[Spellyans] 'gwlas'

Craig Weatherhill craig at agantavas.org
Tue Apr 10 18:37:54 IST 2012


I would suggest a parallel between that and yma>'ma.  But how  
consistent were either?  In Late Cornish, we see both ma and ema.

Craig




On 10 Ebr 2012, at 18:24, Michael Everson wrote:

> Forms without the -w- are found for these which indicate that the  
> distinction between [ɡʷ] and [ɡ] was lost in at least some  
> varieties of Cornish, .
>
> It is for this reason thtat we describe:
>
> gwlas [ɡlæːz] or [ɡʷlæːz]; [læːz] or [ʷlæːz]
>
> gwlân [ɡlɒːn]~[ɡlæːn] or [ɡʷlɒːn]~[ɡʷlæːn];  
> [lɒːn]~[læːn] or [ʷlɒːn]~[ʷlæːn]
>
> gwrës~gwrÿs [ɡɹeːz]~[ɡɹiːz] or [ɡʷɹeːz]~[ɡʷɹiːz];  
> [ɹeːz]~[ɹiːz] or [ʷɹeːz]~[ʷɹiːz]
>
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