[Spellyans] Dauns and dauncya

Jon Mills j.mills at email.com
Wed Apr 25 13:45:27 IST 2012


I interpret this grapheme as yogh when it represents /j/ but as <z> when it represents /ɵ/ or /ð/.
 Ol an gwella,
 Jon
----- Original Message -----
From: Michael Everson
Sent: 04/25/12 09:57 AM
To: Standard Cornish discussion list
Subject: Re: [Spellyans] Dauns and dauncya

 On 25 Apr 2012, at 08:59, Jon Mills wrote: > Why interpret this grapheme as yogh? Surely it is <z>. It was common practice to write <z> with a long tail at this period. It's been identified as a yogh at least since Stokes' 1872 edition of Beunans Meriasek. P. xiv: "ȝ has two powers, dh (W. dd, English soft th) and y (ȝurl 1937, ȝesseys 2162, ȝethewon 2602, ȝehes 4231)." Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/ _______________________________________________ Spellyans mailing list Spellyans at kernowek.net http://kernowek.net/mailman/listinfo/spellyans_kernowek.net



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