[Spellyans] Is there a future for the SWF?
craig at agantavas.org
Mon May 14 11:12:02 BST 2012
I'm far less bothered about final -i, as there's plenty of precedent
for it in Late Cornish and in place-name history.
On 14 Me 2012, at 10:14, Craig Weatherhill wrote:
> It's the term "so-called traditional graphs" that I take offence
> to. It implies a degree of contempt.
> As for the so-called (heh!) "main form", I call it the K form.
> As for the hooey about "secondary stress", this is being used as an
> excuse to retain geminates where they shouldn't be, e.g.
> "Pennsans". As "sans" is stressed, and strongly, too (by everyone
> except the BBC), this should be "Pensans". Same applies to
> "Penntir", etc.
> On 14 Me 2012, at 09:39, DELIABROTHERTON at aol.com wrote:
>> Is Jenefer Lowe coming at it from a different angle perhaps? I
>> have heard her say that she dislikes the use of the word
>> traditional applied to KU/r because KK is also based on traditional
>> Cornish, suggesting that a different word would be acceptable while
>> not suggesting anything herself. I realise that our use of
>> traditional refers to more than just the starting point for KU/r
>> orthography but others may not see it that way?
>> Personally I dislike the tag 'Main' which to me seems meaningless
>> in the context of a language.
>> Delia Brotherton
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