[Spellyans] An abecedary Grêk

Craig Weatherhill craig at agantavas.org
Sat Jan 2 17:18:13 GMT 2016


Also used in astronomy.  Sirius is Alpha Canis Majoris;  Rigel is Beta Orionis, etc.

Craig




On 2016 Gen 2, at 16:00, Clive Baker wrote:

> well thank you kindly y'all...whilst well read, perhaps my use of Cornish doesnt extend into these haughty circles, but for those who do, I suspect it may be useful
> Clive
> 
> On Sat, Jan 2, 2016 at 3:56 PM, Herbie Blackburn <kevin.blackburn1 at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> I thought ' Ϛϛ  stygma' as Michael had it, was a greek letter, different to 'ςσ    sigma'?
> 
> Herbie
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Spellyans [mailto:spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net] On Behalf Of Nicholas Williams
> Sent: 02 January 2016 14:59
> To: Standard Cornish discussion list <spellyans at kernowek.net>
> Subject: Re: [Spellyans] An abecedary Grêk
> 
> Stygma??? Looks like a misprint. Sygma is Greek S. Stygma is stigma, plural stigmata.
> 
> > On 2 Jan 2016, at 14:37, Michael Everson <everson at evertype.com> wrote:
> >
> > Here is a draft of Greek letter-names. A question: I have written ksî pî fî ghî psî here  with the assumption that in all dialects the pronunciation is [iː]. We could write ksy py fy ghy psy if there were an alternation [iː]~[ǝɪ] (as in chy ‘house’). But I don’t suppose there is.
> >
> > Αα    alfa
> > Ββ    bêta
> > Γγ    gama
> > Δδ    delta
> > Εε    e·psylon
> > Ϝϝ    dygama
> > Ϛϛ    stygma
> > Ζζ    zêta
> > Ηη    êta
> > Θθ    thêta
> > Ιι    yôta; jet
> > Κκ    cappa
> > Λλ    lambda
> > Μμ    mu
> > Νν    nu
> > Ξξ    ksî
> > Οο    o·mycron
> > Ππ    pî
> > Ϙϙ; Ϟϟ        coppa coth; coppa
> > Ρρ    rô
> > Σσς   sygma
> > Ττ    taw
> > Υυ    u·psylon
> > Φφ    fî
> > Χχ    ghî
> > Ψψ    psî
> > Ωω    ô·mêga
> > Ϡϡ    sampî
> >
> > Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
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