[Spellyans] Front unrounded vowels, was: The quantity system

Craig Weatherhill weatherhill at freenet.co.uk
Tue Jun 24 15:59:42 BST 2008

Yes, when stressed as it is in these examples.  Obviously, this would 
not apply to final -y in words such as <gwary>.


Owen Cook wrote:
> 2008/6/24 A. J. Trim <ajtrim at msn.com>:
>> The Late Cornish chei, kei, crei could be written chy, ky, cry.
>> Final <y> could be an umbrella graph for the <-i> & <-ei> of the current
>> SWF, and the result looks more authentically based on Tudor spelling.
> Yes, I agree with this suggestion too.
> Actually, Jenner wrote y-circumflex in such items, and personally I
> think this would be the best solution for our purposes as well.
> (Michael, however, will raise font limitations as an objection.
> Personally, I rarely use a font unless it has extensive Unicode
> support, so this is irrelevant to me, but there's probably something
> to it for the majority of Cornish users.)
> ~~Owen
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