[Spellyans] New dictionary for Kernowek Standard

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Thu Nov 16 12:35:06 GMT 2017


Thanks Ian and Ray for the clarifications.

Herbie

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> On 15 November 2017 at 19:02 iacobianus at googlemail.com wrote:
> 
>     Dear all,
> 
>     As it seems there may be some misunderstanding, here’s a bit of
> information from me as author:
>      
>     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.
>      
>     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.
>      
>     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.
>      
>     Good value, I hope, at £9.95.
>      
>     Best regards,
>      
>     Ian Jackson
>     Steeple Aston, Oxfordshire
> 
> 
> 
>     From: Janice Lobb mailto:janicelobb at gmail.com
>     Sent: ‎Wednesday‎, ‎15‎ ‎November‎ ‎2017 ‎17‎:‎17
>     To: Standard Cornish discussion list mailto:spellyans at kernowek.net
> 
>     Gwres etta
> 
>     Jan
> 
>     On Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 3:31 PM, Ray Chubb <ray at spyrys.org
> mailto:ray at spyrys.org > wrote:
> 
>         > >         Last Friday Agan Tavas launched a new conversation
>         > > dictionary in Kernowek Standard, details may be found here:
>         > >  https://www.agantavas.com/cornish-conversation-dictionary/
>         > > https://www.agantavas.com/cornish-conversation-dictionary/
> > 
> >         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.
> > 
> >         Gromercy milweyth dhywgh Ian.
> > 
> > 
> >         Ray Chubb
> > 
> >         Scryvynyas Agan Tavas
> > 
> >         Portreth
> >         Kernow
> > 
> >         Agan Tavas web site:  http://www.agantavas.com
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
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