[Spellyans] Dauns and dauncya

Linus Band linusband at gmail.com
Tue Apr 24 12:22:18 IST 2012


I'm aware of the phonetic qualities of these characters, but I felt that it
got the general feel of a yogh without it being too much of a hassle for me
to type it (I have ʒ as a hotkey). Sorry if it was confusing, if you were
to have a nifty Traditional Cornish Keyboard layout for me, I'd love to
hear about it. Otherwise, you'll notice me typing phonetic transcriptions
between [] and phonemic transcriptions between //.
Also, I just thought about my previous mail, and I noticed that I cannot
say that there was a phonemic difference between /g/ and /gw/ without
showing that *gr-/gl-* are always written without *w* or *u*. I'm not going
to analyze every example in the text, but if we consider *gras* 'grace', we
will notice that it is always written with *gr-*, and never with *gwr-/gur-*
.

All the best,

Linus


2012/4/24 Michael Everson <everson at evertype.com>

> On 23 Apr 2012, at 17:23, Ken MacKinnon wrote:
>
> > An dus vas a ƺeserya ƺeƺe gulas nef o kyllys
>
> Ken, you used U+01BA LATIN SMALL LETTER EZH WITH TAIL here. This is a
> phonetic character meaning [ʒʷ] (zhw).
>
> On 23 Apr 2012, at 17:44, Linus Band wrote:
>
> > An dus vas a ʒeserya     7
> > ʒeʒe gulas nef o kyllys    7 (8 if read as /gulas/)
>
> Linus, you used U+0292 LATIN SMALL LETTER EZH here. This is a phonetic
> character meaning [ʒ] (zh).
>
> The correct characters to use are:
>
> U+021C Ȝ LATIN CAPITAL LETTER YOGH
> U+021D ȝ LATIN SMALL LETTER YOGH
>
> An dus vas a ȝeserya
> ȝeȝe gulas nef o kyllys
>
> Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
>
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