[Spellyans] y-umlaut in 'Beunans Meriasek' ?

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Sun Nov 23 15:52:40 GMT 2008

On 23 Nov 2008, at 14:57, Craig Weatherhill wrote:

> What happens with the verb "passya", where the Y is unstressed?  In  
> Late Cornish (c.f. John of Chyannor), we're given "passiez".  So, is  
> this an exception?  Is the past participle passys or passyes?

I would say it is passys if the verb is ['pasjə]; it would be passies  
if the verb were [pas'i:əz]

Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com

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