[Spellyans] SWF (t) and Maga web site
craig at agantavas.org
Thu Aug 16 15:27:22 IST 2012
As I use Late Cornish pronunciation, I tend to look at the LC evidence
(and there's more than just Pryce). Bear with me, because my e-mail
service doesn't cater for superscript.
kes (circumflex over e): Lhuyd
keas (Gwavas, Pryce, Borlase)
Place-name (Carn Kez, Sennen [circumflex over e])
Kern Kees 1699
Kern Keez 1754
On 16 Est 2012, at 15:06, Daniel Prohaska wrote:
> … sorry, read: "….contains..."
> 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.
>> On Aug 16, 2012, at 3:22 PM, Hedley Climo wrote:
>>> Nance 1938 gives the following for 'cheese':
>>> kēs, cüs (UC)
>>> caus, cōs (Corn.Voc.)
>>> keas (Pryce)
>>> On 2012 Est 16, at 13:58, Craig Weatherhill wrote:
>>>> 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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