[Spellyans] Is there a future for the SWF?

Craig Weatherhill craig at agantavas.org
Mon May 14 11:12:02 IST 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.

Craig



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.
>
> Craig
>
>
>
>
> 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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