[Spellyans] Box

Craig Weatherhill craig at agantavas.org
Fri Oct 15 11:45:26 IST 2010


Yeah - the planet Zog!

Craig


On 15 Hed 2010, at 10:53, Ray Chubb wrote:

>
> On 15 Hed 2010, at 10:46, Ken MacKinnon wrote:
>
>> Ewan hag an gowetha-oll,
>>
>> Scottish Gaelic ciste sounds more like keesh-cha or keesh-chuh to  
>> my ears - but I doubt whether this advances the cause of Cornish  
>> pronunciation and spelling very far !
>
> Probably not, but it may help to explain where Dr Ken George was  
> coming from.
>
>>
>> - Ken
>>
>> Ken MacKinnon is now on Broadband  with new e-mail addresses:-
>>
>> ken at ferintosh.org
>> and also at:-
>> ken.ferintosh at googlemail.com
>>
>> My former e-mail addresses are no longer able to be used.
>>
>> (Prof) Ken MacKinnon
>> Ivy Cottage, Ferintosh,
>> The Black Isle, by Dingwall,
>> Ross-shire  IV 7 8HX
>> Scotland  UK
>>
>> Tel: 01349 - 863460
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "ewan wilson" <butlerdunnit at ntlworld.com 
>> >
>> To: "Standard Cornish discussion list" <spellyans at kernowek.net>
>> Sent: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 8:25 PM
>> Subject: Re: [Spellyans] Box
>>
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>>> The Scottish Gaelic pronunciations I have heard seem to alternate  
>>> between
>>> 'Kish-chyi'  and 'keesh-chyi' depending on the speaker. I'm not  
>>> sure if it's a dialectical thing or idialect. Maybe Ken has a  
>>> better idea?
>>>
>>> Excuse the non IPA sound guide!!
>>>
>>> Ewan.
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Michael Everson" <everson at evertype.com 
>>> >
>>> To: "Standard Cornish discussion list" <spellyans at kernowek.net>
>>> Sent: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 1:24 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [Spellyans] Box
>>>
>>>
>>>> On 12 Oct 2010, at 10:06, Ray Chubb wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Would that be a long or short vowel?
>>>>
>>>> Irish "ciste" [ˈkʲɪʃtʲə] 'fund, treasury, kitty' has a short  
>>>> vowel.
>>>>
>>>> Irish "císte" [ˈkʲiːʃtʲə] 'cake' has a long vowel.
>>>>
>>>> Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
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