[Spellyans] Late Cornish adaptations

Jon Mills j.mills at email.com
Fri Aug 1 09:02:13 BST 2008

Who is suggesting 'Jewan'? Lhuyd writes this word 'dzhûan' John Boson writes 'Jooan' In Late Cornish it rhymes with LOWEN which Lhuyd writes 'lûan' and Nicholas Boson writes 'looan'.

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Michael Everson" <everson at evertype.com>
> To: "Standard Cornish discussion list" <spellyans at kernowek.net>
> Subject: Re: [Spellyans] Late Cornish adaptations
> Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2008 21:36:49 +0100
> .... 
> Well, I don't see us getting very far trying to use diacritics here.
> <Jëwan>? <Jöwan>? 
> ....

Dr. Jon Mills,
School of European Culture and Languages,
University of Kent

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