[Spellyans] Is there a future for the SWF?

Craig Weatherhill craig at agantavas.org
Fri May 11 18:13:32 IST 2012


ABSOLUTELY!

If it was good enough for the textual scribes, then it should be good  
enough for us.  A universal K, KW, KS and HW have no precedent in  
Cornish tradition and should be rejected as not Cornish.

Craig





On 11 Me 2012, at 17:43, A. J. Trim wrote:

> In my own orthography, I have c before a, o, u, l, r, but also t as  
> in <whecter> "sweetness".
> If KS does this too, it should be on our list of change requests.
>
>
> Regards,
>
> Andrew J. Trim
>
>
>
> From: Eddie Climo
> Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2012 6:08 PM
> To: Standard Cornish discussion list
> Subject: Re: [Spellyans] Is there a future for the SWF?
>
> An interesting piece of news, that hasn't yet been discussed here, I  
> think: MAGA has recently released their new "SWF Dictionary", with a  
> link on their home page to a short article about it, and a download  
> link:
> http://www.magakernow.org.uk/Default.aspx?page=677
>
> This free 4MB Acrobat PDF file comprises a 361-page 2-way  
> dictionary, with both MC and LC forms included and marked as such.  
> The orthography is SWF 'Main' only. 'Traditional' graphs (referred  
> to thus, for some reason, in scare quotes!) get a brief mention on p. 
> 5. which I include as an attachment for your consideration. They  
> claim to want 'feedback'; perhaps we should give it to them.
>
> I notice in passing that, on p.2, it offers thanks "dhe bubonen a  
> wruk kesobery genen" (my spelling). Apart from the usual coterie of  
> KK hacks. I notice inter alia the names of Andrew Hawke, Neil  
> Kennedy, Dan Prohaska, Nicholas Williams and Bernard Deacon cited.
>
> Gosh! call me naïve, but a cast list like that means it's just GOTTA  
> be 100% authentic…doesn't it?
>
> Eddie Climo
>
> -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
> SWF Dictionary. Maga (May 2012, p.5)
> <SWF Dictionary, May 2012, p5.jpg>
>
>
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