None of them are quite as pithy as the English. Some would be difficult to put into a song lyric!<br><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 7:29 PM, Daniel Prohaska <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:daniel@ryan-prohaska.com">daniel@ryan-prohaska.com</a>></span> wrote:<br>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span style="font-family:"Gentium Plus"">Dear all, <u></u><u></u></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph">
<span style="font-family:"Gentium Plus"">Here are the various
versions of I miss you I collected by asking around. Thanks everyone for
contributing.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span style="font-family:"Gentium Plus"">I miss you.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph">
<span style="font-family:"Gentium Plus"">Gans moredh yth ov
lenwys war dha lergh. <u></u><u></u></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span style="font-family:"Gentium Plus"">My a yll bos
moredhek war dha lergh ha hirethek. <u></u><u></u></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span style="font-family:"Gentium Plus"">Trist oma war dha
lergh. <u></u><u></u></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span style="font-family:"Gentium Plus"">Moredhek oma war
dha lergh. <u></u><u></u></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span style="font-family:"Gentium Plus"">Ma hireth dhebm
ahanas ta. <u></u><u></u></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span style="font-family:"Gentium Plus"">Hireth am beus
ahanas. <u></u><u></u></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span style="font-family:"Gentium Plus"">My a glew dha
estrik. <u></u><u></u></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span style="font-family:"Gentium Plus"">My a yeun war dha
lergh. <u></u><u></u></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span style="font-family:"Gentium Plus"">Omwetha a wrav
hebos. <u></u><u></u></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span style="font-family:"Gentium Plus"">Yma hireth warnav
ragos.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph"><span style="font-family:"Gentium Plus"">Dan<u></u><u></u></span></p>

</div><div><div class="h5"><div><br></div><br><div><div>On Mar 8, 2012, at 10:57 PM, Daniel Prohaska wrote:</div><br><blockquote type="cite"><div bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><div>Sorry, me wrug menya "heweres".</div><div>
Dan<br><br></div><div><br>On 08.03.2012, at 22:48, Daniel Prohaska <<a href="mailto:daniel@ryan-prohaska.com" target="_blank">daniel@ryan-prohaska.com</a>> wrote:<br><br></div><div></div><blockquote type="cite"><div>
<div>A gowetha wheg!</div><div>Meur ras dhe whei oll a'gas cussul pur hweres!!!</div><div>Dan</div><div><br></div><br><div><div>On Mar 8, 2012, at 3:52 PM, Ken MacKinnon wrote:</div><br><blockquote type="cite"><div lang="GD" link="blue" vlink="purple">
<div><div style="margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:'Times New Roman',serif"><b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;color:rgb(31,73,125)">A gowetha,<u></u><u></u></span></b></div>
<div style="margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:'Times New Roman',serif"><b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;color:rgb(31,73,125)"><u></u><u></u></span></b></div>
<div style="margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:'Times New Roman',serif"><b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;color:rgb(31,73,125)">For comparison the Gaelic idiom is Tha mi gad ionndrainn literally,  I am at your lacking.<u></u><u></u></span></b></div>
<div style="margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:'Times New Roman',serif"><b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;color:rgb(31,73,125)"><u></u><u></u></span></b></div>
<div style="margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:'Times New Roman',serif"><b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;color:rgb(31,73,125)">Could this suggest another attested Cornish idiom?<u></u><u></u></span></b></div>
<div style="margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:'Times New Roman',serif"><b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;color:rgb(31,73,125)"><u></u><u></u></span></b></div>
<div style="margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-left:36pt;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:'Times New Roman',serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;color:rgb(31,73,125)"><span>-<span style="font:normal normal normal 7pt/normal 'Times New Roman'"><span></span></span></span></span><b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;color:rgb(31,73,125)">An Ken ken<u></u><u></u></span></b></div>
<div style="margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:'Times New Roman',serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;color:rgb(31,73,125)"><u></u><u></u></span></div>
<div><div style="border-right-style:none;border-bottom-style:none;border-left-style:none;border-width:initial;border-color:initial;border-top-style:solid;border-top-color:rgb(181,196,223);border-top-width:1pt;padding-top:3pt;padding-right:0cm;padding-bottom:0cm;padding-left:0cm">
<div style="margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:'Times New Roman',serif"><b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">From:</span></b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif"><span></span><a href="mailto:spellyans-bounces@kernowek.net" style="color:blue;text-decoration:underline" target="_blank">spellyans-bounces@kernowek.net</a><span></span>[mailto:<a href="mailto:spellyans-bounces@kernowek.net" target="_blank">spellyans-bounces@kernowek.net</a>]<span></span><b>On Behalf Of<span></span></b>Nicholas Williams<br>
<b>Sent:</b><span></span>08 March 2012 12:24<br><b>To:</b><span></span>Standard Cornish discussion list<br><b>Subject:</b><span></span>Re: [Spellyans] "I miss you"<u></u><u></u></span></div></div></div><div style="margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:'Times New Roman',serif">
<u></u><u></u></div><div style="margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:'Times New Roman',serif"><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:Georgia,serif">The texts use<span></span><i>moreth</i><span></span>or<span></span><i>morethek</i><span></span>after<span></span><i>wr dha lergh</i>:</span><u></u><u></u></div>
<div><div style="margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:'Times New Roman',serif"><u></u><u></u></div></div><div><div><div style="margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:'Times New Roman',serif">
<i><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:Georgia,serif">gans moreth yth of lynwyswar the lergh ov arluth whek</span></i><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:Georgia,serif"><span></span>'with sorrow I am filled after you, sweet lord' OM 2194-95 (said hypocritically by Bathsheba to Uriah as he goes to war)</span><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:Helvetica,sans-serif"><u></u><u></u></span></div>
</div><div><div><div style="margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:'Times New Roman',serif"><i><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:Georgia,serif">ny a yl boys morethekwar the lergh ha herethek</span></i><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:Georgia,serif"><span></span>'we are sure to be sorrowful and wistful after you' BM 4313-14 (said by the Canon after the death of Meriasek).</span><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:Helvetica,sans-serif"><u></u><u></u></span></div>
</div><div><div style="margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:'Times New Roman',serif"><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:Helvetica,sans-serif"><u></u><u></u></span></div>
</div><div><div style="margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:'Times New Roman',serif"><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:Georgia,serif">I should recommend<span></span><i>trist oma wr dha lergh<span></span></i>or<span></span><i>morethek oma wr dha lergh</i><span></span>for 'I miss you'.</span><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:Helvetica,sans-serif"><u></u><u></u></span></div>
</div><div><div style="margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:'Times New Roman',serif"><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:Georgia,serif">The idiom appears to be a Celtic one; cf. Irish<span></span><i>t cumha orm i do dhiaidh</i>'I miss you', literally 'There is sorrow on me after you.'</span><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:Helvetica,sans-serif"><u></u><u></u></span></div>
</div><div><div style="margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:'Times New Roman',serif"><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:Helvetica,sans-serif"><u></u><u></u></span></div>
</div><div><div style="margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:'Times New Roman',serif"><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:Georgia,serif">Nicholas</span><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:Helvetica,sans-serif"><u></u><u></u></span></div>
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<u></u><u></u></div><div><div><div style="margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:'Times New Roman',serif">On 8 Mar 2012, at 10:48, Daniel Prohaska wrote:<u></u><u></u></div>
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What is the first version that springs to mind: "I miss you!"<br>Thanks,<span></span><u></u><u></u></div></div><div style="margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:'Times New Roman',serif">
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