[Spellyans] New dictionary for Kernowek Standard

Janice Lobb janicelobb at gmail.com
Thu Nov 16 07:46:49 GMT 2017


sounds brilliant - ober da
Jan

On Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 7:02 PM, <iacobianus at googlemail.com> wrote:

> Dear all,
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> As it seems there may be some misunderstanding, here’s a bit of
> information from me as author:
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> *Gerlyver Kescows* published by Agan Tavas November 2017. Standard
> Cornish orthography, same ‘foundation text’ approach as for *Desky
> Kernowek* and *Geryow Gwir*, as used in published translations of
> Nicholas Williams. 5000 words and expressions sourced mainly from Professor
> Williams’ *Gerlyver Sawsnek-Kernowek *and from his translations, and
> selected specifically for conversation at ‘Yêth an Weryn’ and language
> events of Agan Tavas.
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> Full Cornish-English section. Also comprehensive list of ‘grammar words’.
> English-Cornish index. Plus reference charts of common verbs, numerals,
> mutations; 200 colloquial greetings / exclamations. Also 250 place names
> sourced mainly from *Gerlyver Sawsnek-Kernowek *and from Craig
> Weatherhill’s *A Concise Dictionary of Cornish Place-Names*.
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>
> Let’s not undo any good work. I want to see more help for those wishing to
> converse in authentic Cornish on everyday topics of current interest. So
> flash cards in PowerPoint format are also available on request. And there
> will be an Excel spreadsheet enabling sorting of contents by category. UC
> and UCR spellings for each entry can be made available in the same manner
> if there is demand.
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> Good value, I hope, at £9.95.
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>
> Best regards,
>
>
>
> Ian Jackson
>
> Steeple Aston, Oxfordshire
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>
> *From:* Janice Lobb <janicelobb at gmail.com>
> *Sent:* ‎Wednesday‎, ‎15‎ ‎November‎ ‎2017 ‎17‎:‎17
> *To:* Standard Cornish discussion list <spellyans at kernowek.net>
>
> Gwres etta
>
> Jan
>
> On Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 3:31 PM, Ray Chubb <ray at spyrys.org> wrote:
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>> Last Friday Agan Tavas launched a new conversation dictionary in Kernowek
>> Standard, details may be found here:  https://www.agantavas.com/cor
>> nish-conversation-dictionary/
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>> Compiled by Ian Jackson, Agan Tavas welcomes this dictionary as a part
>> reversal of the UC(r) English-Cornish dictionary compiled by Nicholas and
>> republished in 2006. The dictionary has been compiled in a scholarly and
>> meticulous manner as one would expect from someone with Ian's background.
>> It provides just the sort of words that typically crop up at Yeth an Weryn
>>  meetings.
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>> Gromercy milweyth dhywgh Ian.
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>> Ray Chubb
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>> Scryvynyas Agan Tavas
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>> Portreth
>> Kernow
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>> Agan Tavas web site:  www.agantavas.com
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