[Spellyans] "I miss you"

Daniel Prohaska daniel at ryan-prohaska.com
Thu Mar 8 21:57:39 GMT 2012


Sorry, me wrug menya "heweres".
Dan


On 08.03.2012, at 22:48, Daniel Prohaska <daniel at ryan-prohaska.com> wrote:

> A gowetha wheg!
> Meur ras dhe whei oll a'gas cussul pur hweres!!!
> Dan
> 
> 
> On Mar 8, 2012, at 3:52 PM, Ken MacKinnon wrote:
> 
>> A gowetha,
>>  
>> For comparison the Gaelic idiom is ‘Tha mi gad ionndrainn’  literally, ‘ I am at your lacking.’
>>  
>> Could this suggest another attested Cornish idiom?
>>  
>> -        An Ken ken
>>  
>> From: spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net [mailto:spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net] On Behalf Of Nicholas Williams
>> Sent: 08 March 2012 12:24
>> To: Standard Cornish discussion list
>> Subject: Re: [Spellyans] "I miss you"
>>  
>> The texts use moreth or morethek after wàr dha lergh:
>>  
>> gans moreth yth of lynwys war the lergh ov arluth whek 'with sorrow I am filled after you, sweet lord' OM 2194-95 (said hypocritically by Bathsheba to Uriah as he goes to war)
>> ny a yl boys morethek war the lergh ha herethek 'we are sure to be sorrowful and wistful after you' BM 4313-14 (said by the Canon after the death of Meriasek).
>>  
>> I should recommend trist oma wàr dha lergh or morethek oma wàr dha lergh for 'I miss you'.
>> The idiom appears to be a Celtic one; cf. Irish tá cumha orm i do dhiaidh'I miss you', literally 'There is sorrow on me after you.'
>>  
>> Nicholas
>>  
>>  
>> On 8 Mar 2012, at 10:48, Daniel Prohaska wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> What is the first version that springs to mind: "I miss you!"
>> Thanks, 
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