[Spellyans] Excel SWF-KK-Traditional Corpus-WIP

Ray Chubb ray at spyrys.org
Thu Feb 11 12:28:06 GMT 2016


On 11 Whe 2016, at 11:49, A. J. Trim wrote:

> The note that is linked to the MAGA on-line Cornish dictionary (via  
> a button in the column on the left-hand side) seems to indicate that  
> qu is allowed.

So it does. This seems to have crept in but I don't know how. It's not  
in the review.


> Of course, that could be a mistake but someone has gone to the  
> bother of purposely including it in addition to qw.
>
>
> Regards,
>
> Andrew J. Trim
>
>
>
>
> On 11/02/16 11:35, Ray Chubb wrote:
>>
>> On 11 Whe 2016, at 01:10, A. J. Trim wrote:
>>
>>> There are two points to note here.
>>> Firstly "for personal use". I assume that this means that  
>>> Traditional Graphs are not held to be equally correct for official  
>>> use.
>>
>> Yes you are correct Andrew. Isn't it perverse that the way the  
>> native Cornish wrote their language has been relegated to a sub form?
>>
>>> Secondly, "or: qu". I assume that kw can be spelt qu.
>>
>> 'qu' is not permitted although, as you rightly point out this is  
>> the most frequently occurring form in the traditional texts. 'qw'  
>> is at least better than 'kw' which seems not to occur at all in  
>> traditional Cornish.
>>
>> Ray Chubb
>>
>> Portreth
>> Kernow
>>
>

Ray Chubb

Portreth
Kernow

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