[Spellyans] SWF questionable wordforms

Daniel Prohaska daniel at ryan-prohaska.com
Tue Sep 9 11:19:19 BST 2008

So, the SWF choice ought to be <besies>. I’ve put this in my dictionary. 



From: Jon Mills
Sent: Tuesday, September 09, 2008 10:05 AM


Lhuyd's dotted-y represents a central vowel. If we write '*bysies', then
learners will pronounce this with a high front vowel.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Daniel Prohaska" 
To: "'Standard Cornish discussion list'" 
Subject: [Spellyans] SWF questionable wordforms
Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2008 17:16:28 +0200

Dhewgh whei lowena oll!


As I was looking through the SWF document there are a number of word forms
for which I would like to suggest alternatives:



SWF: besyes (pl.) of bys ~ bes finger 


The SWF plural would suggest a pronunciation **[“bEzj at s], but Lhuyd shows
bÿzîas [b@”zi:@s]. I believe the SWF should follow Lhuyd here and write



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