[Spellyans] tavas in early Middle Cornish

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Mon Jul 18 20:44:38 IST 2011


On 18 Jul 2011, at 17:19, Jed Matthews wrote:

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

No, but the phonology of the diminutive suffix (evidently from British *-īkā) doesn't differ from the phonology of the Latin borrowings in -icia or -icus.

Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/





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