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<p class=MsoNormal><b><font size=3 color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy;font-weight:bold'>From:</span></font></b><font
color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Gentium;color:navy'>
nicholas williams<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Sent:</span></b> Friday, November 19, 2010
11:05 AM</span></font><font color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-family:Gentium;color:navy'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 color=navy
face=Georgia><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia;
color:navy'>“</span></font></span><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1
face=Georgia><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia'>Yes.
I did change my mind. The evidence is ambiguous and difficult to evaluate.
Jenner, Norris and Williams did not agree. Neither did Jenner agree with Nance.</span></font></span><font
color=navy><span lang=EN-GB style='color:navy'> </span></font><span
class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Georgia><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia'>My view in the latest edition of
CT seems to me to be the simplest and the structurally most coherent—since
it agrees with the alternation<font color=navy><span style='color:navy'> </span></font>in
b/p, g/k and v/f.</span></font></span><font color=navy><span lang=EN-GB
style='color:navy'> </span></font><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1
face=Georgia><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia'>The
pausa/allegro distinction is OK for Breton but the main thesis of CT is that
Cornish is not Breton</span></font></span><font color=navy><span lang=EN-GB
style='color:navy'> </span></font><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1
face=Georgia><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia'>and
that is why KK is so very mistaken.</span></font></span><font color=navy><span
lang=EN-GB style='color:navy'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Georgia><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia'>I don't believe I am
going to change my mind again.</span></font></span><font color=navy><span
lang=EN-GB style='color:navy'> </span></font><span class=apple-style-span><font
size=1 face=Georgia><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia'>In
CT (first ed.) I wrote eledh, myternedh following Jenner.</span></font></span><font
color=navy><span lang=EN-GB style='color:navy'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Georgia><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia'>Not any more.<font
color=navy><span style='color:navy'>”</span></font><o:p></o:p></span></font></span></p>

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style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'>Fine. You’ve changed
your position and now you expect the whole Revival to change position with you
and reflect your theory orthographically.  <o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 color=navy
face=Georgia><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia;
color:navy'>“</span></font></span><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1
face=Georgia><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia'>I
shall certainly return to the question in print and I shall</span></font></span><font
color=navy><span lang=EN-GB style='color:navy'> </span></font><span
class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Georgia><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia'>certainly do my best to defend my
view from all available evidence.</span></font></span><font color=navy><span
lang=EN-GB style='color:navy'> </span></font><span class=apple-style-span><font
size=1 face=Georgia><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia'>I
think, Dan, we will just have to disagree on this point.<font color=navy><span
style='color:navy'>”<o:p></o:p></span></font></span></font></span></p>

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style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'>Agreeing to disagree is
in itself not a bad thing. This is where an orthographic compromise comes in.
What can we do for a neutral approach that will allow both/all theories to be
possible to anticipate in an orthography? I have offered my solution, maybe you
have an alternative?<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 color=navy
face=Georgia><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia;
color:navy'>“</span></font></span><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1
face=Georgia><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia'>By
the way I am perfectly well aware that ew in tew is different from the
diphthong in lyw 'colour'.</span></font></span><font color=navy><span
lang=EN-GB style='color:navy'> </span></font><span class=apple-style-span><font
size=1 face=Georgia><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia'>Lhuyd's
spellings do not, however, allow us to differentiate /iw/ from /Iw/.</span></font></span><font
color=navy><span lang=EN-GB style='color:navy'> </span></font><span
class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Georgia><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia'>Lhuyd writes piu, piua and peu,
peua for the same items.</span></font></span><font color=navy><span lang=EN-GB
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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Georgia><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia'>I give examples at CT
§13.04.<font color=navy><span style='color:navy'>”</span></font><o:p></o:p></span></font></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'>Yes, I know you are
aware of that. The SWF difficulty is that it tries to find a system that works
for both MC and RC and thus represents an older stage in the language in order
to keep the phonemes separate that remained separate in LC, that means we have
MC yw-words that remain yw-words into LC and then we have yw-words which become
ew-words in LC; in order to allow a speaker of RC to derive his/her correct
pronunciation be it MC based or LC, the fisrt class of yw-words needs to be
distinguished from the second class of yw-words. Hence the solution with iw :
yw, which is similar to the i : y opposition in monosyllabic words. <o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 color=navy
face=Georgia><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia;
color:navy'>“</span></font></span><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1
face=Georgia><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia'>I
must go now, since I am off to a two-day conference on Celtic language and
literature here in <st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Dublin</st1:place></st1:City>.</span></font></span><font
color=navy><span lang=EN-GB style='color:navy'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Georgia><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia'>Nicholas.<font
color=navy><span style='color:navy'>”</span></font><o:p></o:p></span></font></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'>Have an interesting
time!!!<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'>Dan<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:12.0pt'>On 2010 Du 19, at 09:28, Daniel Prohaska wrote:<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=navy face="Times New Roman"><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:12.0pt;color:navy'>“</span></font><font color=navy
face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Gentium;color:navy'>And this
is also the position you hold and defend today.<u1:p></u1:p>”</span></font><font
color=navy><span lang=EN-GB style='color:navy'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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