[Spellyans] Is there a future for the SWF?
ken at ferintosh.org
Mon May 14 16:53:11 IST 2012
Quite frankly, colleagues, I have never fully understood the use of i and y
in KK and SWF.
If one were 'long' and the other 'short' that would have seemed a
consistent principle. But I have never really go down to this - and would
From: spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net [mailto:spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net]
On Behalf Of Michael Everson
Sent: 14 May 2012 15:42
To: Standard Cornish discussion list
Subject: Re: [Spellyans] Is there a future for the SWF?
On 14 May 2012, at 11:28, Nicholas Williams wrote:
> It's quite common in Middle Cornish too:
Nevertheless it is agreed that we may write -y in polysyllables.
Unfortunately (for the SWF), we are not "permitted" to write -y in
monosyllables. Why not? As far as I can see, it is only so that MAGA can
automatically convert what they consider to be SWF MC to SWF LC. Thus they
can convert <hwi> and <whi> to <hwei> or <whei>.
I certainly prefer <why>, which is the most normal traditional form.
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
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