[Spellyans] <kk> and <ck>
ray at spyrys.org
Fri Dec 19 09:38:57 GMT 2008
Apparently there was an Hotel Bukar or Bukar Hotel in Redruth which
has changed its name since. It was allegedly haunted. This
corruption of the word would seem to tie in with Craig's posited
On 18 Kev 2008, at 21:13, Craig Weatherhill wrote:
> Traditional pronunciation of "bucca" is not easily described but
> I'll do my best. The U isn't quite the U of "buck" and isn't the
> short OO of "book", but about halfway between the two.
> On 17 Kev 2008, at 22:38, Thomas Leigh wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 12:30 PM, Craig Weatherhill <craig at agantavas.org
>> > wrote:
>> KK proposed the awful (and utterly unprecedented) spelling
>> <boekka>, even though the traditional pronunciation of <bucca>
>> never remotely resembled the recommended KK pronunciation(s) of <oe>.
>> Can you indicate what the traditional pronunciation of <bucca> is?
>> (For those of us who are curious and not Cornish!)
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