[Spellyans] <l>, <ll>, and <lh> in Sacrament an Alter (1576)

Hewitt, Stephen s.hewitt at unesco.org
Mon Jul 26 12:18:04 BST 2010

Yes, in central-eastern dialects, always initially as the result of a provection mutation, cf.
Humphreys, Humphrey Lloyd Les sonantes fortes dans le parler haut-cornouaillais de Bothoa (Saint-Nicolas du Pelem) // Etudes Celtiques, vol. XIII, № 1, 1972, pp. 259—279. 
Steve Hewitt


From: spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net [mailto:spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net] On Behalf Of Christian Semmens
Sent: 26 July 2010 13:14
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Subject: Re: [Spellyans] <l>, <ll>, and <lh> in Sacrament an Alter (1576)

Is there a sound in any of the Breton dialects similar to [ɬ] or [l̥]? 


On 26 July 2010 10:08, <j.mills at email.com> wrote:

	Michael Everson wrote:
	"I tend to think that the Cornish sound was not a heavy lateral hiss like the 
	Welsh [ɬ], but rather a voiceless apical [l̥] if not a postaspirated [lʰ]."
	Why so?

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

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