[Spellyans] Blejyow or Flowrys?
craig at agantavas.org
Wed Jun 2 18:41:20 BST 2010
Then why do they insist on keeping this modern, un-Cornish and wholly
untraditional graph? There is really no point to it, especially if it
On 2 Efn 2010, at 15:41, Ray Chubb wrote:
> Hi Ewan and welcome.
> On 1 Efn 2010, at 22:19, ewan wilson wrote:
>> On a more narrowly focused Spellyans topic, may I point out that
>> the 'wh' combination presents absolutely no problem to any Scotsman
>> as we pronounce it just as it should be in Cornish- a voicless
>> aspirate ( not the proper technical term which for the moment
>> escapes me!) What do others make of reversing the order of the
>> letters to 'hw'? Phonetically does that not imply a different sound
>> of 'h' followed by 'w'? I can see why it might seem more helpful to
>> those lacking the aspirate 'wh' in English, but surely it is not
>> THAT difficult a sound to learn to articulate?
> You are correct 'hw' does encourage a mispronunciation. A KK zealot
> and teacher of that system has admitted as much.
> Ray Chubb
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