[Spellyans] kemeres

Jon Mills j.mills at email.com
Thu May 10 15:01:46 IST 2012


Thanks Nicholas and Dan. I thought there was probably a reason. Perhaps the dictionary needs to give the third person singular forms since these are not straightforwardly derived from the headword.
 Ol an gwella,
 Jon
----- Original Message -----
From: Daniel Prohaska
Sent: 05/10/12 02:56 PM
To: Standard Cornish discussion list
Subject: Re: [Spellyans] kemeres

 No, it shouldn't. According to the rules ‹ *mm*›, ‹ *nn*›, ‹ *ll*› and ‹ *rr*› are simplified when closing the unstressed syllable. The 3rd person sg. press.-fut. is spelt ‹ *kemmer*› ~ ‹ *kebmer*›. 
 Dan

 On May 10, 2012, at 3:47 PM, Jon Mills wrote:


The SWF Dictionary gives the spelling "kemeres". This word occurs in Late Cornish with pre-occlusion:  /kebmer, kybmar, kebar/. Should it not be written  /kemmeres / kebmeres/ ?
 Ol an gwella,
 Jon


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