[Spellyans] SWF (t) and Maga web site

Daniel Prohaska daniel at ryan-prohaska.com
Thu Aug 16 15:06:14 IST 2012


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On Aug 16, 2012, at 4:05 PM, Daniel Prohaska wrote:

> The Old Cornish Vocabulary contans some Welsh elements, such as ‹caus›. the first variant ‹cos› he gives, most likely stands for /œː/ and is the Cornish form. 
> Dan
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> On Aug 16, 2012, at 3:22 PM, Hedley Climo wrote:
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>> Nance 1938 gives the following for 'cheese':
>> 
>> kēs, cüs 		(UC)
>> caus, cōs 	(Corn.Voc.)
>> keas 		(Pryce)
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>> On 2012 Est 16, at 13:58, Craig Weatherhill wrote:
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>>> While mentioning <keus>, "cheese", why is <eu> necessary?   Granted that Breton has <keuz> and Welsh <caws> (apparently a very different vowel from Breton), but Cornish is neither of those.  Late Cornish has <keaz>, and place-names <kez> (with circumflex over E):  Carn Kez, Sennen.  This tells me that, in Cornish, the vowel is a long E, almost "kaiz" in pronunciation.
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