[Spellyans] yesterday's BIG surprise

Daniel Prohaska daniel at ryan-prohaska.com
Wed Jun 6 11:32:50 IST 2012


German has: hört, hört! which is 2nd pers. plural.
Dan

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On 06.06.2012, at 11:26, "Hewitt, Stephen" <s.hewitt at unesco.org> wrote:

> Well spotted. It is clywch, clywch in Welsh, which is closely aligned to English with respect to idiom and phraseology.
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> As there is nothing similar in French, there is no one equivalent phrase in Breton. The best in this case would be Deud eo ganit/ganeoc’h [come.pp it.is with you sg/pl.] “You said it!”
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> Just received my copy of Desky Kernowek – it is fabulous, just what I was looking for. I especially appreciate all the examples from the historical corpus.
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> Steve
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> From: spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net [mailto:spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net] On Behalf Of Nicholas Williams
> Sent: 06 June 2012 11:22
> To: Standard Cornish discussion list
> Subject: Re: [Spellyans] yesterday's BIG surprise
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> Surely neither clew, clew nor clowowgh, clowowgh is really a good translation.
> Both follow the English too literally.
> Wouldn't it be better to say:
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> Leverys yn tâ!
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> or 
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> Acordys ov yn tien!
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> or
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> An gwir a leverta!
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> or similar?
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> Nicholas
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> On 6 Jun 2012, at 09:08, Daniel Prohaska wrote:
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> 
> I would have expected the 2nd person plural, rather than the singular...
> 
> clowowgh!, clowowgh!
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> Dan
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> On Jun 5, 2012, at 6:44 PM, Craig Weatherhill wrote:
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> "Clew!  Clew!"
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> Craig
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> On 5 Efn 2012, at 14:49, Ken MacKinnon wrote:
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> What is the Cornish for "Hear! Hear !"
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> - an ken Ken
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