[Spellyans] The Cornish for 'cousin'

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Tue Jul 29 23:29:28 IST 2014


On 29 Jul 2014, at 05:15, Ray Chubb <ray at spyrys.org> wrote:

> With regard to pronunciation, we can never be absolutely sure. For example a pronunciation 'you' but a tad shorter, for 'yu/yw' could be correct. I don't thing the 'yooo', as in ewe a sheep, of older Unified speakers can be correct, neither do I think the exaggerated, almost guttural, 'eeoo' of some Common Cornish speakers is correct.

Surely Cornish “yw” and Welsh “yw” are rhymes.

Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/





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