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<div>For me, personally, no problem.</div>


<div>Ol an gwella,</div>


<div>Jon<br>
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Dr. Jon Mills, <br>
University of Kent</div>
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<div style="FONT-FAMILY: arial,helvetica; COLOR: black; FONT-SIZE: 10pt">-----Original Message-----<br>
From: nicholas williams <njawilliams@gmail.com><br>
To: Standard Cornish discussion list <spellyans@kernowek.net><br>
Sent: Mon, Feb 21, 2011 9:48 am<br>
Subject: Re: [Spellyans] loan words<br>
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<div id=AOLMsgPart_3_4898edf2-4d1a-4448-b88b-9afe48427fc5><FONT class=Apple-style-span face=Georgia><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>Loanwords from Middle English and Norman French are what give Cornish its distinctive appearance. </SPAN></FONT></FONT>

<div><FONT class=Apple-style-span face=Georgia><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>Pascon agan Arluth</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> is the oldest long Middle Cornish text and in the first twenty stanzas the following loanwords </SPAN></FONT></FONT><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Georgia" class=Apple-style-span><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>occur:</SPAN></FONT></SPAN></div>


<div><FONT class=Apple-style-span face=Georgia><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span><br>
</SPAN></FONT></FONT></div>


<div><FONT class=Apple-style-span face=Georgia><B><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>verbs</SPAN></FONT></B><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>: </SPAN></FONT></FONT></div>


<div><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span><FONT class=Apple-style-span face=Georgia></FONT></SPAN></FONT><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Georgia" class=Apple-style-span><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>comfortya</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'to comfort', </SPAN></FONT></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Georgia" class=Apple-style-span><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>convyctya</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'to convict, to vanquish', </SPAN></FONT></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Georgia" class=Apple-style-span><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>decevya</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'to deceive', </SPAN></FONT></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Georgia" class=Apple-style-span><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>desirya</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'to desire',</SPAN></FONT></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Georgia" class=Apple-style-span><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> </SPAN></FONT></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Georgia" class=Apple-style-span><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>dyghty</SPAN></FONT></I></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Georgia" class=Apple-style-span><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>a</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'to dight, to treat', </SPAN></FONT></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Georgia" class=Apple-style-span><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>dyspresya</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'to dispraise, to despise', </SPAN></FONT></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Georgia" class=Apple-style-span><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>fastya</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'to fasten',</SPAN></FONT></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Georgia" class=Apple-style-span><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> </SPAN></FONT></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Georgia" class=Apple-style-span><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>grauntya</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'to grant',</SPAN></FONT></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Georgia" class=Apple-style-span><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> </SPAN></FONT></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Georgia" class=Apple-style-span><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>metya </SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>'to meet', </SPAN></FONT></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Georgia" class=Apple-style-span><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>movya</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'to move', </SPAN></FONT></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Georgia" class=Apple-style-span><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>omsettya</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'set oneself', </SPAN></FONT></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Georgia" class=Apple-style-span><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>onora</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'to honour', </SPAN></FONT></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Georgia" class=Apple-style-span><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>ordna</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'to ordain, </SPAN></FONT></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Georgia" class=Apple-style-span><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>rebukya</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'to rebuke',  </SPAN></FONT><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>spena</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'to spend', </SPAN></FONT><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>temptya</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'to tempt', </SPAN></FONT><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>tuchya</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'to touch'</SPAN></FONT></SPAN></div>


<div><FONT class=Apple-style-span face=Georgia><B><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>nouns</SPAN></FONT></B><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>: </SPAN></FONT></FONT></div>


<div><FONT class=Apple-style-span face=Georgia><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>acord</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'agreement', </SPAN></FONT></FONT><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Georgia" class=Apple-style-span><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>bylyny</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'villainy', </SPAN></FONT></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Georgia" class=Apple-style-span><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>coveytys</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'covetousness, avarice', </SPAN></FONT></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Georgia" class=Apple-style-span><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>maner</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'manner, way', </SPAN></FONT></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Georgia" class=Apple-style-span><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>mestry</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'mastery, domination', </SPAN></FONT></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Georgia" class=Apple-style-span><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>passyon</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'passion', </SPAN></FONT><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>paynys</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'pains', </SPAN></FONT><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>penans</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'penance', </SPAN></FONT><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>pynakyl</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'pinnacle', </SPAN></FONT><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>reson</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'reason', </SPAN></FONT><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>servys</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'service'.</SPAN></FONT></SPAN></div>


<div><FONT class=Apple-style-span face=Georgia><B><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>adjective</SPAN></FONT></B><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>: </SPAN></FONT></FONT></div>


<div><FONT class=Apple-style-span face=Georgia><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>servabyl</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'dutiful, obedient'</SPAN></FONT></FONT></div>


<div><FONT class=Apple-style-span face=Georgia><B><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>adverb</SPAN></FONT></B></FONT></div>


<div><FONT class=Apple-style-span face=Georgia><I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>prest</SPAN></FONT></I><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span> 'readily'.</SPAN></FONT></FONT></div>


<div><FONT class=Apple-style-span face=Georgia><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span><br>
</SPAN></FONT></FONT></div>


<div><FONT class=Apple-style-span face=Georgia><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>What is the problem?</SPAN></FONT></FONT></div>


<div><FONT class=Apple-style-span face=Georgia><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span><br>
</SPAN></FONT></FONT></div>


<div><FONT class=Apple-style-span face=Georgia><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span>Nicholas</SPAN></FONT></FONT></div>


<div><FONT class=Apple-style-span face=Georgia><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=6><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 24px" class=Apple-style-span><br>
</SPAN></FONT></FONT></div>


<div><FONT class=Apple-style-span face=Georgia><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=6><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 24px" class=Apple-style-span><br>
</SPAN></FONT></FONT></div>


<div><FONT class=Apple-style-span size=5 face=Georgia><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 18px" class=Apple-style-span><br>
</SPAN></FONT></div>


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<div>On 2011 Whe 21, at 09:05, Dr Jon Mills wrote:</div>
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<div>Do those who object to loanwords such as<SPAN class=Apple-converted-space> </SPAN><EM>remembra</EM><SPAN class=Apple-converted-space> </SPAN>also object to Old Norman French loanwords such as<SPAN class=Apple-converted-space> </SPAN><EM>mes<SPAN class=Apple-converted-space> </SPAN></EM>('but')? Or is it only words that resemble English words that are objectionable?</div>


<div>Ol an gwella,</div>


<div>Jon</div>
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