[Spellyans] dreath treath

Chris Parkinson brynbow at btinternet.com
Thu Jan 24 08:21:15 GMT 2013


Another question. In Cornish we are told we should usually pronounce 
unstressed syllables as schwa. What is the evidence for this? Does it come 
from changes in place-name spellings, or from other spelling changes. Or do 
we take it that Cornish does what English does?
Chris
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Craig Weatherhill" <craig at agantavas.org>
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Subject: Re: [Spellyans] dreath treath


> Both meaning "sand, strand, beach"?
>
> Craig
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> On 2013 Gen 23, at 22:11, Janice Lobb wrote:
>
>> Dick has both dreath and treath as nouns.
>> SWF has only treth as a noun, dreth appears as a mutated adjective.
>> Comments please
>> Jan
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