[Spellyans] The Pronounciation of 'r' in traditional Cornish

Harry Hawkey bendyfrog at live.com
Mon Mar 27 18:27:10 IST 2017


AB pg 3 column 1 'brâs'

But the whole book is riddled with examples...


On 27/03/17 18:19, Michael Everson wrote:
Give a proper citation in AB please.

On 27 Mar 2017, at 18:05, Harry Hawkey <bendyfrog at live.com><mailto:bendyfrog at live.com> wrote:

Michael Everson wrote:

Lhuyd would probably have heard [mɛːn] in early Modern English but he might not have been able to distinguish this from [mæːn]

But surely Welsh 'bras'  (Lhuyd 'brâs') has neither of these sounds?

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