ken at ferintosh.org
Tue Jan 22 17:50:44 GMT 2013
Many thanks for this, Nicholas.
I think that garow / marow is an effective rhyming contrast. I should have
thought of garow as I have been having a discussion with Craig only today
about this word.
In my original Scottish Gaelic phrase I also lenite bhriste (after the
feminine noun), as the phrase it is meant to connote is broken Gaelic.
(Rather than as an unlenited adjective in the complement).
Gorhemmynadow - Ken
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Sent: 22 January 2013 14:44
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Subject: Re: [Spellyans] Pronuncaiation
Gwell Kernowek garow ès Kernowek marow 'Rough Cornish is better than dead
The Irish version is Is fearr Gaeilge bhriste ná Béarla cliste 'Broken Irish
is better than clever English'. Notice that bhriste is lenited after the
feminine noun Gaeilge.
On 22 Jan 2013, at 13:04, Ken MacKinnon wrote:
Gwella Kernowek terrys ages Kernowek encledhys
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