language, the SWF will have little value and no academic credibility. KK, as the Commissioners said, is a construal.
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
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