<div dir="ltr">Do we have more examples of this compensatory lengthening? Or perhaps it is an instance of haplography or hap(lo)logy?<div><br></div><div>Best,</div><div>Linus</div></div><div class="gmail_extra"><br><br><div class="gmail_quote">
2014-07-04 14:46 GMT+01:00 Nicholas Williams <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:njawilliams@gmail.com" target="_blank">njawilliams@gmail.com</a>></span>:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">
<div style="word-wrap:break-word"><font face="Verdana">I am not so sure. I take <i>clethyow</i> to represent [kle'Di:jow] for an earlier [kle'DiDjow]. The second voiced continuant has been</font><div><font face="Verdana">lost with compensatory lengthening. In which case Keigwin's <i>clethyow</i> is a late spelling of the attested form <i>clethythyow</i>.</font><span class="HOEnZb"><font color="#888888"><div>
<font face="Verdana"><br></font></div><div><font face="Verdana">Nicholas</font></div></font></span><div class=""><div><br><div><div>On 4 Jul 2014, at 14:39, Linus Band <<a href="mailto:linusband@gmail.com" target="_blank">linusband@gmail.com</a>> wrote:</div>
<br><blockquote type="cite"><span style="font-family:Helvetica;font-size:12px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:normal;letter-spacing:normal;line-height:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;float:none;display:inline!important">nteresting to see that the doublet<span> </span></span><i style="font-family:Helvetica;font-size:12px;font-variant:normal;font-weight:normal;letter-spacing:normal;line-height:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px">cleddyf</i><span style="font-family:Helvetica;font-size:12px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:normal;letter-spacing:normal;line-height:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;float:none;display:inline!important"> vs.<span> </span></span><i style="font-family:Helvetica;font-size:12px;font-variant:normal;font-weight:normal;letter-spacing:normal;line-height:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px">cledd</i><span style="font-family:Helvetica;font-size:12px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:normal;letter-spacing:normal;line-height:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;float:none;display:inline!important"> also appears to have existed in Cornish, as suggested by the plural<span> </span></span><i style="font-family:Helvetica;font-size:12px;font-variant:normal;font-weight:normal;letter-spacing:normal;line-height:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px">clethyow</i><span style="font-family:Helvetica;font-size:12px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:normal;letter-spacing:normal;line-height:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;float:none;display:inline!important">.<span> </span></span></blockquote>
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