[Spellyans] SWF review

Nicholas Williams njawilliams at gmail.com
Fri May 9 18:41:14 BST 2014

The attestations of the various spellings of flehes are as follows in the texts:

flehas 11
flehes 14
flehis 9 
flehys 43
total 67

fleghas 2
fleghes 2
fleghys 17
total 21

Fleghes and -gh- variants areattested, but -h- is commoner.


On 9 May 2014, at 15:51, Michael Everson wrote:

> /x/ is realized as [x] in absolute auslaut. Medially it is realized as [h]. This is reflected in traditional Cornish orthography. Writing an alternation -h- / -gh is the more accurate choice, particularly when we know that -gh- has led to pronunciation errors in people learning and using Cornish. 

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