[Spellyans] tavas in early Middle Cornish

Jed Matthews ebost.truru at googlemail.com
Mon Jul 18 17:19:32 IST 2011


Thanks for the examples, but do Nadelik, lowenek and medhek contain the
diminutive suffix in their etymology?

Jed

On 15 July 2011 14:26, nicholas williams <njawilliams at gmail.com> wrote:

> Notice also:
>
>  *Jesu re bo the vethak* BK 805
>  *Mab Marya, len a ras  a ve the vethak heb mar* 824-25
> *nyng ew marth, kyn fen methak* BK 1012
>
> *Methik and medhik* AB: 240c
> *Methik* AB: 241a.
>
> Nicholas
>
>
>  On 2011 Gor 15, at 12:56, Jed Matthews wrote:
>
>  Ah, I remember what my concern was. It was regarding the diminutive
> suffix -yk. Was the vowel in that suffix also reduced to schwa in LC?
> Because if it wasn't then flehyk would need to be flehik, to stop LC
> speakers doing the ol' lebmyn-schwa thing.
>
>
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