[Spellyans] The Cornish for 'cousin'
ray at spyrys.org
Tue Jul 29 12:40:05 BST 2014
In case anyone is not sure what I am talking about:
'I wasn't saying yu to you I was saying yu to ee over there!'
On 29 Gor 2014, at 11:54, Clive Baker wrote:
> Yet funnily enough Ray, I was taught originally by some of those
> older speakers and their instruction was just that...yu is like
> 'you' but shorter, ...'more clipped', were their actual words.
> Unfortunately they have all passed from this world, and no doubt
> turning in their graves at some of the things that have happened to
> our language
> Kemer wyth
A bit like the Cornish dialect greeting, now that is a natural Cornish
sound with nothing speculative about it.
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