[Spellyans] Diacritics that distinguish homographs

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Tue Apr 24 18:22:52 BST 2018


A few more:

 

bras ‘plotting’; brâs ‘big’

bys ‘until’; bÿs ‘world; digit’

can ‘future indicative / imperative of cana’ (cf càn, cân in previous list)

cows ‘talk noun; imperative of côwsel’; côws ‘future indicative of côwsel’

es previous list gave it as present, it is of course imperfect

tal ‘future indicative / imperative of tylly’; tâl ‘forehead’

te ‘you’; tê ‘tea’

 

Ian

 

From: Spellyans <spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net> On Behalf Of Jon Mills
Sent: 20 April 2018 13:16
To: spellyans at kernowek.net
Subject: [Spellyans] Diacritics that distinguish homographs

 

Which Cornish words, when written in KS, would be homographs were it not for diacritics?

Jon

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